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

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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...

Thaipongal Festival

17 January 2019
Thaipongal Festival

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 Act      : Right to Information Act No: 12 of 2016

Orders : Gazette Extra ordinary No 2004/66 dated 3rd of February 2017

Public Authority : District Secretariat, Jaffna

 Information Officer and Designated Officer of District Secretariat, Jaffna has been appointed under the Section 23(1) of the Right to Information act, No. 12 of 2016.

Contact details of Right to Information Commission and the members of the Commission, Information Officer, Designated Officer and fees to be charged for obtaining information are displayed here under the Section 26 (1)of the Right to Information act, No. 12 of 2016.

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Right to Information Commission

 

Address : The Chairman,

 Right to Information Commission of Sri Lanka

Rooms No 203- 204, Block 2,

BMICH, BauddhalokaMawatha, Colombo 07.

Tel : 0112691625/ 0112691007

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Fax      : 0112691625


 

                

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Members of the Right to Information Commission Sri Lanka.

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Designation

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Mr. MahindaGammampila

Chairman

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Ms. Kishali Pinto Jayawardena

Member

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Mr. S.G. Punchihewa

Member

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Justice RohiniWalgama

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Dr. SelvyThiruchandran

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Designated Officer

Name : Mr. N. Vethanayagam

Tel.     : 021 222 2235

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Information Officer

Name  : Mrs. S. Theivendram

Tel.     : 021 222 2236

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Head of RTI Unit

Name : Mrs. N. Yarlini

Tel.     : 0769674206

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Fees to be charged for providing information

  1. Application fees
  2. No public authority shall charge any fee to provide a right to Information application form to a citizen making an information request.
  3. No public authority shall charge any fee to process a Right to Information request.
  4. Fees for information

 

 

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A4 - both sides

Legal --A3 (one side)

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Bigger than A3

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Photocopying

Rs.2/-

Rs.4/-

Rs.4/-

Rs.8/-

Actual Cost

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Printout

Rs.4/-

Rs.8/-

Rs.4/-

Rs.8/-

Actual Cost

  • Rs.20/- for copying information onto a diskette, Compact Disc, USB mass drive, or similar electronic device, provided by the  citizen making the request.
  1. Actual cost for copying information onto a Diskette, Compact Disc, USB mass drive, or similar electronic device provided by the public authority.
  2. Rs.50/- per hour for the study or inspection of any document or material, or inspection of a construction site, if this takes longer than one hour, with the first hour of study/ inspection being provided free of charge.

This shall be without prejudice to the practice of public authorities which is previously such inspection free of charge and which   practice shall continue not  with standing this sub-rule.

  1. Samples or models will be charged the actual cost.
  • Information provided via e-mail will be free of charge.
  1. Where there exists a previous fee schedule prescribed or issued by Public Authorities by way of circulars or regulations, that fee schedule shall continue to operate notwithstanding the fees prescribed in Rule 4.

Provided that any dispute in regard to claims relating to existing fee e may be the subject of an appeal to be determined by the commission in accordance with these rules on fees and appeals.