Hon. Minister, Agriculture

Hon. Ponnuthurai Ayngaranesan
Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Services, Animal Husbandry, Irrigation, Water Supply, Food Supply and Distribution, Environment and    Co-operative Development

Agriculture Minister's Office,
No.295, Kandy Road, Ariyalai, Jaffna, Sri Lanka

 
Tel: +94-21-221 1264
Fax: +94-21-221 1268
Email:
ayngaranesan59@gmail.com

Secretary, Agriculture

Mr.M.Patrick Diranjan
Secretary

Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Services, Animal Husbandry, Irrigation, Environment, Water Supply, Food Supply and distributions and Co-operative Development 

No.4, Broody Lane, Pungankulam Junction,
Kandy Road,
Ariyalai, Jaffna

 

Tel: +94-21-222 0880
Fax: +94-21-222 0882 

Email:
npminagri@yahoo.com

Livelihood support for fishing families those who lost their family member during fishing

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.

Exhibition on “Towards Ecological Agriculture” (22.08.2016 – 02.09.2016)

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.

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Research forum on Palmyra Development on 28 July 2016

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.

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Cultural events on Palmyra Development

During the Palmyra Development Week cultural programmes related with Palmyra were organized by Ministry of Agriculture, Northern Province with the coordination of Palm Producers Development Co-operative Societies in Northern Province. The cultural events were held on the stage of Late Dr. Kandaiah Kanagarasa stadium every day.

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