The Department of Agriculture (DOA) functions under the Ministry of Agriculture and the DOA is one of the largest government departments with a high profile community of agricultural scientists and a network of institutions covering different agro ecological regions island wide.

The objectives of the DOA are focused on maintaining and increasing productivity and production of the food crop sector for the purpose of enhancing the income and living condition of the farmer and making food available at affordable prices to the consumer. The major functions of the DOA include research, extension, production of seed and planting material, regulatory services related to plant quarantine, soil

 

conservation and pesticides.

The management structure of DOA consists of three research institutes; Rice Research and Development Institute. Field Crops Research and Development Institute, Horticultural Crops Research and Development Institute and six technical service centers; Seed Certification and Plant Protection Centre, Seed and Planting Material Development Center, Extension and Training Centre, Socio Economics and Planning Center, Natural Resource Management Center, Progress Monitoring and Evaluation Unit together with three support services; Engineering Division, Finance Division and Administration Division.



Vision

Achieve excellence in agriculture for national prosperity

Mission

Achieve an equitable and sustainable agriculture development through development and dissemination of improved agriculture technology

 

Main Functions

Research
Extension
Seed and planting material production
Regulatory Services
  • Plant Protection Act
  • Soil Conservation Act
  • Control of Pesticide Act
  • Seed Act
rwijekoon Director General of Agriculture
Department of Agriculture
Peradeniya.
Telephone: (+94) 0812 386 484 / (+94) 0812 388 157 Fax:(+94) 0812 388 333
Dr. Rohan Wijekoon E-mail : dgagriculture@gmail.com /
rwije1958@yahoo.com
   

 

Additional Director General (Research)
Department of Agriculture
Peradeniya.

Telephone: (+94) 0812 387 576

 Dr. Anura Wijesekara
E-mail : awijesekara@yahoo.com
   

Additional Director General (Development)
Department of Agriculture
Peradeniya.

Telephone:(+94) 081-2388331
Fax: (+94) 0812 387 405

Mr. Gamini Sisira Kumara
E-mail : sisira1958@gmail.com
   

admin Additional Director General (Administration)
Department of Agriculture
Peradeniya.
Telephone: (+94) 0812 388 181
Fax: (+94) 0812 388 042
Mrs. H.P.D. Sarathchandra
E-mail : dayamenikesarathchandra@gmail.com
   

Director (Rice Research & Development)
Rice Research & Development Institute, Batalagoda, Ibbagamuwa.
Telephone: (+94) 0372 258 560 / (+94) 0372 258 561
Fax: (+94) 0372 259 881
Dr.Mrs.Amitha Benthota E-mail : rice@sltnet.lk
   

 

Director (Horticulture Crop Research and
Development)
Horticulture Research and Development
Institute, Gannoruwa, Peradeniya.
Telephone: (+94) 0812 388 011 / (+94) 0812 388 012
Fax: (+94) 0812 388 234
Mr Sirisena D.N.
E-mail : 
   

 

Director (Fruit Research & Development Institute)
Fruit Crop Research and
Development Centre, Kananvila, Horana.

Telephone: (+94) 0342 261 323

Fax: (+94) 0342 261 323

Dr Ms P.W. Alahakoon
 
E-mail : doadfrd@gmail.com
   

 
Director (Natural Resources Management)
Natural Resources Management Centre,
Peradeniya.
Telephone: (+94) 0812 388 355
Fax:
(+94) 0812 388 355
Dr. H.S.S.A. De Silva
E-mail : nrmcdoa@sltnet.lk
   

weera-final-photo Director (Field Crops Research & Development)

Field Crops Research & Development Institute,

Maha Illuppallama.

Telephone: (+94) 0252 249 177 / (+94) 0252 249 132 Fax: (+94) 0252 249 132
Dr. W.M.W. Weerakoon
E-mail : weerakoonwmw@gmail.com
   

SEPC Director (Socio Economics & Planning)

Socio Economics & Planning Centre,

Department of Agriculture, Peradeniya,

Telephone: (+94) 0812 388 081 / (+94) 0812 388 206

Fax: (+94) 0812 388 798

Mr. T.H.C.S. Perera
E-mail : tchristperera57@yahoo.com
   

 

Director (Extension & Training)
Extension & Training Division, Department of Agriculture,
Peradeniya.
Telephone: (+94) 0812 388 098
Fax: (+94) 0812 387 403
Mr. Amal Anurappriya E-mail : directoretc.doa@gmail.com
   

 

Director (Seed Certification and Plant Protection)

Seed Certification and Plant Protection Centre,

Gannoruwa, Peradeniya.

Telephone: (+94) 0812 388 044
Fax: (+94) 0812 388 077
Dr. Keerthi Hettiarachchi E-mail : keerthihet@gmail.com
   

   Director (Seed & Planting Material Development)

Seed & Planting Material Development Centre,

Department of Agriculture, Peradeniya.

Telephone: (+94) 0812 388 100 / (+94) 0812 388 122
Fax: (+94) 0812 388 608
Mr. H.P.Thilakarathne E-mail :
   


Director (Information & Communication)

National Agriculture Information & Communication Centre,

Gannoruwa, Peradeniya.

Telephone: (+94) 0812 030 040
Fax: (+94) 0812 030 048
Mr. R.D. Siripala
E-mail : siripala.rd@gmail.com
   

  Chief Engineer

Engineering Division,

Department of Agriculture, Peradeniya.

Telephone: (+94) 0812 388 155
Fax: (+94) 0812 388 155
Mr. N.H.M.A. Bandara
E-mail : ce@agridept.gov.lk
 
     

  Chief Accountant

Finance Division,

Department of Agriculture, Peradeniya.

Telephone: (+94) 0812 387 404
Fax: (+94) 0812 388 149
Mr. R.P. Premarathne
E-mail :

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