Northern Frontier

The Urban Development Authority (UDA) is moving into Jaffna, rolling out plans to develop urban centres in key Northern towns.
ldblquote We are giving priority to urban centres in the North, especially Jaffna, Batticaloa, Kalmunai, Valachennai, Chavakachcheri and Kilinochchi as well
dblquote , says Director General of the UDA, K Dharmasiri.rn

rnThe UDA has already had talks with the LTTE to develop the rebel held centres, as well as with other political parties for a Kilinochchi town development project.rn

rnldblquote We have had consultations and they have invited the UDA to participate in the planning process even in Mullaitivu, Chavakachcheri, Jaffna
dblquote , Dharmasiri says.rn

rnldblquote We are in already in the process of preparing a detailed plan for Jaffna town, especially the bus stand area. Survey plans and preliminary investigations are already completed
dblquote , he adds.rn

rnThree projects have been identified for implementation in the Batticaloa area, including Kalmunai. Trinco