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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...

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...

Harvesting and purchasing of paddy in Amapara district continue these days.

Harvesting and purchasing of paddy continue in Amapara district which make exclusive contribution towards paddy production in Sri Lanka. In the district alone 82,385 hactatres are under paddy cultivation and 2367 metrict tons of paddy harvest have been obtained up to now. Meanwhile under government’s paddy purchasing programme, purchasing of paddy... Read more...

Majority of farmers in Batticaloa and Trincomalee districts commenced paddy harvesting these days.

According to figures released by Agrarian Services Officers, 67414 hactares of paddy lands have been cultivated in Batticaloa district alone during this Maha season, of which harvesting of 35417 hactares have already been completed. MeenwhileDivisional Agrarian Services Officers, Trincomalee district state that paddy harvesting of 16722 hactares, ... Read more...

Special Media Conference - 2022.03.09

A Special media programme chaired by Hon. Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Minister of Agriculture has been organized to make aware of the National Agricultural Policy.   Date : 2022.03.09 Time : 09.15 AM Venue : At the Auditorium of the Ministry   You are kindly requested to ensurethe participation of media man/ media woman to cover this ... Read more...

Special Media Conference – 21.03.2022

Special Media Conference has been organized at the Ministry of Agriculture to make aware on fertilizer distribution details of which are as follows; Read more...

Green Nation

News Director/ News Editor,   Inaugural Ceremony of the “Green Nation” The National Home Gardening Drive 2022   “Green Nation” The Inaugural Ceremony of the National Home Gardening Drive 2022 is due to commence at 09.18 on 29.03.2022 with the participation of Hon. Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage along with some other Mi... Read more...

Chemical fertilizer stocks found recently in burned down residences of certain politicians

Agriculture Minister Mahinda Amaraweera instructed to carry out urgent investigation regarding chemical fertilizer stocks found in residences of certain politicians recently. Aggressive groups during the recent unfortunate events have burnt down or badly damaged residences of many politicians.Information was circulated through public and social me... Read more...

Releasing of fuel required for paddy farming in Yala season

Crash programme for distributing fuel required for Yala season paddy farming.  Yala season 2022 has already been commenced. However, the Mahinda Amaraweera, Minister of Agriculture, Wildlife and Forest Resources Conservation has given serious consideration to the difficulties faced by farmers due to non-availability of fuel in all agricultura... Read more...

Sri Lanka is self-sufficient in ground nuts

  The Dept. of Agriculture says that ground nut harvest has exceeded the national requirement recording with nearly two fold increase.The ground nuts are cultivated in Sri Lanka as supplementary food crop.   Agriculture Minister Mahinda Amaraweera sought information on local ground nut cultivation at a meeting held recently with crop lea... Read more...

It has been decided to apprehend racketeers and individuals unauthorizedly occupying lands in Kebilitta Reservation and file cases against them

  It has been reported to the Ministry of Forest Resources Conservation that certain individuals in Moneragala are trying yesterday (31) and today (01) to unauthorizedly occupy lands belonging to the Kebilitta Reservation on pretext of cultivation. Read more...

The procurement of Triple Super Phosphate fertilizer for Maha Season 2022/23

  Click here to get forms   Any person/organization/ institution who is interested in bidding for the procurement of TSP fertilizer for Maha Season 2022 is requested to send his/organization’s/ Institution’s Email and Telephone numbers to the Email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the purpose of informing on pre – bid meeti... Read more...

Invitation for the Procurement of Urea for Maha Season 2022/23

  Click here to get forms   Any person/organization/ institution who is interested in bidding for the procurement of Urea fertilizer for Maha Season 2022 is requested to send his/organization’s/ Institution’s Email and Telephone numbers to the Email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the purpose of informing on pre – bid meet... Read more...

World Food Moscow 20th-23rd September 2022

World Food Moscow 20th-23rd September 2022 The largest international autumn food exhibition (Food and beverage Sector) Russian Federation. H.E. the ambassador of Russian federation proposes to some line ministries/Agencies including Ministry of Agriculture to organize a Sri Lankan national pavilion, in the above event ... Read more...


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