Poverty Alleviation in Sri Lanka:
Ultimate Objective Graduation of low income families from the poverty through total empowerment: Economic Empowerment Social Empowerment Cultural Empowerment Physical and Psychological Empowerment Political Empowerment (Leadership)
National Targets - 2003 Contributing to the national economy more than the double the cost of the program Total Cost – Subsidy –Rs. 9 bil. Admin. - Rs. 3.5 bil. Total - Rs. 12.5 bil Estimated total contribution – Rs. 28 bil In way of Income improvement, Infrastructure development, Housing development, and improved savings.