Irrigation Week 2013 in Eastern Province Inaugurated


Irrigation Week – 2013 was organized by the Department of Irrigation, EPC with the co-ordination of Central Irrigation Department. The opening ceremony of Irrigation Week 2013 was held on 21.10.2013 at the Meenodaikattu Konawaththa Grounds in Addalaichenai.

Eng. I.L.Thowfeek, Deputy Director of the Irrigation, Ampara District presided the function.

Hon. Minister of Road Development EPC M.S.Uthumalebbe, (MPC) was the chief guest at this ceremony and inaugurated the Irrigation Week – 2013.

The irrigation schemes, those are MeenodaiKattu, Konawaththa vadichchal scheme and Vallakundu Vadichel Scheme were started and laid boundary stones for Konawaththa scheme relating to the Irrigation week – 2013.

Thousand Acres of land in Addalaichenai will be benefited through this development schemes and which are important for the farmers of the particular area.

Eng. S.Thilagaraja, Director, Department of Irrigation, EPC, Eng. S.Weerasingha, Regional Director of Central Irrigation Department, Eng. U.L.A.Nasar, Deputy Director of Irrigation, Ampara Range, Mr. I.M.Haneefa, Divisional Secretary, Divisional Secretariat, Addalaichenai, Mr. U.L.A.Haja Mohideen, O.I.C, Akkaraipattu, and Eng. M.I.M.Z.Ibrahim, Irrigation Engineer also participated at this event.