Ministry of Women's Affairs, Rehabilitation, Social Service, Cooperatives, Food Supply and Distribution, Industries and Enterprise Promotion and Trade & Commerce

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SECRETARY

Mr.R.Varatheeswaran

Secretary

Tel: +94-21-222 0880
Fax: +94-21-222 0882
Mobile:077694 4144
Email:

Vision:

Towards a dignified northern region of the nation ensuring the rights of Women and Sustainable Social Economic Development.

Mission:

Formulating executing and regulating provisions and policies aligned to practices of good governance to ensure the right of women by empowering socio-economic conditions, instilling values and ensuring participation through strategic integration with all stakeholders leading to a dignified northern region of the nation.

Function

  • Adoption of measures for the advancement of women’s quality of life.
  • Formulation and implementation of strategies for the enhancement of women’s participation and their representation in the sphere of decision making in public affairs and politics.
  • Adoption of measures for empowerment of women with special focus on group affected by conflict and poverty, and to ensure gender equality and equity.
  • Implementation of programmes for empowerment of women-headed households.
  • Implementation of plans, programmes, and projects to promote the rights of vulnerable women in the line with national policies and international standards, thereby ensuring equal opportunities for them.
  • Setting and investing women development goals in a provincial productive way.
  • Listen to the grievances, receive the issues of women population and providing a long-lasting solution.
  • Providing legal frameworks and policy development services to ensure women security
  • An intensive approach to address the issues of differently able naturally and instantly affected provincial population and providing services for a merge with the community.
  • Ensure and providing social & gender protection.

Contact Details

Postal Address : No 04, Broody Lane, Kandy Road [A9], Ariyalai, Jaffna

General Telephone: 021222 0882

Fax No. : 021222 0882

E-mail:

DesignationName Telephone Number Email
SecretaryMr.R.VaratheeswaranDirect: 021-2220880
Fax: 021-2220882
 
Assistant SecretaryMrs. N.LaghiniDirect: 021-2220883
Fax: 021-2220882
 
Chief AccountantMr.S.VishnukumarDirect: 021-2220885
Fax: 021-2220882
Mobile: 0779912658
 siva.vishnukumar@gmail.com
Administrative OfficerMr.T.ArunkalaichchelvanDirect: 021-2220881
Fax: 021-2220882
Mobile: 077-4468200
 selvanjuly1971@gmail.com