This tree has a high respect in Tamil Culture. It is natural, then, to call it a `karpaha` or celestial tree, because all its parts without exception could be used by man.
we strive for responsible and sustainable solutions. We work toward successful integration and – whenever possible – for the fulfilment of the wish to return home.
Following the success of this new method of red onion cultivation theMinistry of Agriculture is now looking at further improving red onion cultivations, with these seedlings in the Jaffna peninsula as well.
jaffna women still Are the reservoirs and transmitters of cultural knowledge In their communities.

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Feasibility Report on Cashew Cultivation in jaffna Peninsula

03 January 2019
Feasibility Report on Cashew Cultivation in jaffna Peninsula

    The cashew tree (Anacardium occidentale) is a tropical evergreen tree that produces the cashew seed (nut) and the cashew apple. It can grow as high as 14 m (46 ft), but the dwarf cashew, growing up to 6 m (20 ft), has proved more profitable, with earlier maturity and higher yields.  The species is originally native to northeastern Brazil....

National Productivity Awards Results - 2016/2017

10 January 2019

National Productivity Awards Results - 2016/2017  national productivity award competition organized by National Productivity Secretariat introduced in Public Sector, School Sector and Manufacturing & Service Sector across the country. District Secretariat Jaffna has won the second place in the island-wide National Productivity awards for 2016/2017 year under the Public Sector...

71st National day Celebration

07 February 2019
71st National day Celebration

   The 71st National Independence Day.  The 71st National Independence day was celebrated at the venue specially prepared in front of the District secretariat Jaffna. The Government Agent hoisted National flag at 8.45am. Mr.N.Vethanayakan Government Agent, Additional Government Agent, Staff of the District Secretariat, religious dignitaries, three service commanders, students...

Media Notice

08 March 2019

  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 commission,Mr.M.M.Mohamed...



Prime Minister Visit Venue :  District Secret...

Fertilizer Subsidy For Paddy - 2018/19 Maha