222 Extention & training Centre

School of Agriculture - Karapincha

 Sri Lanka School of Agriculture, Karapincha is located nearby to Kuruwita in Ratnapura district. It is an institute which offers an NVQ6 level diploma named “Higher National Diploma in Agriculture Production & Technology”. In 1958 the institute was started as a practical farmer training school. Then at 1994 it has started to offer two year agriculture diploma course and now has upgraded to offer the above NVQ 6 course.


  • To provide formal middle level Agriculture education on scientific, commercial agriculture to interest youth & field level technical assistance  through conducting the Higher National Diploma  programme in Agriculture production  technology sector.
  • Provide good demonstration of the agriculture units for the people who are interested.


  • Conduct NVQ6 HND course in a successful manner.
  • Proper maintenance of plant nursery to supply standard budded and seed plants throughout the year.
  • Proper maintenance of animal husbandry unit in demonstrative level.
  • Maintain vegetables, fruits export agricultural crops and other related agriculture crops.
  • Maintain tea cultivation field & contributed to national tea production.
  • Conduct a sale outlet for fresh Agriculture products (fruits, vegetables, eggs etc) to general public.


  • Provide short term training programmes for school students, government and private sector officers, farmers and other interested parties according to their prior requests.
  • Provide special field training programs as requested by Government and semi government authorities as pre-service training courses for their new recruits.
  • Supply extension service on agriculture to the interested parties as the request.



Deputy Director of Agriculture / Principal

Miss - G.A.S.A.Tennakoon

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