Jaffna District wined the National award for Drama Competition of Children
Jaffna District won the award for the Drama Competition of Children in Tamil Medium which was held on last year (2014) to mark World Children's Day organized by Ministry of Child Development. It was held based on among the District. The Thirunaavukkarasu, Children Club, No.176, Panippulam,Valikamam West won this award.
The awarding ceremony was held at Tower Hall Arts Theater, Maradana on 6th June 2015. The Chief Guests were the State Minister of Child Affairs Rosy Senanayake and Mrs. Yamuna Perera, Commissioner, Department of Probation & Child Care Services honored the awards to Children Club. The first Prize included SL Rs. 25,000/=.
Further the Jaffna District also won the awards for Best auxiliary Actor, Best Stage System, Best Makeup and Best Creation.
Alms giving ceremony of Paddy in Jaffna under the new Government
Alms giving ceremony of Paddy for “Maha” season 2014/2015 commenced at 10.00 am on 15.04.2015 fulfilling the promises given to the farmer community by the new Government headed by Mr. N. Vethanayahan, Govt. Agent / District Secretary, Jaffna District. Chief Minister Justice CV Wigneswaran participated as the Chief Guest.
Secretary to the Governor, Additional Government Agent, District Director of Agriculture, Assistant District Secretary, Director of Planning, Assistant commissioner Department of Agrarian Development, Chief accountant (Internal audit), Deputy Director of Planning, Divisional Secretaries, Presidents of Farmer Organizations, and other relevant Officers are also participated on this occasion.
Purchasing of paddy for Chavakachcheri and Puttur warehouses has already been commenced from 28 february 2015. Rs.38.541 Million cash received from Ministry of food Security for the purchasing of paddy at Maha 2014/2015. 38.783 Mt Samba and 813.39 mt Red Nadu have purchased. Paddy purchasing was stopped after 06.04.2015 in Jaffna District.