Kalpitiya is to be developed as a Tourist Resort. The work related to the development of the area is being undertaken with the declaration of Kalpitiya as a Tourist Resort.
A special discussion on the implementation of the proposed programme was held at the Kalpitiya Divisional Secretariat. It was chaired by Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa. The meeting adverted attention on enhancing facilities needed by foreign tourists. Talks also dealt at length on initiatives that should be taken to attract more local tourists. The expenditure to be incurred on the programme is 300 million rupees. Several public representatives and public officials attended the discussion.