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Jaffna District NGO Progress Review Meeting

District NGO Progress Review Meeting was held at District Secretariat, Jaffna on 21st May 2015. It is chaired by Mr. N. Vethanayahan, Govt. Agent / District Secretary, Jaffna District and Divisional Secretaries, representatives of UN Agenecies/Foreign NGOs / Local NGOs and other relevant Officers are also participated on this Meeting.

Progress of the UN Agenecies/Foreign NGOs / Local NGOs and current requirements of the District are mainly discussed on this meeting.

Jaffna District Agriculture Committee Meeting

District Agriculture Committee Meeting was held at District Secretariat, Jaffna on 21st May 2015. It is chaired by Mr. N. Vethanayahan, Govt. Agent / District Secretary, Jaffna District and Mrs. S. Kaileswaran Director of Agriculture, Divisional Secretaries, Presidents of Farmer Organizations, and other relevant Officers are also participated on this Meeting.

Current situation of Cultivation, Progress of Agriculture Development Programs, Formers’ issues, Agriculture Insurance, Animal Production and serves are mainly discussed on this meeting.

Jaffna District Child Development Committee Meeting

District Child Development Committee Meeting was held at District Secretariat, Jaffna on 12th May 2015. It is chaired by Mr. N. Vethanayahan, Govt. Agent / District Secretary, Jaffna District and Mr. G. K. Perera, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Jaffna District, Divisional Secretaries, Woman Development Officers, Child Development Officers, and other relevant Officers are also participated on this Meeting.

Unsorted out problems related with Children and allowance for pregnant Mothers are mainly discussed on this meeting. Further proposals for future plan also discussed.

Discussion regarding basic needs of resettle people under 100 Days Programme.

A discussion regarding basic needs of resettled people under 100 Days Programme is held at District Secretariat on 8th May 2015. It is chaired by Mr. N. Vethanayahan, Govt. Agent / District Secretary, Jaffna District and Hon. Maavai Senathirajah, Member of Parliament, Jaffna District, Mrs. Ranjini Nadarajapillai, Secretary, Ministry of Resettlement, Reconstruction and Hindu Affairs, relevant Divisional Secretaries and other officers who are related with resettlement are also participated on this Discussion.

The 990 families are registered to resettle on Tellippalai in Valikamam East and Vasavilan in Valikamam North. Mrs. Ranjini Nadarajapillai, Secretary, Ministry of Resettlement said on this discussion that the action will be begun to sort out the issues on Hosing Programme, Drinking Water and Transport within 2 weeks.

A discussion regarding the issues on Long trip Bus Schedule

A discussion regarding the issues on Long trip Bus Schedule between Ceylon Transport Board (CTB), Northern Province and Private Bus Association(PBS) is held at District Secretariat, Jaffna on 7th May 2015. It is chaired by Hon. Hon. B. Deniswaran, Minister of Fisheries and Transport and Mr. N. Vethanayahan, Govt. Agent / District Secretary.

A Team with 11 Members including Mr. S. Kugathas, Chief Accountant, 3 members from CTB, Northern Province, 3 members from PBS, Northern Province and a member of National Transport Board (NTB) is established for sort out the issues with solution 40:60 for CTB: PBS.

The issues are raised by improper long Trip schedule of both parties. So that the Team is analyze the schedules of both parties in 5 Districts and submit their report as soon as possible.

Seal for Measurement Equipment - 2015

Seal for Measurement Equipment which are used for business purpose is scheduled in following places.

Date Time Place for Seal the Equipment



7th and 8th May 2015



From 9.00 A.M. to 3.00 P.M

Sub Office,

Uduvil PradesiyaSabha,

Maruthanarmadam



11th and 12th May 2015



From 9.00 A.M. to 3.00 P.M

Sub Office,

Uduvil Pradesiya Sabha,

Chunakam.



13th , 20th and 27th May 2015



From 9.00 A.M. to 3.00 P.M

Measurement Units

Standards and Services Division,

District Secretariat, Jaffna


The Errors and Correctness will be checked before the seal the Equipment

Further, if anyone have or use an Equipment which are not sealed more than 12 Months with the business purpose, it is punishable offence under Measurement Units Standards and Services Law

Jaffna District Civil Security Committee Meeting

The Civil Security Meeting is held at Conference Hall of Kachcheri, Jaffna on 5th May 2015. It was chaired by Mr. N. Vethanayahan, Govt. Agent / District Secretary and Mr. Lalith A. Jeyasinghe, Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police, Northern Region, Mrs. Rubini Varathalingam, Addl. Govt. Agent, Divisional Secretaries, Members of Provincial Councils, Police Officers and other Govt. Officers are also participated in this Meeting.

It was lengthy discussed that how to control the serious crimes which are happening in Jaffna District.

Last Updated (Friday, 29 May 2015 10:30)