Promise Tracker

Township and strategic city development programme in Kandy, Anuradhapura, Galle Jaffna

Budget Speech para. 222: "Mr Speaker, our development model is not limited to only the Colombo District and its suburbs, but it is an inclusive development strategy that encompasses all 25 Districts in the country. As such, the township and strategic city development programme will initially cover Kandy, Anuradhapura, Galle and the Jaffna Districts." Allocation Revised: The allocation for this promise has been revised from LKR 3,000 million to LKR 7,669.68 million
  • Allocation (Rs. Mn)12,000
  • SectorCity Planning
  • Ministry / Government Institution : Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development

Openness Tracker


Information was obtained through (i) the 'Progress of development projects and programmes as at 31st March 2018' Report published online by the Department of Project Management and Monitoring; and (ii) the Action Plans, Financial Plan and Progress Report received from the responsible agency in response to a request under the RTI Act. However, information in response to the request was obtained after filing an appeal.

Progress Tracker


Some activities under the promise have been initiated. However, progress for the first six months falls short of target. Based on information made available, progress as at 30 June 2018 (weighted by allocation) was 7.3%, behind the target (weighted by allocation) of 15.9%.

Sources of Information

  • Budget Tracker - Website Website
  • Budget Tracker - Website RTI