National Building Research Organisation

National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) the premier research & development institute
established in 1984 has now grown in to a successful technical service provider and research & development institution
where experts from multiple disciplines have teamed up and dedicated to create a disaster free built environment for the nation.

Community Awareness on Home Owner Driven Housing Construction Programme. 

NBRO identified 1962 families living in high risk landslide prone areas of Kegalle district. These families have been earmarked for resettlement. Most of the direct victims will be given houses constructed by donors to reduce the burden on the victims and in the Home Owner Driven Housing Programme, two sub-options will be offered to beneficiaries to select one.

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In the first option, a land plot of approximately 10 perches will be provided from already identified lands and the beneficiary will be allocated Rs 1.2 Mn in cash to build the resilient core house. In the second option, the beneficiery will be allowed to build their house on their own land and an additional Rs. 0.4 Mn over the Rs. 1.2 Mn will be given as an incentive. Guidelines on these resettlement options have been formulated by NBRO for the benefit of authorities concerned and the beneficieries of the Home Owner Driven Housing Programme.

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NBRO recently conducted a community awareness programme on Home Owner Driven Housing Construction Programme at Kegalle Divisional Secretariat Division. Beneficiaries of Kegalle DS Division, Technical Officers of the Kegalle DSD, officers of National Disaster Relief Service Centre and the Director Planning were the participants of the programme. The programme mainly focused on creating awareness among beneficiaries on the programme procedure, methods of installment payments, plan selection, construction of houses, material selection, and the responsibilities of beneficiary etc. 

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NBRO identified 1962 families living in high risk landslide prone areas of Kegalle district. These families have been earmarked for resettlement. Most of the direct victims will be given houses constructed by donors to reduce the burden on the victims and in the Home Owner Driven Housing Programme, two sub-options will be offered to beneficiaries to select one.

 

In the first option, a land plot of approximately 10 perches will be provided from already identified lands and the beneficiary will be allocated Rs 1.2 Mn in cash to build the resilient core house. In the second option, the beneficiery will be allowed to build their house on their own land and an additional Rs. 0.4 Mn over the Rs. 1.2 Mn will be given as an incentive. Guidelines on these resettlement options have been formulated by NBRO for the benefit of authorities concerned and the beneficieries of the Home Owner Driven Housing Programme.

 

NBRO recently conducted a community awareness programme on Home Owner Driven Housing Construction Programme at Kegalle Divisional Secretariat Division. Beneficiaries of Kegalle DS Division, Technical Officers of the Kegalle DSD, officers of National Disaster Relief Service Centre and the Director Planning were the participants of the programme. The programme mainly focused on creating awareness among beneficiaries on the programme procedure, methods of installment payments, plan selection, construction of houses, material selection, and the responsibilities of beneficiary etc.