SPMDC- RDD Bataatha

Seed and Planting

Deputy Director of Agriculture(Seed) Office

Bata atha Agricultural Technology Park is situated in the Kataragama main road in the village of Batatha in the Ambalantota Divisional Secretariat Division in Hambantota District.

development through hands-on experience.


  1. To provide farmers with live crop demonstration knowledge on varieties and cultivation techniques recommended by the Department of Agriculture.
  2. Modeling old and new technologies.
  3. Promotion of agro tourism for local and foreign tourists.
  4. Establishment of agricultural information and counseling center for farmers, school children and general public.
  5. Creating direct employment (agricultural consultant, labor) and casual employment.
  6. (Self-employment in local food sales)


Inaugurated in 2006 on a concept of the then Minister of Agriculture, Chamal Rajapaksa and Director General of Agriculture Rohan Wijekoon and it was opened to the public in 2007. The 50 acre Batatha Agricultural Technology Park is known as the second Agro Technology Park in Sri Lanka besides the Gannoruwa Agro Technology Park.

On the front entrance of the park is a charming pair of hands and a monument designed for the farmers. It symbolizes the relationship between agriculture and agriculture.

It belongs to the Information Technology and Communication Unit of the Department of Agriculture.


  1. Providing agro-technical knowledge to school children, students studying in higher education and farmer groups through crop demonstrations and practical examples.
  2. Modeling of new crop varieties recommended by the Department of Agriculture.
  3. Provide opportunities for tourists (both local and foreign) to enjoy the beauty of nature as well as nature.
  4. Provision of high quality local food at affordable prices to the travelers.
  5. Provision of farm produce at affordable prices.
  6. Providing background information for wedding photographs.

Mobile Sales Services T.P.: +94 472 226004



Head of the Deputy Director of Agricultue(Seed) Office , Bata atha
Mr. N.B. Mohotti

Deputy Director Of Agriculture

D.P.M.N. Waydhayarathna
Assistant Director (Development)
K.H.A.D. Kumaree
Agriculture Instructor
I.S. Ekanayake
Agriculture Instructor
W.N. Shayamali
Agriculture Instructor
P. Vidanapathirana
Agriculture Instructor
H.R.D. Wijesekara
Chief Management Assistant
N. Darshanee
Technical Assistant

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