Haritha Purawara housing scheme which comprises 830 houses equipped with modern facilities at Horana was launched yesterday (March 28).
This programme is part of the one million housing development programme “Jana Sevana” which is being implemented by the Ministry of Engineering Services, Construction, Housing and Common Amenities.
Addressing the launching ceremony the Minister of Engineering Services, Construction, Housing and Common Amenities Wimal Weerawansa said that steps will be taken to test the quality of housing projects being carried out by private institutions.
The Minister said that the public will have the opportunity to buy a quality house as a result of the government’s new housing programme.
The construction works of the scheme which is built in a land of 19 acres is to be completed within one year.