Allocate ministry subjects effectively and scientifically: Champika

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Minister of Megapolis Patali Champika Ranawaka today urged Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to allocate Ministry subjects scientifically when restructuring the Cabinet so that development could be carried out efficiently and effectively.

Minister Ranawaka said this at the inauguration of Lakeview middle-income housing project in Thalawathugoda last morning.

“Our Ministry will have to work with over 123 institutions including the Department of lands. This is a time consuming one. We had to wait for a long period to rectify a certain issue pertaining to a land and if the subjects are allocated for Ministries effectively and scientifically we would be able to minimise the problems.

“I hope the President and Prime Minister take this into an issue when allocating ministry subjects in the coming cabinet restructure,” the Minister said.

“Making the State institutions and the judiciary independent alone is not enough as efficiency should be brought into these,” he added.

The Minister said it took 17 years for him to settle a certain court case.

Also, Minister Ranawaka said areas coming under local bodies should also be changed. He said some parts of Kotte and Battaramulla came under Kaduwela Pradeshiya Sabha but other areas come under Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte.

This he said also created problems when carrying out development work.

Therefore the Minister suggested that all these areas should come under one local body so that development could move speedily.

He said the Government would go ahead with Sethsiripaya Phase 4 and 5 soon.

He said lands have been already allocated to set up official residence for the Prime Minister and President. “Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte will soon become an administrative area,” he said. (Yohan Perera)

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  • Premalal Friday, 13 April 2018 08:59 AM

    Explain what is meant by effective and Scientific to our parliamentarians especially to the likes of those who thought that Megaplois was a large Police force.

    Unchikun Friday, 13 April 2018 09:31 AM

    May I add " Arithmetically".

    Saman Friday, 13 April 2018 10:26 AM

    Whoever comes, guys will rob effectively and scientifically.

    Lord Wolfstein Friday, 13 April 2018 10:26 AM

    A government can only work efficiently and effectively when the number of ministries would be reduced to below 20.

    ravin Friday, 13 April 2018 10:41 AM

    Only science politicians know is how to make money from every corner they get access to. What else grade 8th standards know, only gods knows.

    Amda Friday, 13 April 2018 11:02 AM

    Oh please, forget the science, they are in it for the money only

    Ceylon Friday, 13 April 2018 11:16 AM

    What happened before.not did??.then punish sirisena for wrong doing.

    rajitha Friday, 13 April 2018 11:47 AM

    In Sri Lanka govt service there are 12 to remove a light bulb when only 1 is needed. The red tape is enormous. In other industries like construction, the companies cannot find enough staff.

    C. Analytica Friday, 13 April 2018 02:46 PM

    For example, Ministry of science and mathematics.

    Haramanis Friday, 13 April 2018 03:09 PM

    If Megapolis is managed effectively and scientifically, how did it become Garbage-poliis???

    Barry Friday, 13 April 2018 03:20 PM

    Give him Budda sasana ministry. That's the most appropriate for him.

    Sambi Friday, 13 April 2018 04:23 PM

    Mr. Minister, how to allocate ministry subjects effectively when the ministers don't know the subject. You very well know the education level of our ministers.

    Saman Friday, 13 April 2018 04:52 PM

    If you were to adopt a scientific approach, then every SL politician would be excluded including yourself...

    bom.bili Friday, 13 April 2018 09:24 PM

    specially the ones who does NOT own up after accidentsJust change the drivers seat.What a con artist is this crook

    surath Friday, 13 April 2018 06:38 PM

    Do it daily basis

    Observer Saturday, 14 April 2018 01:54 PM

    Only scientific thing to do is to make the number of ministries about 15 to 20


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