Experts in South Help Army to Promote Jaffna Home Gardening
:: 2011-06-01 11:50:10
To yield better results from the “Jafna Home Gardening” project
initiated by the Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna (SF-J) with
auspices of Commander Security Forces - Jaffna (SF-J) Major General
Mahinda Hathurusinghe, 523 Brigade of Nunavil organized an agriculture
awareness programme for the civilians of 52 Division area on 30th
Senior Tamil medium lecturers of Kundasale Agriculture Training
Institute Mr. Yohalingam and Mrs. Muralitharan educated nearly 500
men and women gathered at the Chavakachcheri Cultural Centre on
modern technology of home gardening using computer presentation.
Quality vegetable seeds of various types were distributed among
all participants at the end of this one day educative programme.
“Best Seeds” agriculture products firm in Colombo sponsored the
programme organized on guidance of General Officer Commanding 52
Division Brigadier Anura Sudhasinghe. Research and Development Manager
of “Best Seeds”, Mr. Saman Jagoda, Assistant Managers Mr. S.D.K.
Kotawatta and Mr. Thilina Bandaranayake, Project Officers Mr. U.
Kulasiri and Mr. N. Tharshan were present on the occasion.
Commander 523Brigade Brig. Prabhath Dematampitiya coordinated the
The Home Gardening project was implemented in the peninsula by the
Civil Affairs and Public Relations office Jaffna in support of the
government’s “Api Wawamu Rata Nagamu” cultivation project
through which country’s economy is uplifted.