Project Goals / Objective
a) Strengthening head works of Iranamadu scheme to ensure safety of this reservoir
(b) Storing more water and releasing a part of it for Jaffna drinking water supply
Strengthen and augment the Iranamadu kulam to increase its water holding capacity, part of which could be used for Jaffna drinking water supply without affecting the benefits of the rightful farmers under Iranamadu Irrigation Scheme.
Loan Agreement No.
2711 – SRI (SF)
ADB - Asian Development Bank
GOSL –Government of Sri Lanka
Ministry of Public Administration, Provincial Council, Local Government and Domestic Governance
Department of Irrigation, Northern Province
US $ - 17.08 Mn. (ADB - US $ 13.49 Mn. and GOSL - US $ 3.59 Mn.)
Project cost in SL Rs 3,530.80 Mn.
Component A : Infrastructure development
Component B : Consultation
Component C : Project implementation
6 years (6th of May 2011 to 14th of August 2017)
Expected Out put