Secretary, Agriculture

Mr.R.Varatheeswaran
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

Articles

World Environment Day celebrated in Mullaitivu

The World Environment day was celebrated under the concept of “Seven Billion Dreams… One Planet… Consume with care” by the Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Services, Animal Husbandry, Irrigation, Environment, Water supply, Food supply and distributions and Co-operative Development, NP with the coordination of Ministry of Education, Cultural Affairs, Sports and Youth Affairs NP at Katpurapulveli, Mullaitivu on 05th June 2015. Minister of Education T.Gurukularajah and Minister of Agriculture P.Ayngaranesan and Provincial Councilors T.Raviharan, S.Sivamoha and K.Sivanesan also participated.

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Discussion on Desalination Project in Jaffna

A discussion on Desalination Project (converting sea water into fresh water) was held under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister CV Wigneswaran on 27th May 2015 at NPC Conference Hall in Jaffna Public Library.

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World Migratory Birds Day

The World Migratory birds day was celebrated by the Ministry of Agriculture, NP with the coordination of Ministry of Education, NP on May 09th & 10th 2015. The Chairman of Northern Provincial Council C.V.K.Sivagnanam, Minister of Education T.Kurukularasa and Minister of Agriculture P.Ayngaranesan participated in this event.

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Discussion with staff of Animal Production and Health

A discussion with the Veterinary Surgeons of Department of Animal Production and Health, Northern Province was held under the chairmanship of Agriculture Minister P.Ayngaranesan at the NPC conference hall in Jaffna Public Libarary on 8th May 2015.

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Potato Cultivation in Jaffna District [Report]

His Excellency the President of Democratic Socialist Republic of  Sri Lanka  in his visit to Jaffna district on 12.02.2013 had discussion with farmers in their field   at Urelu  and identified some key problems faced by them. One of such problem was that farmers were incurring losses in potato cultivation. His Excellency the President instructed the Hon Ministers and Officials to look into this issue and support the farmers to improve their income. 

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