Promise Tracker

Urban Regeneration Project

Budget Speech para. 221: "Given our Government’s commitment to sustainable development and creating modern sustainable Urban Hub,  Rs. 24 billion will be allocated for URP: a multipurpose initiative, which includes an integrated flood mitigation mechanism to cover the Colombo city limits and its suburbs including Weras Ganga project, the relocation of the Manning Market to Peliyagoda, Administrative City Development project, development of Ancillary Infrastructure for the Colombo Port City, Transport Development project, Beira Lake Rehabilitation and Redevelopment project and, the provision of Road Infrastructure for the  Tec-City at Homagama."
  • Allocation (Rs. Mn)24,000
  • SectorCity Planning
  • Ministry / Government Institution : Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development

Openness Tracker


Information on progress was obtained through the progress report made available on the website of the responsible government agency. Further, information was also provided in response to the request for information filed under the Right to Information Act No 12 of 2016 and a request made by email to the responsible government agency.

Progress Tracker


Based on the information made available, progress as at 31 December 2018 was assessed as 77% of the target set for 2018. Progress was assessed by weighting progress of activities by their allocation. Where progress was reported for sub-activities for which separate allocations were not provided, the average progress for the activity as a whole was calculated and weighted by its allocation

Sources of Information

  • Budget Tracker - Website Website
  • Budget Tracker - Website Over the counter
  • Budget Tracker - Website RTI