Measures are being taken to develop villages surrounding the Sripada.
Navinna by-lane and Polwatta and Embuldeniya road in Ketawala were vested in the public. They were constructed at the expenditure of 15 million rupees under the programme of village development centering the Sripada. The water supply, sanitation, electricity and other common amenities are also being improved. The programme has been launched by the Ratnapura Pradeshiya Sabha under the guidance of Minister W.D.J. Seneviratne.