The construction work on new ECD centers, with day care facilities, funded by the Early Childhood Development Project has been steadily progressing through the pandemic in 2020 and will be completed in 2021.

These centers will provide much needed ECD services and day care to children in the area, part of the ongoing initiative of the ECD Project to enhance equitable access to quality ECD services to all.

Listed below is the progress at the start of 2021.

                            District Hospital Premises in Monaragala District:


On site visit in 20th August 2020



                                                                                                      January 2021 civil works were completed.

Hulannuge, Lahugala Division, Ampara District


Ground breaking ceremony on 22nd July, 2020




 Progress as of January 2021 in Lahugala, Ampara District

Elahera Divisional Secretariat premises, Polonnaruwa – current status

KiliKarachchi, Kilinochchi District – current status 


                                 Construction work in progress


                      Outer circular road, Vavuniya, Vavuniya District – current status

Manmunaipattu Division, Batticaloa – current status


                                                         Construction work in progress


In addition to the above, the construction work on the New ECD centers, with day care facilities, in the following districts are ongoing and will be completed in 2021:

Buddhagaya road, Mahiyangannaya, Badulla District

Puttalam District, Secretariat Premises

Rattota Divisional Secretariat Premises, Matale District

Neervely South, Pootharmadathukkaladdi, Kopya, Jaffna District

Hanguranketha, Nuwara Eliya District