2011 will be declared the Jana-sevana Year. Minister Wimal Weerawansa said that an attempt will be made to successfully implement the plan of constructing one million houses.
The Minister said the Treasury has placed confidence in them. They have a duty and a responsibility, to show when the budget for 2012 is being prepared that every cent given for housing development has been used to uplift the people and create a social revolution. The Minister expressed these views at a meeting to raise awareness among officials on the future projects to be launched by the Housing Development Authority led by the Ministry of Construction, Engineering Services and Common Amenities. Secretary to the Ministry Gotabhaya Jayaratne, Chairman of the National Housing Development Authority Jayantha Samaraweera were amongst those who participated.