At a workshop facilitated by TISL, the second phase of the four-year development plan of the Rideemaliyadda Pradeshiya Sabha (PS) in the Badulla District was discussed this week.
Former Chief Secretary- Sabaragamuwa and Secretary to the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Piyasena Ranasinghe and Consultant to the SLIG R.M.Rathnayake guided the process. Participants included the public, elected members and the officials of the Pradeshiya Sabha.
The discussion revolved round the findings of the report of five committees set up during the first phase of planning to identify development projects.
The resource persons helped to evaluate these findings and it was decided to appoint an action committee to identify the importance and the relevance of the identified projects for the area. The committee will make its recommendations on the priorities of these projects.
Further, it was decided to invite Community- Based Leaders from each of the Grama Niladari Divisions for the next workshop.
All elected members of the Rideemaliyadda PS including the opposition members and the officials took part in the day long workshop.