Progress of the District Samurdhi Division

01. Granting Samurdhi Assistance


There are 302107 families in Kalutara District. Out of them 59306 beneficiaries get Samurdhi assistance which is initiated to get rid of poverty. In accordance 1 610 447 640/= rupees has been issued for the Samurdhi beneficiaries for the period January – December 2018. Thus the Samurdhi assistance may be divided basing the number of family members as mentioned bellow.

 No of Family Members  Amount (Rs)
 04 or 04<  3500
 03  2500
 03>  1500
 Strengthened Families  420

In order to make strengthened prosperous nation without poverty by the year 2030, a number of projects have been initiated in the year 2018 under Livelihood Development Project. Strengthening Economy & Development Programme, Arunalu Programmes, Enterprise Development Training programmes & Infrastructure Development Programmes can be mentioned as some of main projects initiated.

 

02. Social Development


Covering 14 Divisional Secretariat Offices, a number of identified Special social development programmes has been initiated within the District in year 2018 as well. Preventing Drugs, Happy Families Programme, Counselling programmes, Samurdhi Kekulu Children’s Associations, Cultural Programmes and Diriya Piyasa Housing Programmes are some main projects initiated under government financial assistance. The Diriya Piyasa Housing Programme is initiated aiming homeless widows & helpless people.

Following programmes have been initiated under Samurdhi Development Programmes of Year 2018.

 

Programme

Allocation (Rs. Millions)

Expenditure (Rs. Millions)

No of Completed Projects

Agricultural Development

3.5

14.34

598

Animal Husbandry

0.78

Fisheries Development

0.09

Industries & Entrepreneurship Development

14.36

Job Aimed Vocational Training

0.05

Model Garden Development Programme

5.49

0.41

116

Samurdhi Model Village Programme 2018

3.98

   

Special Project Programme

1.22

0.43

17

Drugs Prevention, Home Management & Happy Families Programme

0.42

0.06

2

Counselling Programme

0.35

0.15

6

Samurdhi Kekulu Children’s Associations & Cultural Programme

0.67

0.5

46

Diriya Piyasa Housing Programme

6.4

6.4

33

Trade Infrastructure Development

2.8

1.57

85

Training Programme

0.7

0.51

28

Introducing New Entrepreneurs Training Programme

1.4

0.15

4

 

03. Social Security

 

Samurdhi Beneficiaries contribute Rs. 100/= for the Samurdhi Social Security Fund. Thus the following chart shows that more benefit has been given for the community in year 2018.

 

Description

No of Beneficiaries

Amount Rs.

Birth Payments

167

1 252 500

Marriages

1079

8 092 500

Hospital Charges

2404

6 671 000

Deaths

1990

29 850 000

Sipdora Scholarship

7515

11 272 500

Special Births (Twin Beneficiaries & Non Beneficiaries Twin)

105

4 105 000

 

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