Hon. Dr.Suren Rāghavan Ph.D.

Governor's Secretariat,

Old Park, Kandy Road,
Chundukuli, Jaffna,

Tel: +94-21-2219375
Fax: +94-21-2219374

Secretary to the Governor


Secretary to the Governor 

Governor's Secretariat,
Forest Office Lane,
Chundikuli, Jaffna


Tel: +94-21-222 0660
Fax: +94-21-222 0661 Mobile: 0773868565



Overall Management of the Northern Province.

News and Events

Foundation Laying Ceremony of Mahindothaya Technological Faculty – 02 June 2014

“Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, the new laboratories include a science laboratory, mathematics laboratory, language laboratory, distance education unit and an information and communication laboratory. The government initiated the Mahindodaya technical laboratories program to develop 1,000 secondary schools with modern amenities with the aim of providing equal educational opportunities for children in all areas by enhancing facilities in schools.

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Opening Ceremony of Mahinthothaya Technical Labouratory of Velanai Central College – 02 June 2014

“The aim of the program is to get rid of the popular schools concept and build schools with developed facilities in all areas. Many modern facilities on par with ones available in some of the top schools in the country are being provided to these schools by establishing Mahindodaya Technical Laboratories with the intention of enhancing the knowledge of the children.”

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First ever Basketball Tournament commenced in Jaffna – 01 June 2014

Jaffna has a rich background in the sport of basketball. Sanmugasundaralingam Vaheesan is the first person to play in the Basketball National team from North, and the first Tamil player representing Sri Lanka Basketball team in a foreign tour in 25 years. He has participated in the Middle Asia qualifier for 2011 FIBA Asia Championship for Men held in Delhi,India on 14th - 16th July 2011 representing Sri Lanka Basketball. The team which he represented came back to the country with the runners-up Trophy in the 2011 FIBA Asia Championship. It is nice to see this particular sport is grooming to a favorite sport of northern people.”

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Foundation laid down for another factory in Atchuveli Industrial Zone – 01 June 2014

“Atchuveli Industrial Zone will turn out to be a national asset, where the productions from this zone not only benefit the local residents, but also to the country’s economy. More and more investments and ventures flow into the zone means more income.This has created many job opportunities as well.The Indian government has granted US$ 220 millionworth of assistance.”

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Governor visits Tellipalai Cancer Hospital – 28th May 2014

“The hospital was renovated recently by a project known as TRAIL.The hospital now has all important facilities including medication and accommodation.”
Governor of the Northern Province GA Chandrasiri visited Tellipalai Cancer Hospital on 28 May 2014.

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