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March 30

Govt. approval to implement E-Grama Niladhari Project

Cabinet approval haS been granted to implement an E-Grama Niladhari project to collect and store day-to-day information required for the duties related to the services rendered and studying purposes regarding the services rendered by Grama NiladhariS.The project will be implemented based on the results of a pilot project implemented in 162 Grama Niladhari divisions under four divisional Secretariat divisionS in 2016 and 2017.

Implementation of flood minimizing projects

The Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation has recognized the flood minimizing projects to be implemented during the year 2021 for minimizing floods occurring within Colombo and its suburbs as well as areas out of Colombo ensuring an environmentally sustainable urbanization.

The Cabinet of Minister granted approval to the proposal furnished by the Prime Minister as the Minister of Urban Development and Housing for the implementation of the said projects utilizing the provisions of Rs. 2,800 million allocated to Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation for the year 2021.

SLT facilities for promoting services of Motor Traffic Dept.

A large number of people gather at the head office, the office at Werahera, and district level offices in order to obtain services from the Department of Motor Traffic. Since both the people and the officers of the Department are suppressed by due to the prevailing circumstances, it has been planned to apply solutions by utilizing novel information and communication technology for the activities such as allocating a scheduled time.

Accordingly, the Cabinet of Ministers granted approval to the proposal submitted by the Minister of Transport for the implementation of the said project in conjunction with Sri Lanka Telecom, implementation of the project in Narahenpita, Werahera and 05 other district secretariats.

Cyclotron-based Radiopharmaceuticals production Centre in SL

Fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) is a radioactive drug and is being used for PET and CT Tests that conducted to diagnose cancers. A special device called Cycclotron is used to produce this drug and, Sri Lanka has to import this radioactive drug since the required facilities are not available in Sri Lanka .

Considering this situation, the Government has planned to set up a Deoxy Glucose Drug Manufacturing Center at Kotelawala Defence University Hospital premises in Werahera in collaboration with the Atomic Energy Board of Sri Lanka.

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