Secretary, Agriculture



Ministry of Agriculture, Agrarian Service, Animal Husbandry, Irrigation, Fisheries, Water Supply, Environment

No 655, Navalar Road,Jaffna


Tel: +94-21-2217303

Fax: +94-21-2057304 

Mobile: 0777811212


Opening ceremony of newly constructed Mannar, Irrigation Engineer’s Office building

The opening ceremony of newly constructed Irrigation Engineer’s Office building at Pallamadu, Mannar was held on 28th March 2018.

Minister of Health, Indigenous Medicine and Probation and Childcare Services, Northern Province Dr. G.Gunaseelan Participated as on behalf of Agriculture Minister Northern Province, Member of Northern Provincial Council Mr.Abdul Niyas Seeni and Chief Secretary, Northern Province, Mr.A.Pathinathan ceremonially declared open the building at the auspicious time. Eng.V.Premakumar, Provincial Director to the Irrigation Department chaired the event.

This building was constructed under Provincial Specific Development Grant (PSDG) with the cost of Rs.17.74 million.

Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture, Northern Province Mr.S.Sathiyaseelan, Deputy Chief Secretary (Engineering) Eng.S.Shanmuhananthan, Provincial Director, Animal Production & Health, Dr.S.Vaseeharan, Vavuniya Regional Director of Irrigation (Central) Eng.S.Kumarathevan, Director Planning, District Secretariat - Mannar Mr.S.Sribaskaran, Assistant Commissioner of Agrarian Development Department – Mannar, Mr.S.Thevakumar, Divisional Secretary – Manthai, Mr.S.Ketheeswaran, Divisional Secretary – Madu, Mr. F.C.Sathiyasothy, Deputy Directors of Irrigation – Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Vavuniya, Farmer’s Organization representatives and other officials also participated in the event.