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Special Programme in parallel to “Thripitakabhiwandana Week”- Ministry of Agriculture

A special programme organized by the Ministry of Agriculture to coincide the “Thripitakabhiwandana Week” was held at the Ministry of Agriculture on 22.03.2019. After observing “Panchaseela” and oath taking the programme commenced with the participation of Ministry officials. The memorial oration of the pragramme was delivered by Honorable professor... Read more...

Our Prime Minister who placed the agriculture on the peak

  The Late Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne was the 13th party member of Sri Lanka Freedom Party which was formed in 1952. He reflected a prominent progressive politician and still is living in the heart of the people. The Late D.M. Jayaratne who entered into Parliament in 1970 began his political life from Gramodhaya Saba.  He was a Member... Read more...

Ministry Secretary says that it is an utter lie that 5000 acres of land belonged to the Ministry of Agriculture has been given to Avengaurd

Ministry Secretary retired Major General Mr. Sumedha Pereira says that the information which the media reveals about 5000 acres of land belonged to the Ministry of Agriculture being given to Avengaurd Maritime Services Limited for maize cultivation is an utter lie. Mr. Sumedha Pereira further says that the agriculture lands, the seed farms and the ... Read more...

05 employees having connection with fertilizer related corruption and fraud that caused 1.2 billion rupees of loss to government have been interdicted.

Action has been taken with immediate effect to interdict 05 employees having connection with corruption and fraud taken place at the time of distribution of fertilizer during the year 2018/2019.This decision was taken based on many charges including preparation of forged documents including alteration of the reports of laboratory tests. Accordingly... Read more...

The government has already engaged all forces to control the Sena caterpillar menace

Minister of Agriculture Mahindananda Aluthgamage vThe Director General of Agriculture and other officials visited the farm lands and inspected them vThe NGV virus is being given by field officers v5% of spread of Sena caterpillars in Ampara, Kurunegala, Moneragala and Anuradhapura districts vDamaged farm lands will be assessed and paid mandator... Read more...

Regional Manager who behaved fraudulently at the sale of 30000 MT of stored paddy of the Paddy Marketing Board was apprehended in Kilinochchi area by the Criminal Investigation Department

A businessman purchasing paddy has complained to the Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage that a Regional Manager named Rathnayake has obtained a commission of Rs. 03 per 1kg of paddy at the purchasing of 1.2 Million Kilogram of paddy. The same businessman has informed the Minister that the said Manager is requesting commissions from him ... Read more...

Special media Programme on Maha Season paddy purchasing of 0.3 Million Metric tons owned by the Government with the objective of blocking Paddy and Rice Mafia

This Media Programme will be held at 11.30 a.m on 07.01.2021 at the Ministry of Agriculture with the participation of MahindanandaAluthgamage,, Minister of Agriculture, Shasheendra Rajapaksa, State Minister of Paddy and Grains, Organic Food, Vegetables, Fruits, Chilies, Onion and Potato Cultivation Promotion, Seed Production and Advanced Technology... Read more...

Steps to upgrade eco – friendly agro – techno park in Mahinda Rajapaksa International sport complex in a productive manner.

The only fully pledge eco- friendly agro techno park available in the Western Province. All cultivations within 15 acre land area are on organic fertilizer application. Multi objectives such as beauty of the complex, educational functions, practical aspects to cusion mental stresses of sportmen/women and local productions in one and the sam... Read more...

Paddy purchasing of Maha Season

Paddy purchasing of Maha Season of 2020/21 will commence at the PMB store complex at Akkaraipattu, Ampara at 3.30 p.m Tomorrow (12.01.2021). It has been planned to buy 0.3 Million Metric Tons of paddy during this season. This inaugural ceremony will be held with the participation of Hon. Minister of Agriculture Mahindananda Aluthgamage and Hon. Sh... Read more...

Government’s arrangement for paddy purchasing during the coming Maha Season commence from Tomorrow.

  Dried Samba at Rs. 52 per 1kg and Nadu at Rs.50 per kg under guaranteed price. Facilities to buy moisture paddy, too. Inter connected programme by the Department of Agrarian Development, Paddy Marketing Board together with the farmers’ community. Packing bags to supply by the Government to farmers hand itself. Inaugural ceremony t... Read more...

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