The World Soil Day was celebrated on the concept of “Soil and Pulses – A Symbiosis for Life” by the Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Services, Animal Husbandry, Irrigation, Environment, Water supply, Food Supply & Distributions and Co-operative Development, NP. This event was inaugurated by Hon. T. Gurukularajah, Minister of Education, Northern Province at District Agriculture Training Centre, Vaddakkachchi on 19th December 2016.
Forum was organized by Ministry of Agriculture, NP. Above forum had two sittings. First was chaired by Mr.S.Sivakumar, Provincial Director of Agriculture and 3 topics were presented. Second was chaired by Dr. (Mrs.) Sivamathy Sivachandiran, Head of the Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Jaffna and 3 topics were presented at the forum.