NAICC

 

 


I.G.K. Janaka

Deputy Director of Agriculture 
(Unit Head)

 


History

The institute, Audio Visual Center (AVC) was established on 1980 under the extension and training division of the DOA, which covered vast range of ICT application in agriculture sector.  It was 1989 that the AVC decided to established a video section and the year 1994, the 1st TV documentary program (Big Onion) produced by the video unite was telecasted on national television. Since then a chain of TV programm "Govibimata Arunalu" & "Mihikatha Dinuwo" were telecasted by the institute.  The responsibility to conduct the exhibitions representing DOA was assigned to the AVC first time on 1991 for the Gamudawa exhibition, form which the AVC won the 1st placeDOA. The agriculture complex Gannoruwa has been transformed to a tropical agriculture technology park in the year 2004 as a wings of the AVC.  In the year 2016, the institute AVC was upgraded as National Agriculture Information and Communication Center (NAICC) meantime As a result, The Agro Technology Park Unit, Gannoruwa was established as a separate unit coming under the NAICC.       


Responsible field

Main responsibilities of the Agro Technology Park Unit, Gannoruwa are,  production and broadcasting of agricultural video programs, TV programs, conducting of national and regional level agricultural exhibitions and maintaining of Agriculture Technology Parks, to disseminate recommended new agricultural technologies as well as relevant traditional agriculture technologies to enhance knowledge, skills and attitude of the public,


Vision

Achieve excellence in dissemination and demonstration of modern and traditional agricultural technology for national prosperity    


Mission

The mission of the Gannoruwa Agro Technology Park Unit is to provide efficient, effective, demand responsive and integrated agricultural extension services through A' park, video productions and exhibitions to facilitate public access to agricultural information and promote the concept of agro tourism with edible landscaping to improve productivity, optimize profitability and ensure sustainability in agriculture sector.

Objectives

  • Dissemination of timely important demand responsive agricultural information to the public
  • Producing and broadcasting of Mihikatha Dinuwo and Govi Bimata Arunalu TV programs covering modern and traditional technologies and success stories of the agriculture sector
  • Production of other video programs, adds, short notices assigned by DOA, MOA and other allied sector
  • Conservation of traditional and improved agricultural technologies, verities and visuals of special events for future use.
  • Planning, organizing, consulting and conducting of national and regional level agricultural exhibitions representing DOA on demand basis
  • Promotion of edible landscaping for urban greenery and home gardening activities to ensure attractive environment, food security, nutrition and healthy food items.
  • Promotion of the concept of agro tourism to utilize better know how, conserve traditional agriculture, optimize profitability and ensure sustainability








Main activities

  • Production of two documentary TV programmes weekly Govibimata Arunalu on Sundays at 6.30 pm and Mihikatha Dinuwo on Fridays at 6.15pm on National TV.
  • Production of video documentary programs for the special functions activities related to the DOA and MOA
  • Photograph coverage for the DOA
  • Management of Agro Technology Parks at Gannoruwa.
  • Planning, organizing, consulting and conducting of agricultural exhibitions at regional and national level.
  • Promotion and dissemination of edible landscaping techniques
  • Upgrading the concept of agro tourism to Agro technology park and faming community

 



"Mihikatha Dinuvo", "Govibimata Arunalu" , "Ketha Batha Kamatha"


TV programmes weekly Govibimata Arunalu on Sundays at 6.30 pm and Mihikatha Dinuwo on Fridays at 6.15pm on National TV














Agro Technology Park - Gannoruwa

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deputy Director of Agriculture 
(Unit Head)
I.G.K. Janaka

 


AV Asistant D.M. Amaradasa

 

AV Asistant - P.W.G.T.D. Pahalawaththa

 

AV Asistant  -
S.M.V.R. Sooriyaarchchi

 

DO  -
B.A.T. Manel Kumari

 

DO -
M.G.N. Udayangani

 


DO -
G.W.N.D.K. Karunarathna



 

 

 

 

 

 


AI - (Farm manager - Park)
J.M.L.P.P. Jayasinghe

  AI -
B.M.D.A.R.P. Munasinghe

 

AI -
M.C.I. Silva

 

AI -
W.M.K.M.P.S.P.K. Witharana

 

 

 AI -
D.M.N.S. Dasanayaka

 


AI -
K.G. Balasooriya

 

AI -
C.A.K. Nugapitiya



 

 

 

 

 

 

TA -
H.S.H. De Mel
 

 

TA-
S.M.H.M. Samarakoon

 

TA-
P.G.N.T.Jayaweera

 

TA -
A.W.A. Nishamali

 

TA -
C.S.K. Mohotti

 

 

TA  -
G.W.A.S.B. Gangoda

 

TA -
H.S.H. De Mel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TA -
H.M.D.I. Herath

 

TA -
S.K.A. Dharmarathna

 

TA -
K.G.H.S. Jayathilaka

 

TA -
C.R. Thiranagamage
           


 

Deputy Director
Mr. I.G.K. Janaka

 Mobile - 071-8147070
Office: 081- 2388618

Mail
Address:

Agro Technology Park Unit,
Gannoruwa

E- mail :

avcentre@sltnet.lk

Phone
General :


081- 2388618






 

fax
General :


081- 2388618