House each, for selected youth in Wayamba
Wayamba Provincial Council Housing Minister Sanath Nisantha Perera
has planned to build a house for each selected youth in every Divisional
Secretariat division in the Kurunegala and Puttalam districts, within
He disclosed this at a media briefing held at his ministry on Friday.
Minister Perera said the government has drawn up plans to solve the
housing problems of the people within two years through several housing
projects. He said even the National Youth Services Council (NYSC) has a
new housing project under which houses are being constructed for the
The NYSC spends Rs 100,000 on each house and our ministry will spend
Rs 25,000 under this programme to build a house for a youth in every DS
division in Wayamba.
He said a recent survey conducted by the Provincial Ministry of Road
Development, Power and Housing, revealed there were 74,000 families in
Wayamba who do not have a house of their own.