Agriculture

Opening Ceremony of Mannar Govt. Veterinary Office

The opening ceremony of the newly built government veterinary office for Mannar town division, constructed under the medium term livestock development programme implemented by line ministry (Livestock Development) has been ceremonially declared opened by Hon. Mrs. P.S.M Charles, the Governor of Northern Province, on 6th of January, 2021. Mr.A.Pathinathan, Chief Secretary, Northern Province graced the …

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Field day at District Agriculture Training Centre, Mullaitivu and Opening Ceremony of the Seeds and Planting Material Sales outlet

A field day and Opening Ceremony of the Seeds and Planting Material Sales outlet were held together at the District Agriculture Training Centre, Oddusuddan in Mullaitivu District on 19.12.2020 Saturday under the Chairmanship of Mr.P.Uganathan, Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture Mullaitivu. Hon (Mrs) P.S.M.Charles Governor of Northern Province participated as the Chief Guest in the …

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Promotion of Murunga cultivation under Drip Irrigation

A field day on “Promotion of Murunga Cultivation under Drip Irrigation” was held at Tholpuram AI range in Jaffna District under the chairmanship of Agriculture Instructor, Tholpuram in one of the farmer Mr.Pushparajan’s field on 16.10.2020 with the participation of more farmers. In the above field day Mr.S.Sivakumar, Provincial Director of Agriculture, Northern Province and …

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Agricultural Exhibition in Kilinochchi District as a combination of modern technologies

The Agricultural Exhibition – 2020 was held at DATC, Vaddakachchi, Kilinochchi in grand scale from 9.00 pm to 5.00 pm with the theme of “Towards the self-reliant agriculture economic development”. Fisheries Minister Hon.K.N Douglas Devananda was the Chief Guest on the first day of the exhibition and the Governor of the Northern Province Hon.Mrs. P.S.M …

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Agriculture Exhibition – 2020

An Agriculture Exhibition has been planned to be held at the District Agriculture Training Center, Vaddakachchi in Kilinochchi District on 1st & 2nd of October 2020 at 9.00 am to 5.0 pm towards the theme of “Self-Reliant Agriculture Economic Development”. At the first day of this Exhibition Hon.K.N.Dougles Devananda, Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources …

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Visit of Hon. Minister of Agriculture to Jaffna & Kilinochchi Districts

In order to increase the Agriculture Production in Jaffna and Kilinochchi Districts, Mahindananda Aluthgamagae, Hon. Minister of Agriculture has visited to Jaffna District on 15.09.2020 and he has observed the Grapes Demonstration Field of the farmer Mr.Nirojan at Achchelu Village in Puttur AI range, implemented together by Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture Office, Jaffna and …

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Field day on Harvesting of Cowpea

Under the Small holder Agri business Partnership Programme, Field day on harvesting of cowpea has been conducted in the field of the farmer Mr.C.Ragu at Indrapuram village, Kilali AI range in Kilinochchi District under the chairmanship of Mrs.T.Thurkayini, Agriculture Instructor on 28.08.2020. In order to extend and promote the cowpea cultivation in District level 1600 …

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Opening Ceremony of New Irrigation Engineer’s Office – Kilinochchi West

The opening ceremony of the newly created Irrigation Engineering Office – Kilinochchi West was held on 21 August 2020. Hon. Governor of Northern Province Mrs.P.S.M Charles graced the event as Chief Guest and declared open the building. Chief Secretary of Northern Province Mr.A.Pathinathan, Government Agent of Kilinochchi Mrs.R.Ketheesawaran, Secretary of Agriculture Ministry Mr.A.Sivabalasundran ,Deputy Chief …

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A field day on harvesting of Mango and Banana fruits

A field day on harvesting of Mango and Banana fruits was held on 21.08.2020 at 10.00 am under the chairmanship Mr.M.Mahilan, Agriculture Instructor, Mulankavil AI range with the guidance of Mr.P.Atputhachandran, Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture, Kilnochchi District, at the field of the farmer Mr.Arunasalam Ponnuthrai, who has been practicing Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) in …

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The Field Day on Harvesting of Finger Millet in Kilinochchi District

A Field Day on Harvesting of Finger Millet was held at one of the beneficiary farmer Mr.M.Rajagopal’s field under the chairmanship of Mr.P.Atputhachandran, Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture, Kilinochchi at the Village Selvanagar in Ambalpuram AI range on 19.08.2020. Mrs.Rubawathy Kaetheeswaran, Government Agent, Kilinochchi participated as Chief Guest and Dr.S.J.Arasakesary, Additional Director of Agriculture, Regional …

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