Many projects are on the cards for next year to develop Batticaloa.
Allocations have already been set apart for development projects targeted for next year. 3727 projects were launched last year. Of this 89 percent of the work had been completed and vested in the public.
The balance is in the final stage. 378 million rupees by the Eastern Provincial Council, 158 million rupees under the Maga Neguma Project and 30 million rupees under the Decentralized Budget have been allocated for development of Batticaloa.