DEPARTMENT of Agriculture
Director of Agriculture
Provide efficient and effective need based extension services to farming community and other needy people for optimum utilization of resources to achieve an equitable sustainable agriculture development and commercial farming for sound socio-economic development of the province.
- Provide knowledge and skills in agricultural field to the farming community and make them to adopt improved technologies through demonstrations, field days, training, meetings, group discussions, campaigns etc.
- Provide agricultural training to the needy farmers in the field of agriculture in 161 AI ranges and 5 DATCs.
- Transform 5 DATCs as agro technological parks and maintain them.
- Conduct agricultural exhibitions in 5 DATCs and selected farmers’ fields.
- Take the farmers on field tour to research stations, training centers, other farmer’s field etc within the province and other parts of the country for educating them and create necessary attitudinal changes to adopt new technologies.
- Supply seeds, planting material, farm equipment, machinery, tools to the needy resettled and vulnerable farmers.
- Produce seeds and planting materials in the Government Seed Production Farm and through contract growing system.
- Establish farms and maintain in selected locations as demonstration sites and seed production units.
- Build up the capacity of the staff through regular in-service training with the reconstruction of In- Service Training Institute in Kilinochchi and recommencement of its training activities.
- Mobilize farmers as commodity based societies and support them to undertake production in commercial scale and market produce in organized manner.
Postal Address : # 61/06, Nallar Cross Road, Nallur, Jaffna
General Telephone: 021- 221 9251
Fax No. : 021- 221 9251
|Designation||Name ||Telephone Number |
|Director||Mr. S. Sivakumar||Direct: 0212216022|
|Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture||Mrs. S. Anjaladevi||Direct: |
|Administrative Officer||Mrs. M.Muhunthan||Direct: 0212219251|
|Office of the Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture – Jaffna|
Palali Road, Thirunelveley, Jaffna
|Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture||Mrs.S. Anchanadevi||General: 0212222175|
|Office of the Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture – Kilinochchi|
A9 Road, Kilinochchi
|Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture||Mr.P.Atputhachandran||General: 0212285726|
|Office of the Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture – Mullaitivu|
Post Office Road Mullaitivu
|Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture(Contract)||Mr.P.Uganathan||General: 0212290006|
|Office of the Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture – Vavuniya|
Station Road, Vavuniya
|Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture||Mrs.Asarak Sakeelabanu||General:|
|Office of the Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture – Mannar|
|Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture(Contract)||Mr.Kachchu Mohamed Abdul Sukooru||General:|