The selection of the winners of the short video film competition conducted by the authority in conjunction with the World Habitat Day was done by a panel of experts today at the auditorium of the authority.
The primary aim is to develop the creative skills of the community living in the communities where the Swashakti Human Development Program is implemented.
The Urban Settlement Development Authority (USDA),which was established in 2008 by Parliament Act No. 36 of 2008, is an institution functioning under the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing. The formulation of national policy in relation to urban settlement development and ensuring implementation of such policy, along with the provision of improvements to the living conditions of people in underserved settlements, are the interconnected twin objectives of the establishment of USDA.