Thrust Area - 1 : Providing technical and financial support to LAs for infrastructure development and efficient service delivery.
- Supported local authorities for the development of road network (construction & improvement).
- Supported the development of local authorities services (construction & improvement).
- Supported the improvement of rural water supply and sanitary system (construction & improvement).
Thrust Area - 2 : Supporting local authorities in environmental protection and waste management.
- Ensured implementation of environmental policies and guidelines.
- Ensured integrated & participatory solid waste management system in place (established, improvement and supplying).
- Ensured for integrated & participatory liquid waste management system adopted (established, improvement and supplying).
Thrust Area - 3 : Building capacity of local authorities (human, physical and legal).
- Supported local authorities to strengthen the human resources.
- Supported local authorities to improve e-service delivery system.
Thrust Area - 4 : Supporting local authorities to prepare development plan.
- Ensured completion of resource profiles by all local authorities.
- Ensured preparation / updation of LAPDP by all local authorities.
- Ensured preparation / updating of participatory budget by all local authorities.
Thrust Area - 5 : Institutional development and governance.
- Ensured effective procurement and quality management systems.
- Ensured effective LAGRM system in place in all local authorities.
- Improved revenue collection system in all local authorities.
- Developed capacity of the institutions and the staff.
The official ceremony of handing over of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) including Safety coverall, Disinfectant liquid, and other materials to the Department of Local Government, Eastern Province to protect the areas coming under the purview of the Local Authorities from the spread of COVID 19 pandemic, was held with the arrangements of Commissioner of Local Government, EPC, Mr. N. Manivannan on 2020.07.06, Monday at 10.00 at the conference hall of the Chief Secretary Secretariat, Eastern Province. The sponsorship was extended by the UNDP with the assistance of European Union as Emergency response to combat against the Corona Virus in the Eastern Province.