Hon. Thushara Indunil Amarasena,—To ask the Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources & Disaster Management,—
(a) Will he inform this House—
(i) the number of tanks in Kurunegala district;
(ii) the names of the aforesaid tanks as per the electorates;
(iii) the tanks that have been developed in the district by now since the government of good governance came into power and the amount of money spent for it;
(iv) whether he is aware that though 400 million rupees has been released for this year by the line Ministry for the development of irrigation in the North Western Province, the relevant development work has not been commenced yet and there has arisen a risk of the aforesaid money being received by the treasury again; and
(v) if so, the steps to be taken by the Ministry to utilize the aforesaid money for the development of the tanks in the area?
(b) If not, why?