Houses for 600 low-income Sri Lankan families with Indian assistance

Aug 24, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka plans to construct 600 houses across the island for low-income families with Indian assistance.

A proposal by Housing and Constructions Minister Sajith Premadasa to sign an MoU to obtain 300 million rupees in financial aid to implement the programme covering all 25 districts was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers.

“The housing requirement Survey 2016 has revealed that 216,197 families in Sri Lanka have no house, or a land to build a house,” a statement said.

The Government of India has agreed to provide financial aids to construct the houses.