Provincial Director


Eng.S.Thilagarajah

Department of Irrigation
Yard road
Batticaloa
Tel: 065 2229104
Fax: 065 2229105
Email : irrigation@ep.gov.lk

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Vision
Optimal utilization of irrigation systems with sustainable water resources.

Mission
Sustainable irrigation systems through integrated water resources management to provide required water to the farmer community in equitable and timely manner.

Thrust Area - 1   : Sustainable management of irrigation head works.
      
Goals
- Irrigation tanks improved.
- Diversion anicuts schemes improved.
      
Thrust Area - 2   :  Effective and efficient management of irrigation service delivery.
     
Goals
- Improved water management efficiency.
- Improved access roads to irrigation schemes.


Thrust Area - 3   :Sustainable management of drainage and salt water exclusion schemes.
      
Goals
- Drainage facilities improved.
- Salt water exclusion bund improved.
    
Thrust Area - 4   :  Innovation and transfer of Irrigation technology.
      
Goals
- Provided irrigation technology demonstration and extension services.

Thrust Area - 5   :  Identification and development of potential irrigation schemes.
      
Goals
- Potential irrigation schemes identified and master plan developed.
- Developed new gravity irrigation schemes.
- Developed new lift irrigation schemes using renewable energy.

Thrust Area - 6   :  Institutional development and governance.
      
Goals
- Trained and skilled managerial and technical staff.
- Strengthened monitoring & evaluation system.
- Established management and procurement system.
- Equipped with adequate infrastructure and physical resources.
- Monitored and evaluated performance of institution and programmes.

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