City Planning

The following activities are entrusted to the Ministry by the provisions of this Gazette notification in relation to the city planning and development.

1. Special city planning and development programs and projects

2. Direct and regulate all construction work on the basis of national physical plans in urban development activities

Role of City Planning & Development Division

·       Developing project plans and manage deliverables according to the plan
 
·       Communicate the project’s goals throughout the organization
 
·       Progress Monitoring, certification of measurements and Attending meetings
 
·       Developing budget and cost estimating
 
·       Assessing risks and its Management.
 
·       Awareness campaign to aware public and political leadership regarding the project
 
·       Administration works of consultancy contract
 
·       Co-ordination with stakeholders and general public to implement the project

 

·       Making arrangements to review the works of each consultant
 
·       General Administration works including recruitment of staff, procurement of vehicles and other necessary items for the PMU
 
·       Giving necessary instructions to contractor’s staff, quality control and taking all measurements of structural works.
 
·       Involving supervision and commissioning of facilities and follow O & M procedures and manuals.
 
·       Project payment works and other financial issues related to the project
 
·       Administrative support for procurement up to signing of the contract agreement
 
·       Land Acquisition works
 

Developing and maintaining project management standards and methods

  • Project management standards and methods points out the expectations, the realized benefits and – more importantly – the major differences between them.
  • Project management standards and methods to be applied in all phases in the project period.

o   Project initiation –

o   Technical feasibility studies

o   Prepare preliminary estimates

o   Decide whether to proceed

o   Project planning –

o   Prepare a conceptual design and proposals for specification

o   Get authorization/agreements/MOUs from relevant entities

o   Select a procurement method

o   Project execution –

o   Prepare tender documents, BOQs and specifications

o   Select a contract method eg. ICTAD, CIDA

o   Obtaining & appraising tenders

o   Project closing –

o Managing construction, communication, supervision, changes, maintaining quality, cost and completion on time

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Developing and maintaining project historical archives

  • Analyzing secondary data on similar projects and collection primary data wherever necessary
  • Keep all the relevant information in project wise.

Providing project administrative help

·     Administrative help is going to be provided by the City Planning & Development Division with getting assistance from the relevant officials in the grassroots level organizations throughout the project perio

Providing project administrative help

·    Human resources and staffing assistance are going to be provided by the City Planning & Development Division and the relevant supervising agencies for the implementing projects wherever necessary.

Providing project management consulting and mentoring

·        Regular monitoring and evaluation procedures are carried out throughout the project period

·        Project management consultancy is provided in regular basis

Providing or arranging project management training

On the job trainings are going to be conducted in regular intervals through resource persons from relevant training institutes

Head of Staff

Director (Planning)

Mr.H.M.Jayathilaka Herath

Assistant Director (Planning)

Mr.Daminda Nallaperuma

City Planning

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The following activities are entrusted to the Ministry by the provisions of this Gazette notification in relation to the city planning and development.
 

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Administration Division
Ministry of City Planning & Water Supply
“Lakdiya Medura”
No.35
New Parliament Road
Pelawatta
Battaramula
Sri Lanka

Our mission

Providing people with favorable living conditions through sustainable city planning, safe drinking Water supply and improved sanitation facilities, while ensuring the protection of the living Environment and water resources.

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