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* Sri Lankan Government to grant over 3,700 permanent houses to hill country plantation community this year
Sun, Oct 22, 2017, 12:05 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 22, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has begun a program to build permanent single houses for hill-country tea estate workers, who are at risk of landslides, replacing their line-room houses.

It is expected to grant houses for the beneficiaries at the end of this year from several housing projects under the Government program for granting housing facilities with clear title deeds to the plantation community living in line rooms. Beneficiaries are also being given ownership of the land on which the houses are being built.

Accordingly, it has been planned to grant title deeds for 2,551 houses constructed under the Green Gold Housing Programme and 1,134 houses of Phase I, constructed under the Indian Grant for families affected by disasters in the year 2017.

Another 75 houses of the Meeriyabedda Housing Project, implemented for people who had lost their houses due to the landslide in 2015 will also be handed over this year.

Under the Indian Housing Project, 4000 houses are being constructed in upcountry areas.

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal made by the Minister of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development Palani Digambaram to get the plots of land on which the relevant housing schemes are implemented, released from the regional plantation companies for the issue of title deeds.

 

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