“Rise of East- 2019” Mega Agricultural Exhibition was held at A/Uhana Maha Vidyalayam Uhana, Ampara from 29th to 30th November 2019. The main objective of this exhibition is to promote and disseminate modern agricultural, livestock irrigation, cooperatives and fisheries technologies among the farming communities of Eastern Province. Farmers, school children, general public and agricultural entrepreneurs involved in value addition of agricultural produce participated in this exhibition. Awards of excellence were presented to outstanding farmers from Ampara District while students who demonstrated their competence in Agriculture Technology Innovation Program were honored by awarding certificate of achievement.
Mr J.D.S.M Asanka Abeyawardana Secretary to the Hon Governor and Mr D.M.L.Bandaranayake Government Agent/District Secretary Ampara graced this function as Chief Guest and it was presided over by Mr.K.Sivanathan, Secretary Ministry of Agriculture. Secretaries, Deputy Chief Secretaries, Heads of Departments and along with senior officials participated in this Exhibition.