Housing Development Corporation – Hulhumalé for RESIDENTS
Hulhumalé offers investment opportunities in the areas of commerce, education, health, housing, recreation, tourism, fisheries, and a number of other related areas.
Ghaazee School, Lalé Youth International School and Rehendhi School are the schools that are currently operating in Hulhumalé
Ghaazee School is a fully functional integrated primary and secondary school gifted given by the Government of Singapore and the Singapore Red Cross Society. In addition to provision of primary and secondary education, Hulhumalé also has a nursery school that fulfills the kindergarten needs of the existing population.
The Lale’ Youth International School, founded in 2008 provides a safe and nurturing environment for their students. From Kindergarten level to high school standard, Lale’ International School is dedicated to fostering students’ intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and aesthetic development in order to prepare them for life in a rapidly changing world.
The new Rehendhi School which offers Grade 1 – 12, was commenced on year 2015.
Investment opportunities exist for both local and foreign parties, including opportunities to develop an international standard educational facility and vocational training institutes in Hulhumale’.
Hulhumalé development aims to encourage the use of public transportation as one of the primary modes of transportation in the island. Types of public transport available at present include:
Ferry services are conducted between Male’ and Hulhumale’ which operates daily between 5.20am-3am with ferries leaving every 15 minutes and every 5 minutes at peak hours both from the Malé and Hulhumalé terminals. The average carrying capacity of the ferries is 110 people per boat.
School Bus Service, Public Bus Service and Airport Bus Service are available. The public bus service operates to all areas of Hulhumalé where residents are currently residing and the bus schedule is set to coincide with ferry arrival and departure timings. The School bus schedule is aligned with School timings.
Airport bus services are available in every one hour starting from 0530hrs till 0300hrs, and the bus leaves from the Bus Stop at Nirolhu Magu in neighborhood 2.
Taxi services are available throughout Hulhumalé and taxis can be obtained through taxi centers.
Dhiraagu provides fixed telephone lines, mobile and internet services whilst Oreedoo provides mobile telecommunication services and internet services. ROL, a fast growing private telecommunication service provider also caters internet services to the residents in Hulhumale’.
Utility services are supplied by the existing utility service providers in Male’.
Electricity is provided and managed by the State Electric Company Ltd. (STELCO). Providing diesel generated power from an onsite powerhouse in Hulhumale’ for residential, commercial and industrial uses, STELCO also operates a front office for bill payments, inquiries and service applications for services.
The Maldives National Defense Force, Maldives Police Services and Fire and Rescue have been active on Hulhumale’ since the first settlement of residents and plays a crucial role in maintaining public security, safety and order within the community.In close partnership with HDC, the police and fire and rescue services are on call 24 hours a day, working towards the safety and welfare of the community.Hulhumale’ Police: 335 0020
Bank of Maldives Plc do provide all the services in Hulhumale’ for the convenience of all living in the island.
A local branch has been in existence since early 2005 and is open for business between 0900 hrs and 1500 hrs Sunday to Thursday. It extends a variety of modern banking services in a fully computerized environment. Bank of Maldives is the country’s leading bank.
The Hulhumale’ hospital is a government hospital run by the Ministry of Health and the central health care provider of the island. It is located within close proximity to the Residential Neighborhood district and strives to eliminate the need to travel to other island hospitals for medical treatment by providing a wide range of medical facilities within its walls.
There are a number of clubs and non-governmental organizations registered in Hulhumalé working towards the development of a strong society.
HDC is in the process of registering a Residents Council for Hulhumalé which is to function as the primary authority between the citizens of Hulhumalé and HDC. The Council is to consist of elected members from the general public of Hulhumalé, the service providers and other important stakeholders in the Hulhumalé community.
| Municipal Services
HDC has a separate department, the Municipal Department, which oversees various municipal related services in Hulhumale’. The services offered under the guidance of the Department include: