DEPARTMENT of Agriculture

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Director of Agriculture

Tel: +94-21-2216022 Fax: +94-21-2219251 Mobile: 0773868581


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.

Contact Details

Postal Address :   #15,Nallur Cross Road,Nallur, Jaffna

General Telephone: 021- 221 9251

Fax No. : 021- 221 9251


Telephone Number 
DirectorMr. S. SivakumarDirect: 0212216022
Fax: 0212219251
Mobile: 0773868581
Deputy Provincial Director of AgricultureMrs. S. AnjaladeviDirect:
Mobile:  0773051363
AccountantMr.G.LoganathanDirect: 0213217551
Mobile: 777787545
Administrative OfficerMrs.R.SivasorubiDirect: 0212219251
Mobile: 071-8434576
Office of the Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture – Jaffna
Palali Road, Thirunelveley, Jaffna
Deputy Provincial Director of AgricultureMrs.S. AnchanadeviGeneral: 0212222175
Fax: 0212222175
Mobile: 0773051363
Office of the Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture – Kilinochchi
A9 Road, Kilinochchi
Deputy Provincial Director of AgricultureMr.P.AtputhachandranGeneral: 0212285726
Fax: 0212285726
Mobile: 0773222441
Office of the Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture – Mullaitivu
Post Office Road Mullaitivu
Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture(Contract)Mr.P.UganathanGeneral: 0212290006
Fax: 0212290006
Mobile: 0776432044
Office of the Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture – Vavuniya
Station Road, Vavuniya
Deputy Provincial Director of AgricultureMrs.V.ArunthathyGeneral: 0242222324
Mobile: 0718434576
Office of the Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture – Mannar
Uyilankulam, Mannar
Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture(Contract)Mr.Kachchu Mohamed Abdul SukooruGeneral:0232222155
Mobile: 0702230600