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

Discussion on On-going Chess Competition for Governor’s Trophy – 21 January 2014

“Chess is a mind game, which gives many benefits to the players.
In a German study, researchers showed chess experts and novices simple geometric shapes and chess positions and measured the subjects' reactions in identifying them. They expected to find the experts' left brains being much more active, but they did not expect the right hemisphere of the brain to do so as well.

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Chess Tournament for Governor’s Trophy 2014 commenced – 17 January 2014

“Chess is an intelligent sport which cultivates the minds of the children, so that it makes their studies much easy. This particular sport has shown productive results in the public examinations of those who actively involved in CHESS.Medical reports have shown that, chess has remarkably improved child’s intelligence , IQ capacity and memory power.”

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Winners of Chess Tournament 2013 felicitated by Governor – 09 January 2014

“Chess tournament is a different sports activity which promotes the brain development. This will also help in every activity of the day. One of the vision of the Government and Governor is to create an intelligent society in the province.”


The prize giving ceremony for the Chess Tournament 2013 organized by Northern Province was held at Governor’s Secretariat, Jaffna on 09th January 2014.

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Northern Province excelled in A/L Exam

The education sector in the Northern Province has shown vast improvement since the end of hostilities. After the end of hostilities, the Government of Sri Lanka has provided all necessary facilities to the students of the Northern Province to carry out their daily education activities.

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