In connection with Deyata Kirula-2014 exhibition 2014 major steps are to taken to ensure substantial development in every village in the districts of Kurunegala, Kegalle, and Puttalam. 2731 Mobil services organized at village level were commenced on 1st of July and are expected to be completed by 31st December – 2014.
Parallel to 8th Deyata Kirula Exhibition, a series of mobile services will be held covering 57 AGA Divisions and 2731 Grama Sewa Niladhari divisions. These are held under the guidance of Minister of Economic Development, Basil Rajapaksa. At these mobile services, the problems of the common masses are expected to be identified and find speedy solutions to them.
The mobile services functions are as follows:
Registration of persons, Issues of birth certificates, Issues of senior citizen identity cards, Field research for the development of common amenities, Medical camps and clinics, Land issues.
2731 mobile service will be held in these three districts adopting participatory approaches. Already 1982 mobile services have been conducted in 2631 centers. 445,597 people participated in these services and the number of issues identified was 618,456. Out of this number 122,278were solved.
Arrangements have been made to establish a green garden in every village parallel to the Deyata Kirula exhibition 2014. Elevating several villages to town level by expanding infrastructure facilities is also an important step expected to be taken under Puraneguma programme. The number of villages that have been identified for this purpose is 32.
Ministry of Economic Development has allocated financial grants to develop irrigation projects in three districts.
Statistics related to the total population of these three districts are, Kurunegala 106,000, Kegalle 759,776, Puttalam 836,603. Under the Deyata Kirula, all development activities will be carried out giving priority to people’s problems.