The District Offices of NHDA, including Northern and Eastern provinces will collect details of manufacturers of building materials and their products along with the details related to manufacturing technology, standards maintained and problems encountered by them. The NHDA while passing on the information received to the District Offices, organizations and individuals engaged in Relief Housing Program in tsunami affected areas, hopes to find remedial measures to resolve the problems faced by the manufacturers.
By the survey concurrently being carried out on skilled labour it is expected to identify the availability of skilled labour in the trades of masonry, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, welding etc. related to construction industry and to harness their skills for the Housing Program for the tsunami affected. According to NHDA, around 10,500 skilled tradesmen have already been identified.
The, NHDA requests all building material manufacturers and skilled persons who are desirous of being registered under this program to provide their information to the district offices of NHDA.
Further details on this program could be obtained from the Deputy General Manager (Rural Housing and District Management) of National Housing Development Authority Head office at Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02."