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Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - 6.09 GMT
Over 347 mobile services in Badulla completed


Arrangements have been made to complete 567 mobile services within three months in Badulla District, under the ‘Village-to-Village, House-to-House’ National Program to solve problems of the rural population. Of this number 347 have already been completed.

Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa is directing the program on President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s advice to solve the problems of nearly 811,758 people living in 15 Secretarial Divisions of 09 electorates in the Badulla District.

132,644 villagers, 546 People’s Representatives, Representatives of 2,973 community organizations, 54 NGOs, 317 private entrepreneurs and 25,953 officials of 35 Government Ministries attended the 347 mobile service held until August 4.

Following the success of the Mobile Services held in Kegalle, Kurunegala and Puttalam Districts, they have been extended to Badulla and Moneragala Districts in Uva Province, Galle, Matara and Hambantota in Southern Province and to Ratnapura District.

In Badulla District most of the problems relating to issuing of birth, marriage and death certificates, National Identity Cards, passports, requests for spectacles, walking aids, wheel chairs, lands, housing, health, agriculture, fisheries and animal husbandry were solved by the mobile services last week, according to Badulla District Secretary Rohana Dissanayake.

The highest public participation was noted in programs on health clinics, maternal and child nutrition, food preparation, beauty culture, prevention of drug addiction, shramadana and religion and the environment.





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