Water tanks distributed to drought affected areas


An event to distribute water tanks to the temples and Pradeshiya Sabhas  in drought affected area was held on 25 September 2014 at Governor’s Secretariat. Governor of Northern Province GA Chandrasiri participated as the Chief Guest and distributed the water tanks.


The gaps and needs in the day to day life of village people in Kaddupulam, Chankanai

Chankanai - fact sheetPradesha Saba continue to provide drinking water for the families.
The divisional secretariat and an NGO  have renovated a few wells whilst other sanitation  facilities too have been provided by other NGOs and  the government.
A primary school at Kaddupulam is in  operation.
Livelihood is mainly fishing while many are  engaged in labour till sustainable livelihood opportunities are available. Assistance in the form of livelihood support and education facilities for children were  priority.

Padavisripura Rural Water Supply Scheme Opened


The Padavisripura Rural Water Supply Scheme constructed by the Eastern Province Water Supply Development Project with the financial assistance of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) was declared open by Hon. Governor, Eastern Province, Rear Admiral Mohan Wijewickrama on 14th June 2013 at Padavisripura.

This project was initiated as a solution to the kidney diseases prevailing in the area and it is expected over 1000 families benefit under this project. Hon. W.G.M. Ariyawathi Galappaththi, Chairperson of EPC, Mr. D.M. Sarath Abayagunawardana, Chief Secretary, EPC, Chairman of Pradeshiya Sabha, Padavisripura, senior officers from JICA, government official and large gathering of people attended in this opening ceremony.