The Strategic Cities Development Programme is an Government Initiative under the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development with Sri Lanka’s urban vision to develop the secondary cities as a system of competitive, environmentally sustainable and well -linked cities in a bid to foster economic growth and prosperity. In each city region the project will targeted two broad categories of strategic investments such as Integrated urban services improvement and public urban space enhancements which enhancing the functional aspects of the city as well as the attractiveness and livability of the city.
Under the Kandy city region, urban interventions of the Project aims to support priority infrastructure investments in the Kandy city to improve connectivity, achieve significant urban transformation..
Galle is envisaged not only as an anchor for economic development in the region, but also as a livable and vibrant historic waterfront city. This component aims to improve livability..
The Anuradhapura Integrated Urban Development Project (AIUDP) had been implemented under the Strategic Cities Development Programme as one of the integrated urban development projects..