Distribution ceremony of COVID 19 protective & preventive equipment

The Capacity Development of Local Government Project (CDLG) funded by European Union is being implemented in the Northern Province by UNDP through the Department of Local Government, Northern Province. The ceremony to distribute the COVID-19 protective & preventive equipment and items to Local Authorities was held on 16th July 2020  on the emergency requirement .

Governor of Northern Province  participated on the occasion and handed over the equipment.

Chief Secretary, Northern Province A.Pathinathan, Secretary of Local Government, Northern Province, Integrated Services Team Leader and CDLG Project Manager of UNDP  also participated the occasion.

Deputy Chief Secretary- Planning, Deputy Mayor of Municipal Council – Jaffna, some chairman, Commissioner of Municipal Council – Jaffna , ACLGs and Secretaries of Local Authorities  also participated.

Distributed Items


Item Name

Number of Issued Items

01 Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer 80
02 Power Sprayer with kits (20 liter capacity) 100
03 Safety coveralls 200
04 Disposable Boot Cover 30,000
05 Gloves 50,000
06 Disposable Face Mask (3 ply filter) 150,000
07 Hand Sanitizer (500ml bottle) 2,000
08 Sodium Hypochlorite 0.1% (5 liter cane) 680