To ensure enhanced life-style within sustainable urban human settlements 




Fulfill the aspirations of under-served, low-income dwellers in urban areas by empowering them socially, economically and culturally whilst assuring redevelopment of fragmented lands through maximized market initiatives to finance the housing for the urban poor as well as government contribution and to play the lead role in Sustainable Urban Settlement Development and facilitate Urban Real Estate Development. 



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Lunawa Opening-

Foundation laid for construction at 365 noumber of housing unit at LUNAWA,MORATUWA,on 28 th may 2012

Diriya Loan Programme-

Scattered housing loan programme is proposed to launch on 11th of September 2012 to provide housing loan facilities for 300nos.of selected beneficiaries towards the upgrading and new construction of their houses

World Habitat Day-

This year the World Habitat Day was celebrated on 1st October 2012 at Colombo Municipal Council grounds and organized by Ministry of Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities under the patronage of the President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Construction, Engineering Services,Housing and Common Amenities Minister Wimal Weerawansa and Deputy Minister Lasantha Alagiyawanna and Ministry Secretary Wimalasiri Perera with other officials of the ministry.

World Habitat Day - 2012



The Ministry of Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities, the focal point of Un- Habitat in Sri Lanka had made arrangements to celebrate this year World Habitat Day under the theme of “Changing Cities - Building Opportunities” in collaboration with the beneficiary families and other stake­holders of Janasevana Swashakthi Urban Drive which is a peo­ple centered development programme initiated by the state .. ..[more]




Social Development Programmes



Janasevana Swashakthi Urban Drive aims to improve the living condition of the community by upgrading available housing units or by providing better housing facilities and access to basic servicers in order to ensure a sustainable settlement development in cities....[more]

Urban Settlements Development Authority
3rd Floor, "Sethsiripaya" Battaramulla, Sri Lanka.
Tel - +94 11 2871305, 
Fax - +94 11 2871306
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