State Minister of Finance Shehan Semasinghe says that relevant officials have been informed so that the people can hand over appeals and objections under the ‘Aswasuma’ welfare benefits program personally at the Divisional Secretariats across the island.

Taking into Twitter, the State Minister mentioned that accordingly, anyone who cannot use the online system to submit their appeals or objections can file them as usual.

For any further inquiries, the general public can contact the hotline number 1924 which is operational on weekdays from 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m., he added.

Sri Lanka government launched the restructured welfare benefits program for vulnerable persons/ families targeting 3.1 million beneficiaries. Beneficiaries full list can be access via web link.

State Finance Minister Shehan Semasinghe advised all applicants whose names were NOT included in the list of ‘Aswesuma’ beneficiaries to file appeals before July 10; following the close of the appeal process, a final list of deserving applicants will be compiled.

Those whose names were not included in the benefits list can visit the website and submit their objections by filling the form mentioned there. Government is expect to prepare the final list of social welfare benefits candidates after the appeal period ends. The list of names that has been made public is by no means the final list.

Appeals Sinhala Language Download PDF – via Welfare Benefits Boards Website.

Appeals Tamil Language Download PDF – via Welfare Benefits Boards Website.

A Hotline 1924 established for further details or any complaints on relevant officials.

Special counter will be opened at all Divisional Secretariats from June 28 to file objections and appeals over the Aswesuma Welfare Benefits Program says Welfare Benefits Board.

State Minister Shehan Semasinghe says that so far 188,794 appeals & 3,304 objections have been received over the Aswesuma social security scheme.

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardene says that appeals can be forwarded related to the “Aswasuma” Welfare Benefits Programme untill July 10.

The list of beneficiaries receiving differently-abled, elderly, and kidney support allowances is also expected to be released in the near future via website.

“”Any individual or family who believes they should be eligible for this benefit but whose name is not included in the list that has been published so far, to submit an appeal to the appropriate Divisional Secretariat Offices within the allotted time frame. Additionally, enquiries can be made if it contains the name of an ineligible person” Minister.

Aswesuma What We know So Far