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National Productivity Awards -2018

10 January 2019
National Productivity Awards -2018

National Productivity Award - 2018 National Productivity Awards Competition - 2018 was conducted by National Productivity Secretariat is introduced to the organizations under the guidance of Ministry of Public Administration & Management aligning to the latest international evaluation criteria. District Secretariat, Jaffna participated in the interdepartmental competition for the year...

Stories Of Democracy -Short Film Festival

08 March 2019
Stories Of Democracy -Short Film Festival

  Media Instruction    The Discussion on the subject of short film on the theme of stories of Democracy organized by the Election commission with the sponsorship of Public Relation unit of University of Kelania and Ministry Of Education was held on 26..2.2019 at adistrict Secretatriat  Mr.Mahinda Thesapriya, Chairman Election...

Inaugration Of One Day Service Of Registration Of Documents.

27 March 2019
Inaugration Of One Day Service Of Registration Of Documents.

This service was officially launched at all the offices of the land registries across the country on 16th march 2019.under the guidance of Dr.N.C.Vithaneke, Registrar general and implemented by Honorable Vajira Abewerthana, Minister of Home Affairs, Provincial Councils, Local Government .This Programme was launched simultaneously at all regional officers of...

DCC Meeting Minutes 23-07-2018.

03 April 2019
 DCC Meeting Minutes 23-07-2018.

The 3rd District Coordinating Committee Meeting for the year 2018 was held at the District Secretariat Auditorium on Monday 23.07.2010 at 9.00 am.  Headed with District Coordinating Committee co leaders Hon. Chief Justice, K.V.Wigneswaran,  Chief  Minister of Northern Province, Hon. Mavu Somasundaram Senathiraja.  M.P,  Hon. Mrs. Vijayakala Maheswaran. M.P ....

தமிழ் – சிங்கள புதுவருட மர நடுகை-2019

18 April 2019

“அலுவலக வளாகத்தில் மரக்கன்று ஒன்றினை நாட்டுவதற்குத் தகுந்த ஆக்கபூர்வமான நிகழ்ச்சித்திட்டத்தினைத்” தயாரித்துக்கொள்ளுமாறு சனாதிபதி அலுவலகத்தினால் கேட்டுக் கொள்ளப்பட்டதற்கு இணங்க தமிழ் - சிங்கள புதுவருட சமய சம்பிரதாயங்களுக்கு அமைய புதுவருட சுபநேரத்தில் (2019.04.15) மு.ப. 11.17 மணியளவில் மாவட்டச் செயலக பெண்களின் கூட்டுவிடுதியில் அரசாங்க அதிபரின் தலைமையில் மரம் நடுகை நிகழ்வானது வைபவரீதியாக இடம்பெற்றது. இந்நிகழ்வில் பதவிநிலை உத்தியோகத்தர்கள், மற்றும் ஏனைய உத்தியோகத்தர்கள் கலந்துகொண்டு சிறப்பித்தனர். அதேபோல 15 பிரதேச...

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Kachchativu being a small distant island of 1.15 sq. kilometers located 20 km away from the Delft island with no humans habitation. However, the fishing community has used this island over the years in order to mend their fishing gear, after sterenuous venture out at sea. Incidentally, the small St. Anthony’s Church in Kachchativu had become their place of reverence during such visits.

According to the records of archaeologists,  Kachchativu island had emerged from water over 115,000 to 130,000 years ago. The Portuguese had first administered this island nation and Sri Lanka has been exercising sovereignty and jurisdiction over Kachchativu and its adjacent waters since 1974 kachchativu Agreement.

This year Kachchativu Annual festival;

Total Sri Lankan Devotees        -     6,404

Total Indian Devotees              -    1,923

Total Indian Boats                    -    62

Total Sri Lankan Boats              -    More than 300

Mass in Sinhala

Bishop of Gall, Rev. Raymond Wickramasingha

Mass in Tamil

Bishop of Jaffna, Rt. Rev. Dr. Justin B. Gnanapragasam

In charge of the feast

The Parish Priest of Delft, Rev.Fr. Emil Paul

Special Invitees

Rear Admiral Jayantha De Silva, Commandar Northern Naval Area.

Mr. Nagalingam Vedanayaham, G.A. Jaffna.

Mr. Nadarajan, Indian High Commission Consulate Jaffna.