Ministry of Community Empowerment and Estate Infrastructure Development


Name of Cabinet Minister:
Arumugan Thondaman
Timeline:
Eighth Parliament of the D.S.R. of Sri Lanka
Source:
Office of the Cabinet of Ministers - Sri Lanka

Formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies, programmes and projects; in relation to subject of Community Empowerment and Estate Infrastructure Facilities Development and the subjects of the departments, statutory institutions, laws and regulations under the purview of Ministry of Community Empowerment and Estate Infrastructure Development

Creation of new villages and townships aimed at developing housing and infrastructure for landless employed in Government and privately owned plantation companies

Adopting necessary measures for the provision of basic facilities, livelihood generation and community development projects including other requirements for empowerment of plantation community economically, socially and culturally

Development of basic infrastructure in rural estate sector

Co-ordination of matters relating to the provision of essential services for displaced persons

Implementation and operation of programmes and projects for the resettlement of common persons due to conflicts

Implementing programmes and projects for resettlement of persons physically and mentally affected by the conflicts

Coordinating matters between Government and international cooperation agencies NonGovernmental Organizations and civil society in resettlement activities

Launch of programmes for uplifting the living standards of the rural community

Supervising all institutions under the purview of Ministry of Community Empowerment and Estate Infrastructure Development and matters relating to all subjects assigned to such institutions