NAICC- Services – 1920 Call Center

National Agriculture Information and Communication Centre

NAICC Divisions

1920 Agriculture Advisory Service​ (1920 Ag AS)

1920 is a short code which provides advisory service to the farming community in SriLanka over the phone for their day-to-day agricultural problems free of charge. This e-agriculture initiative was launched in 2006 as “Govi Sahana Sarana Sevaya”. 1920 call center solution provides its services daily including weekends during office hours from 8.30 am to 4.15 pm, except on holidays.
Advisory for all agricultural food crops, minor export crops, coconut cultivation as well as any other agricultural issue can be obtained by calling the 1920 short code. Experienced technical officers provide advisory for queries raised by callers and the specialists of the Department of Agriculture assist in solving complicated technical issues. At present various modern information technologies are used to provide efficient and effective advisory service to the nation.

Services of 1920 Agriculture Advisory Services

Skype

Skype ID: 1920 DOA

WhatsApp

(+94 702 201920)

Viber

(+94 702 201920)

Imo

(+94 702 201920)

E - SMS Service

  • Krushi SMS
  • Krushi SMS alert System (+94 712 011920) - Dissemination of short messages/alerts which were developed with the help of DOA Scientist to registered users for 10 selected food crops (Paddy, Maize, Chili, Big Onion, Banana, Papaya, Potato, Tomato Brinjal and Luffa). This SMS service provides necessary information in a synchronized manner of their farming practices when notified in advance to their cropping activities.

  • Agro met Advisory
  • Information on climate change that may affect crop production can be obtained from your mobile phone. To register for SMS service ❮WRG❯ ❮ space ❯ ❮T/S❯ ❮ space ❯ ❮NAME❯ ❮ space ❯ ❮your zone number❯ SMS to 1920


    Register Now

    “Krushi Advisor ” Mobile Application

    Krushi Advisor” mobile app is an Android version agriculture mobile app providing agricultural advisory services for food crop cultivation in Sri Lanka. The “Krushi Advisor” is an offline mobile app that can be used when there is limited access to internet facility.

    WhatsApp

    (+94 702 201920)

    Viber

    (+94 702 201920)

    Imo

    (+94 702 201920)

    E - SMS Service

  • Krushi SMS
  • Krushi SMS alert System (+94 712 011920) - Dissemination of short messages/alerts which were developed with the help of DOA Scientist to registered users for 10 selected food crops (Paddy, Maize, Chili, Big Onion, Banana, Papaya, Potato, Tomato Brinjal and Luffa). This SMS service provides necessary information in a synchronized manner of their farming practices when notified in advance to their cropping activities.

  • Agro met Advisory
  • Information on climate change that may affect crop production can be obtained from your mobile phone. To register for SMS service ❮WRG❯ ❮ space ❯ ❮T/S❯ ❮ space ❯ ❮NAME❯ ❮ space ❯ ❮your zone number❯ SMS to 1920


    Register Now

    “Krushi Advisor ” Mobile Application

    Krushi Advisor” mobile app is an Android version agriculture mobile app providing agricultural advisory services for food crop cultivation in Sri Lanka. The “Krushi Advisor” is an offline mobile app that can be used when there is limited access to internet facility.

    Special Messages

    Head of the '1920' Agriculture Advisory Service

    Mr. T.A. Kamiss 

    Deputy Director (1920 Agriculture Information & Advisory Service) – Acting






    Mr. T.A. Kamiss  

    Deputy Director (1920 Agriculture Information & Advisory Service) – Acting

    Mrs. I.W.M.K.N.K. Yatawara
    Agriculture Instructor
    Mrs. N.K. Kahaduwa
    Agriculture Instructor
    Mrs. G.G. Siriyawathi
    Agriculture Instructor
    Mrs. Y.M.C.K. Herath
    Agriculture Instructor
    Mr. K.R.S.N. Bandara
    Agriculture Instructor
    Mrs. A.M.S.C.K. Attanayake
    Agriculture Instructor
    Mrs. J.M.D.T.K.M. Gunarathne
    Agriculture Instructor
    Mrs. F.S. Salahudeen
    Agriculture Instructor
    Mr. K.D. Lasantha Kodikara
    Agriculture Instructor
    Mr. S.N.M.L.P. Seananayaka
    Agriculture Instructor
    Mrs. R.M.L.R. Bandara
    Agriculture Instructor
    Mrs. H.M.B.H. Nawarathna
    Agriculture Instructor
    Mr. A.M.S.B. Amarakoon
    Agriculture Instructor
    Mr. Rajayogam Kovarthanan
    Agriculture Instructor
    Mrs. Nimali Jagoda Arachchi
    Coconut Development Officer
    Ms. H.A.L. Samithri
    Extension Officer
    Mr. N.M. Greshan Bandara
    Sound Recording Technician
    Mr. D.M. Abeyrathna
    ICT Assistant