Other Welfare Benefits

1. Sahana Housing Project for Disabled Migrant workers

SLBFE donate a house worth Rs. 500000.00 to the permanently disable migrant worker who loose his/her earning capacity over 65% while working in the working place.

The worker should have a land on his / her own. If the cost estimation of house is exceed over 5lks that should bear by the worker.. The disability should be occurred due to accidental injury not by serious illness. The house plan and the cost estimation is prepared by National Housing Authority.


2. Daru Diriya Programme

Rataviru Daru Diri Island wide contest

The SLBFE organized the above event annually to give the due recognition to the Migrant population and to develop skills of school going children of migrant workers in the field of Singing, Dancing and Essay writing and oratorical contents, Drawing of Art. The Welfare division conducted this programme in District level, Provincial level and National level.

Common criteria-

a) Their parent should have been registered with bureau within 5 year from calling date of application.

b) The eligible applicant should forward an application which is published on days in the news papers and the SLBFE web site 

For further information pl.contact-0112864117 


3. Child protection programme/Child day care centre


i)The SLBFE organize awareness programme on child protection with the assistance of relevant officers of government body to the children of migrant workers. Through this programme it is identify the children who need special attention and assist them in financial, Health, School instrument and etc.


ii) Establishment of “Rataviru” daycare centre with all facilities for all registered rataviru member of migrant workers.


 4. Distribute School equipment

The SLBFE Provide School equipment to children of migrant workers those who faced financial difficulties and those who shows special skills in education, sports, and other activities.  


5.Welfare assistant for the needy migrant workers

The Bureau pays compensation on humanitarian ground to migrant workers those who are not entitled to claim under the Insurance scheme such as critical illness, death, disability, and etc.

When a such need arises that  claim  request made by a migrant worker or his /her family member should furnished the following document along with self explanatory request

 a) Medical Reports

 b) Revenue report

 c)  Grama Niladhari certificate with AGA’s recommendation



Consideration of request from family members of expected foreign employment seekers to stop temporary to go abroad to reduce problems of their family due to absence of the job seekers.