DEPARTMENT of Irrigation
Provincial Director of Irrigation
Tel: +94- 021-2285446
Fax: +94- 021-2285440
Mission:Mission of the Northern Provincial Irrigation Department is providing sustainable irrigation, flood control, drainage and salt water exclusion facilities by managing the schemes in Provincial River basins.
- Ensuring timely assistance of irrigation department staff in providing sustainable irrigation, drainage, Flood control and salt water exclusion facilities.
- Crop diversification to high income yielding intensive agriculture.
- Adoption of new appropriate water saving technology.
- Increasing the rate of Groundwater recharge.
- Regulating agriculture groundwater consumption.
- Protecting groundwater resource from being exhausted or being polluted by sea water intrusion.
- Improving mobility to facilitate recovery of underperforming schemes to their original designed performance level.
- Improving the conditions of the existing Irrigation, Drainage, Flood Control and Salt Water Exclusion Schemes to original designed performance level.
- Promoting Conducive Working Environment to facilitate recovery of underperforming schemes to their original designed performance level.
- Facilitating easy accessibility to Irrigation, Drainage, Flood Control and Salt Water Exclusion Schemes.
- Developing water resources to be shared between agriculture sector and other competitive sectors.
- Reclaiming inundated low lying lands to be shared between agriculture sector and other competitive sectors.
- Protecting low lying lands from floods to be shared between agriculture sector and other competitive sectors.
- Reclaiming salt water intruded low lying lands to be shared between agriculture sector and other competitive sectors.
- Building implementing Capacity of Irrigation Department.
- Vesting powers and responsibilities to beneficiaries (FO) for participatory management in Irrigation Schemes.
- Monitoring & Guiding FO’s activities.
Postal Address : New Kolani Road, A9 Road, Mankulam
General Telephone: 021-2285445
Fax No. : 021- 2285440
|Designation||Name ||Telephone Number |
|Director||Eng.Velauthapillai Premakumar||Direct: 021-2285446|
|Deputy Director||Eng.Thambirajah Rajagobu||Direct: 021-2285472|
|Irrigation Engineer||Eng.Kailayapillai Pirahas||Direct: –|
|Irrigation Engineer||Eng.Kumarasamy Sivakaran||Direct: 021-2285652|
|Irrigation Engineer||Eng.Thedsanamoorthy Tisiyanthan||Direct: –|
|Irrigation Engineer||Eng.Kunaraj Sujeevan||Direct: –|
|Irrigation Engineer||Eng.Ratnam Ragulan||Direct: –|
|Accountant||Mr.Vadivelu Suthakaran||Direct: 021-2284445|
|Administrative Officer||Mrs.Rajendram Arulmalar||Direct: –|
|Office of the Deputy Director of Irrigation , Kilinochchi Range|
|Deputy Director of Irrigation||Eng.Navaratnam Suthakaran||General: 0212222175|
|Office of the Irrigation Engineer, Kilinochchi Division|
A9 Road, Kilinochchi
|Office of the Irrigation Engineer, Jaffna Division|
|Irrigation Engineer||Eng.Sarvananthan Sarvaraja||General: 0212290006|