The General Public affected due to Ethnic Violence, Terrorist Activities, Civil War, Communal Violence and related activities are entitled to compensation with regard to the damages caused to their properties including vehicles.

This scheme has covered the incident since July, 1983 and operates since 16th February, 1996 according to the Circular No. MRR/COM/GEN/83/95/01 dated 16th February, 1996 and 15th July, 2009 (amendment).

Maximum Amount Payable is Rs.100,000.00

Necessary documents for Payments

  • Application form Certified by the Divisional Secretary
  • Original Police Report
  • Voters List
  • Copy of Deed (If building only)
  • Estimate Report (Building, house, household items/ vehicle/ fishing equipment)
  • Letter certified by the Divisional Secretary (If no other family member obtains compensation)
  • Copy of the National Identity Cards - applicant and the dependents
  • Voucher (General 35)
  • Details of Bank Account
  • Land  Deed/ Permit/ Business Registration of the Vehicle or Fishing Board

These documents should be certified by Grama Niladari and Divisional Secretary forwarded to the Rehabilitation Authority.

Officers handling the subject of the scheme of Property Compensation for General Public.

Name and Designation District In charged Contact Number
Ms. T.N. Isra
Rehabilitation Assistant
Ampara, Batticoloa, Trincomalee, Mannar +94 112 575 803
Mr. M.R.M. Irsath
Management Assistant
Kilinochchi, Jaffna
Mr. Manju Lekamge
Management Assistant
Vavuniya/ Other Districts: (Colombo, Matara, Kalutara, Kandy, Kurunagala, Puttalum, Anuradhapura, Pollonnaruwa)
Ms. J. Nuskiya
Management Assistant

In - charge of the General Public Compensation Scheme

Mr. S.M. Badurdeen
Additional Director

+94 112 575 818