Another 15 projects completed at a cost of Rs. 890 million under the development of Western and Ayurveda hospitals and Health Centres to facilitate a healthy community will also be vested in the public.
Among them are the new kidney clinic at the dental and surgical unit at the Hingurakgoda hospital, administration unit and kidney clinics at the Bakamuna hospital, the OPD unit and clinics at Manampitiya hospital, new wards building complex at the Manampitiya Ayurveda hospital, new laboratory building and the “Suvadivi” health service building and Aralaganwila hospital and other facilities at several hospitals and MoH offices.
Three water supply projects costing Rs. 191 million have also been completed in Unagalavehera and Puttur and several other places and 15 housing schemes for low income groups and doctors’ quarters built in the area are also included in this programme.
Another 9 projects include the new Medirigiriya bus station, Hingurakgoda’s two storey trade complex, Lankapura Fine Arts hall with an 800 seating capacity, the Polonnaruwa Municipal Council building, the Lakshauyana community hall and the Manampitiya Hela bojun hala (indigenous food centre) which had all cost Rs. 343 million.
Another Rs. 55 million had been spent on 15 projects involving places of worship of all religions.
Irrigation facilities too have been uplifted under this programme to facilitate cultivation during both seasons.