This assistance scheme is to repair/reconstruct the religious places destroyed/damaged due to terrorist activities/ethnic violence etc. Occurred since 24 July 1983.

This scheme is being implemented from 21.06.1996 under the circular No: 1/96

Amount payable under this scheme;

  • Fully Damaged – Rs. 1,000,000.00
  • Partly Damaged – Rs. 500,000.00

The four stages of payments are given below;

  • 1st Installment - 25%
  • 2nd Installment - 40%
  • 3rd Installment - 20%
  • 4th Installment - 15%

Necessary Documents for Payments

  • Duly Completed Application form certified by the Government Agent
  • Original Police Report
  • Details of Bank Account
  • Valuation Report
  • Estimate
  • Registered Number given by the Department of Religious and Cultural Affairs
  • General 35 Voucher
  • Confirmation letter from the relevant Department of responsible for the affairs of that particular religion

Subject Officer of Scheme for Compensation for Places of Worship

Name and Designation District In charged Contact Number
Ms. A. Yugadharshini
Rehabilitation Assistant
All districts +94 112 575 803

In-charge of the Scheme for Compensation for Places of Religious

Mr. D.M.G.G. Dissanayake
Assistant Director

+94 112 575 823