Preparation of Regional Physical Plan for Eastern Province by the National Physical Planning Department (NPPD) is commenced on 01st February 2022 at Governor’s Secretariat at Batticaloa with the participation of Hon. Governor of Eastern Province, Chief Secretary of Eastern Provincial Council, Director General NPPD, District Secretaries of Batticaloa, Trincomalee and Ampara many other officers of government institutions.
Mr. Sirinimal Perera ,the Secretary of the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing has been visited the National Physical Planning Department on 3rd of Januarry 2022. That was a beginning of new working year with full of motivation and new guidance that given by his valuable speech.
We are in the process of updating National Physical Planning Policy and The Plan. It was necessary to update the National Physical Planning Policy and the Plan due to the changes in existing policies on different sectors which affect the spatial structure of the country, need of strengthening the implementation strategy, necessity of responding pandemic situations and incorporating the policy document ‘Vistas of Prosperity and Splendor’ in to the current National Physical Plan.
Pinnawala Township Development Plan has been prepared under the “Gama Samaga Pilisandara” programme. Pinnawala town center is located within Imbulpe Divisional Secretariat area in Ratnapura District. Plans will be prepared for a bus stand, shopping complex, a multipurpose building, a children’s park, preschool, playground and a facility building for “Pola” which were identified as key projects.
Rassagala Township Development Plan has been prepared under the “Gama Samaga Pilisandara” programme. Rassagala town center is located within Balangoda Divisional Secretariat area in Ratnapura District. Plans will be prepared for a bus stand, a shopping complex with a vehicle park, a multipurpose building, a three-wheeler park, children’s park and a library which were identified as key projects.