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coal power plant at Sampur in the Trincomalee district

Sri Lanka, India to finalize the agreement on power plant during Indian Minister's visit tomorrow 
Sun, Oct 6, 2013, 08:10 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Oct 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka and India finally will finalize the deal to set up a 500 MW coal power plant at Sampur in the Trincomalee district of the Eastern Province, during India's External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid's visit to the island tomorrow. 
Additional Secretary of the Power and Energy Ministry, Ranjith Gunawardena said the Sri Lankan and Indian parties have managed to finalize a power purchase agreement for the proposed 500MW coal power plant.  
The joint venture plant between the Ceylon Electricity Board and India's National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has been delayed due to disputes over several issues including the parameters that indicate the efficiency of the plant and maintenance fees. 
NTPC Limited signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Government of Sri Lanka and Ceylon Electrici…

Muththur Resettlement Issue

In 2006 about 900 families were displaced from Sampur area, Nawarathnepuram and Kunathive of Muthur DS division due to war. From June 2006 they altogether lived in Kattaparichchan (KP) displaced camp until 2013 April. According to the information received from the people, after redusing the HSZ cover,  respectively in 18.04. 2013 and 21.04.2013,  132 families resettled in Nawarathnapuram and 89 Families were resettled in Kunathive  from kattaparichchan camp. Both places were the original pleases of the families resettled. 
What has happened to the other families in Kattaparichchan camp? and where they from? 

411 families still live in the same camp without any official record. according to the people still in camp, in official records says that,  these families living with relatives in some other areas. Government showing that there are no more people to resettle. According to the information provided by Muthur DS  to ZOA (a NGO working with war affected people) "Families from 4 …