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"Creation of Prosperous District that is the premier location and gateway in country for Economical, Social, Financial, Commercial and Technological innovation and opportunities."


"Expansion of socio economic opportunities thereby enhancing the quality of the people in the district through integrated sustainable Economic, Social, Cultural and Physical Development."


  • Expansion of economy opportunities for income and employments.
  • Enhancing the living standard of the people.
  • Creation of better environment.
  • Empower of Sustainable House Hold Economic Unit.
  • Expansion of  Rural infrastructure facilities.


  • Sustainable development of  house hold units of  557 G.N. Divisions in the thirteen Divisional Secretariats.
  • Improvement of  Rural  Infrastructure Facilities as need.
  • Increasing sectoral distribution of  Gama Neguma and DCB allocation of the rural area in the District.
  • Achieving 100% both physical and financial Progress under the District Development Programme.
  • Updating & Completing of Resource Profile in all D.S. Division before the end of 2nd quarter in every year.
  • Updating district Data base system before the end of 2nd quarter in every year.


  • Facilitating Development policy of the District.
  • Overall Planning and Programming of the District Development Programme with the following major components.
  • Economic Development Planning.
  • Structural Planning.
  • Infrastructure facilities and public utilities planning.
  • Facilitation of Private Sector investments.
  • Promotions of Socio Cultural and Tourism.
  • Overall Coordination, Monitoring, and progress review of the Development Programmes.
  • Implementation of Decentralized Capital Budget Programme.
  • Implementation of Divi Neguma Programme.
  • Implementation of Gama Neguma Programme.
  • Implementation of Provincial Road Development Programme.
  • Preparation of Consolidated District Implementation Programme.
  • Updating of data for Divisional level Diagnostic and problems identification exercise.
  • Human Resources development activities in the district.
  • Development of documentation of the development related data and publication and studies and surveys.
  • Public awareness programme and publication.
  • Preparation of resources profile for DS Level.
  • Preparation of resource profile for Grama Seva Division Level.
  • Facilitating Divi Neguma Development policy in the District.

Functions of the District Planning Secretariat

  • Preparation of Annual Integrated District Development Plan
  • Preparation and Implementation of Decentralized Budget Programme
  • Preparation and Implementation of  Divi Naguma Programme
  • Preparation and Implementation of Provincial Road Development  Programme
  • Preparation of  District Development Action Plan
  • Updating Divisional Level Resource profile
  • Strengthening and maintaining District Operation Room
  • Implementation Rural Economic Development Programme
  • Conducting and Facilitating to District Coordinating Committee Meeting
  • Conducting Progress review Meetings
  • Conducting Divisional Level Diagnostic and Problems Identification survey exercise
  • Other Development related activities