An Engineering Material Testing Laboratory unit was opened on 13.06.2019 at Urban Council, Trincomalee by Eastern Province Housing Authority (EPHA) in collaboration with Urban Council, Trincomalee according to the MOU signed between EPHA and UC, Trincomalee on the same day. This is a remarkable achievement in EPHA’s history and a long felt want too. This unit will carry out all tests to ensure the quality of all building materials at a reasonable cost. All revenue from this venture will be utilized for EPHA’s future development activities and to incur other expenditures without depending on the Consolidated Fund. At this event Secretary-Chief Ministry, Chairman-EPHA, General Manager-EPHA, DCS-Planning, DCS-Finance, Provincial Director of Buildings Department and Secretary-Urban Council, Trincomalee were also presented.
Second cheque awarding ceremony to Ampara District beneficiaries was held on 09.05.2010 at Urban Council, Ampara under the chairmanship of Hon.Governor of Eastern Province to mark the His Excellency President Maithiripala Srisena visit to Ampara District. At this function cheques were handed over to the selected beneficiaries to construct Houses and Toilets. Around 110 beneficiaries representing from three ethnic groups were received cheques amounts to Rs.1.7 million. At this event Hon.Governor of Eastern Province, Secretary, Chief Ministry, Chairman and General Manager of Eastern Province Housing Authority and several other officials were presented.