DEPARTMENT of Irrigation

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DIRECTOR

Eng.V.Premakumar

Provincial Director of Irrigation

Tel: +94- 021-2285446
Fax: +94- 021-2285440
Mobile: 071-6275138
Email: irrigationnp@yahoo.com

Mission:

Mission of the Northern Provincial Irrigation Department is providing sustainable irrigation, flood control, drainage and salt water exclusion facilities by managing the schemes in Provincial River basins.

Function

  • Ensuring timely assistance of irrigation department staff in providing sustainable irrigation, drainage, Flood control and salt water exclusion facilities.
  •   Crop diversification to high income yielding intensive agriculture.
  •   Adoption of new appropriate water saving technology.
  •   Increasing the rate of Groundwater recharge.
  •   Regulating agriculture groundwater consumption.
  •   Protecting groundwater resource from being exhausted or being polluted by sea water intrusion.
  •   Improving mobility to facilitate recovery of underperforming schemes to their original designed performance level.
  •   Improving the conditions of the existing Irrigation, Drainage, Flood Control and Salt Water Exclusion Schemes to original designed performance level.
  •   Promoting Conducive Working Environment to facilitate recovery of underperforming schemes to their original designed performance level.
  •   Facilitating easy accessibility to Irrigation, Drainage, Flood Control and Salt Water Exclusion Schemes.
  •   Developing water resources to be shared between agriculture sector and other competitive sectors.
  •   Reclaiming inundated low lying lands to be shared between agriculture sector and other competitive sectors.
  •   Protecting low lying lands from floods to be shared between agriculture sector and other competitive sectors.
  •   Reclaiming salt water intruded low lying lands to be shared between agriculture sector and other competitive sectors.
  •   Building implementing Capacity of Irrigation Department.
  •   Vesting powers and responsibilities to beneficiaries (FO) for participatory management in Irrigation Schemes.
  •   Monitoring & Guiding FO’s activities.

Contact Details

Postal Address :  New Kolani Road, A9 Road, Mankulam

General Telephone: 021-2285445

Fax No. : 021- 2285440

e-mail: irrigationnp@yahoo.com

DesignationName 
Telephone Number 
Email
DirectorEng.Velauthapillai PremakumarDirect: 021-2285446
Fax: 021-2285440
Mobile:071-6275138
irrigationnp@yahoo.com
vpremakumar62@yahoo.com
Deputy DirectorEng.Thambirajah RajagobuDirect: 021-2285472
Mobile:077-3172093
rajagobu@yahoo.com
Irrigation EngineerEng.Kailayapillai PirahasDirect: –
Mobile: 077-3090822
kpiragash@gmail.com
Irrigation EngineerEng.Kumarasamy SivakaranDirect: 021-2285652
Mobile: 077-3940801
navaly123@yahoo.co.uk
Irrigation EngineerEng.V.Jeyalinganathan
Theiventhira
Direct: –
Mobile: 077-3795722
theihage@yahoo.com
Irrigation EngineerEng.Thedsanamoorthy TisiyanthanDirect: –
Mobile: 077-7398217
tisiyanthan.uop@gmail.com
Irrigation EngineerEng.Kunaraj SujeevanDirect: –
Mobile: 077-8249780
sujeevanks@gmail.com
Irrigation EngineerEng.Ratnam RagulanDirect: –
Mobile: 076-9121342
ratnamragul@gmail.com
AccountantMr.Vadivelu SuthakaranDirect: 021-2284445
Mobile: 077-5151793
suthamlg@yahoo.com
Administrative OfficerMrs.Rajendram ArulmalarDirect: –
Mobile: 071-2828753
 
Office of the Deputy Director of Irrigation , Kilinochchi Range
Kilinochchi
Deputy  Director of IrrigationEng.Navaratnam SuthakaranGeneral: 0212222175
Fax: 0212222175
Mobile: 0773051363
ddajf@gmail.com
Office of the Irrigation Engineer, Kilinochchi Division
A9 Road, Kilinochchi
Irrigation EngineerEng.Sithamparanathan
Paraneetharan
General: 0212285726
Fax: 0212285726
Mobile: 0773222441
kilinochchidda@gmail.com
Office of the Irrigation Engineer, Jaffna Division
Jaffna
Irrigation EngineerEng.Sarvananthan SarvarajaGeneral: 0212290006
Fax: 0212290006
Mobile: 0776432044
ddamullaitivu@yahoo.com

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