Resettlement of Muslim IDP’s - Provision of housing and infrastructure
Budget Speech para. 280: "In the early 90’s, all Muslims living in the North were forcibly evicted by the LTTE. Since then, many of them have been living as Internally Displaced People. Rs. 2,500 million will be allocated for infrastructure development and housing for these displaced persons. Funds will be allocated to expedite the resettlement processes which include the rehabilitation of the Mannar town area and to continue the township development programme at Silawathura."
Allocation Revised: According to the information received from the responsible institution, the allocation for this promise has been revised from LKR 2,500 million to LKR 1,750 million
- Allocation (Rs. Mn) : 2,500
- Sector : Reconciliation
- Ministry / Government Institution : Ministry of Industry & Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons, Co-operative Development and Vocational Training & Skills Development
(Previously the Ministry of Industry & Commerce)
Openness Tracker Responsive
Information on progress was obtained through the progress report provided in response to the request for information filed under the Right to Information Act No 12 of 2016 and in response to a request made by email to the responsible government agency.
Progress Tracker Substantial
Based on the information made available, progress as at 31 December 2018 was assessed as 72% of the target set for 2018. Progress was assessed by weighting progress of activities outlined in the action plan by their allocation.In the case of the activity "Rehabilitation of Mannar Town with shopping complex and a bus stand and township development program at silawathrai in Musali DS division", progress was assumed to be 50% because the required approvals have been obtained and work had commenced according to the progress report received for the mid-year assessment. Similarly, in the case of the activity "Operation and maintenance of schools, hospitals and PMU", the progress was assumed to be 100% since the allocation for the activity had been fully utilised.
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