Agriculture

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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Discussion regarding the efficiency of Agro Meteorological Advisory Dissemination for Yala, 2020 in Vavuniya District

A gathering between staff of the Provincial Department of Agriculture, Vavuniya and the staff of the PALM foundation has been arranged at DATC, Muruganoor on 14.08.2020 to review the progress and to get feedback from field level officers regarding agro meteorological advisory dissemination in District level. This advisory services is being carried out to help …

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Other Field Crop cultivation

Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Northern Province Mr. A.Sivabalasundaran, Provincial Director of Agriculture, Northern Province  Mr. S.Sivakumar and other relevant officials made a field visit to Mannar District on 27th July 2020 to inspect the  Other Field Crops Fields established with the support of  Saubhagya Programme implemented by Provincial  Department of Agriculture during Yala 2020 at …

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Field visit to the fields established under Agriculture Sector Modernization Project

Provincial Director of Agriculture, Northern Province Mr.S.Sivakumar, Deputy Project Director, Project Management Unit, Mr.Dammika Gunawardhana, Agricultural Scientist Mr.Sunil Gowina and Programme officer Mr.Chandana and the staff from Provincial Department of Agriculture made a field visit to Mullaitivu district on 24.07.2020 to inspect the Groundnut & Manioc fields established with the support of Agriculture Sector Modernization …

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The Field Day on Harvesting of Lanka Jumbo Peanut for Seed Production

The Agriculture Sector Modernization Project has been implemented with the support of World Bank in Kilinochchi District for promoting the seed production of ground nut and enhance the living standard of the farmers. Under this project, 30 beneficiaries have been selected in Thiruvaiaaru and Kanagaampikaikulam AI Ranges. 20 kg of Lanka Jumbo pea nut seeds, …

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