Agriculture Inputs Distribution Ceremony under PSDG 2016 Programme was organized by the Department of Agriculture (Extn), Vavuniya on 13th of September 2016 at Government Seed Production Farm, Vavuniya. 1,400 farmers received Rs 8.325 Mn worth of agriculture inputs under PSDG 2016.
The distribution ceremony of inputs under Criteria Based Grant Minister’s Personal Directive Funds was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture on 3rd of September, 2016 at Ministry office.
The Agriculture exhibition is celebrated on the concept of “Towards Ecological Agriculture” by the Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Services, Animal Husbandry, Irrigation, Environment, Water Supply, Food Supply & Distributions and Co-operative Development, NP at Mankaiyatkarasi Vidyalayam, Nallur from 22nd of August 2016 to 2nd of September 2016.
Fishing families those who lost their family member during fishing received Rs.100,000.00 as financial support according to the approval given by Board of Ministers of Northern Province on 2016.05.09. The event was organized by Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Services, Animal Husbandry, Irrigation, Environment, Water Supply, Food Supply & Distributions and Co-operative Development, NP on 24th of August 2016 at Public Library Auditorium, Jaffna. 29 fishing families received livelihood support.
Hon. P.Ayngaranesan, Minister of Agriculture, NP participated as Chief Guest.
As a part of Palmyra Development Week, a research forum was organized by Ministry of Agriculture, NP with the support of Palmyra Development Board. The forum had two sittings. First was chaired by Prof (Mrs) Meena Senthilnanthan, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Jaffna and 4 Research Papers were submitted. Second sitting was chaired by Prof. G. Mikunthan Dean,Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Jaffna and 4 Research Papers were submitted.