01. Family Selection -

  • Select families through the priority According to the 2015/2016 survey 
  • New families will receive new subsidies instead of subsidy removers according to the recommendation of the Samurdhi Development Officer, Regional Manager in the division and the approval of Divisional Secretary

02. Subsidy Value:

Family size

Value (Rs.)

01 and 02

1500.00

03

2500.00

More than 04

3500.00

Empowered Families

420.00

03. Composition of the subsidy:

Total Amount

Cash to Hand

Compulsory savings

Housing lottery

Social Insurance

1500

1250.00

100

50

100

2500

2150.00

200

50

100

3500

3050.00

300

50

100

420

-

270

50

100

i. Cash to Hand

It is credited to the beneficiary's bank account and can be obtained through Samurdhi Banks.

ii. Compulsory savings

It is credited to the Beneficiary's bank account and should have one of the following criteria to get the money.

  • 70 Years Completion
  • If a child is studing in a university
  • A particular disease (kidney, cancer, surgery)

iii. Housing lottery

  • One win for each Divisional Secretariat will be won monthly.
  • Value of Rs. 200,000.00.
  • This is given for Housing construction, purchase of a property and business.

iv. Social Insurance

The money will be released for the following purposes.

  • Rs. 7500 each for three children
  • For marriage Rs.7500 each (maximum of two marriages)
  • Rs. 15000 for  one death (no limit of deaths)
  • Donation for hospitalization is Rs. 7500 for 30 days per year (Rs.250 per day -maximum donation Rs. 7500) 
  • Birth of twins Rs. 5000 and three births and more Rs. 10,000 per month for one year

  • Maximum amount not deductible for empowering families at the Grama Niladari level under the Treasury Grant is Rs. 45000 will be provided for equipments, materials, animal control and buildings.
  • Providing livelihood Revolving loans through Samurdhi Banks (maximum 500,000 interest 12%)
  • Providing livelihood development loans through Samurdhi Banks (maximum of 500,000 - interest 12%)

i. Developing the flag fund related to the Day of prevention of drugs

The following programs are carried out by the fund.

  • Construction of houses for low income people
  • Home repairs
  • Improvement of toilets
  • Providing school equipments

ii. Implementation of counseling programs

iii. Establishment of samurdhi children's clubs, competitions and bringing them to the national level

iv. Conducting ''Green Park'' program  related to Forest conservation

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