Public servants’ housing scheme in Mullaitivu
* Construction of 640 houses in progress
* Govt offers Rs 500,000 soft housing loan
progress on the housing scheme
A housing scheme is being constructed in Omanthai for public servants
in the Mullaitivu district in line with the government’s Jana Sevana
housing project. Under this project, the construction of 640 houses is
in progress. Construction commenced on September 24 last year with the
assistance of several ministries including the Economic Development
Each beneficiary is offered a plot of land of 40 perches by the
government free of charge for the construction of the house.
The government also offers a Rs 500,000 soft housing loan with a
grace period for every house owner to be utilised for the construction.
It has been planned to construct and establish welfare and other
facilities within the housing scheme to provide facilities for the
Supermarkets, schools, playgrounds, welfare centres, dispensaries,
religious centres, community centres, communication facilities and many
more welfare and common amenities will be available at the housing
project. Public servants in the Mullaitivu district are likely to
benefit immensely from this project, state sources said.