An event to distribute water tanks to the temples and Pradeshiya Sabhas in drought affected area was held on 25 September 2014 at Governor’s Secretariat. Governor of Northern Province GA Chandrasiri participated as the Chief Guest and distributed the water tanks.
The Padavisripura Rural Water Supply Scheme constructed by the Eastern Province Water Supply Development Project with the financial assistance of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) was declared open by Hon. Governor, Eastern Province, Rear Admiral Mohan Wijewickrama on 14th June 2013 at Padavisripura.
This project was initiated as a solution to the kidney diseases prevailing in the area and it is expected over 1000 families benefit under this project. Hon. W.G.M. Ariyawathi Galappaththi, Chairperson of EPC, Mr. D.M. Sarath Abayagunawardana, Chief Secretary, EPC, Chairman of Pradeshiya Sabha, Padavisripura, senior officers from JICA, government official and large gathering of people attended in this opening ceremony.