News & Events
The Expert Committee to Study Social Injustices in the Eastern Province was held on 11th February 2021 at the Trincomalee District Secretariat main conference hall.
The Government Agent & District Secretary Mr. Saman Dharshana Pandikorala stated that the committee would be an excellent platform to resolve other issues, including the land issues and that a favourable solution would be found by bringing the issue to the attention of the relevant parties.
Public complaints received from 11 Divisional Secretariat Divisions of Trincomalee District and other general matters were discussed in detail.
Hon. Governor of Eastern Province Mrs. Anuradha Yahampath, Chairman of the Expert Committee Mr.Yasapala Nanayakkara, members Helen Meegasmulla, A. Mohanraj and Heads of Departments were presented at this committee meeting.
The Trincomalee District Coordinating Committee meeting was held on 9th February 2021 at the District Secretariat Trincomalee under the the chairmanship of the co-chairs of the Coordinating Committee, Hon. Governor of Eastern Province Mrs. Anuradha Yahampath and Hon. Trincomalee District MP Kapila Nuwan Athukorala.
The Development project proposals to be implemented in 2021 were submitted for the approval of the Committee by the Members of Parliament in the Trincomalee District.
The meeting which followed Trincomalee District General Hospital Development, Educational Development, Siyapatha Housing Scheme, Issuance of Land deeds, Prevention of Deforestation and many other issues were discussed during this meeting.
Members of Parliament R. Sampanthan and M.S.Thowfeek, Government Agent & District Secretary Mr. Saman Dharshana Pandikorala, Chief Secretary of the Eastern Province Mr.Thusitha P.Wanigasingha, Divisional Political Leaders, Heads of Departments, Divisional Secretaries, Officers of the Troops and Police Officers attended the meeting.
The Trincomalee District Secretariat commemorated the 73rd National Independence Day on 4th February 2021 at the Trincomalee District Secretariat premises with the participation of all staff of the Trincomalee District Secretariat.
The commemoration commenced with the hoisting of the National flag by Hon. Kapila Nuwan Athukorala, MP for Trincomalee District & Co-Chairman of the District Coordinating Committee, followed by singing the National Anthem, and observing of two minutes silence in honor of the national heroes who sacrificed their lives for the nation.
The Government Agent & District Secretary Mr. Saman Dharshana Pandikorala in his speech stated that everyone should work with dedication to improve the development of the district and bring the country's economy to a prosperous state.
Thereafter, a tree planting ceremony symbolizing the 73rd Anniversary of National Independence took place at the Trincomalee District Secretariat premises. Also, coconut plants and seeds as well as fertilizers provided to the selected beneficiaries by the Small Enterprises Development Division.
The Additional District Secretary Mr.M.A. Anas, The Director (Planning) Mrs. K. Parameswaran, The Chief Accountant Mr.M. Parameswaran, The Asst. District Secretary Mr.N.Pratheepan, Police and many other Staff Officers and subordinate staff attended the event.
The Committee meeting on Local Production Development under the National program for the Development of Rural Economy was held on 09th January 2021 at the Trincomalee District Secretariat main conference hall.
Hon. Cabinet Minister Douglas Devananda, Hon. State Minister Kanchana Wijesekera, Hon. MP Kapila Nuwan Athukorala and Secretaries of the Ministries, Armed Forcess and Police, all DSS, UC/Pradeshiya Saba Chairments and Heads of Dept/Institutes were presented at this committee meeting.
The Government Agent & District Secretary Mr. Saman Dharshana Pandikorala, while welcoming all the guest made a Presentation on the present process of the Rural Industry, Facilities, Problems and Expected Solutions for improving rural production in Trincomalee District.
A booklet prepared with the project proposals of the relevant departments were handed over to the relevant Ministers and Secretaries by the Government Agent. Hon. Kapila Nuwan Athukorala, MP for Trincomalee District & Co-Chairman of the District Coordinating Committee accompanied the Government Agent.
The Government Agent further stated that this will be able to the Trincomalee District to obtain the necessary financial allocations for development through the diversified budget.
The Secretaries of the Ministries presented the projects of their relevant Ministries are implementing and intending to implement in the Trincomalee District for the development of Rural Industries in Trincomalee District.
Commencement of work of the year 2021, oath affirmation of the public service ceremony held on 01st January 2021 at the Trincomalee District Secretariat premises with the participation of all staff of the Trincomalee District Secretariat.
The Government Agent & District Secretary Mr. Saman Dharshana Pandikorala in his speech stated that everyone should work with dedication and efficiency to transform the public service for the benefit of the people.
The Additional District Secretary Mr.M.A. Anas, The Director (Planning) Mrs. K. Parameswaran, The Chief Accountant Mr.M. Parameswaran, The Asst. District Secretary Mr.N.Pratheepan, The Administrative Officer Mr. S.K.D Neranjan and many other Staff Officers and subordinate staff attended the event.
A Shramadana programme was conducted at the Trincomalee District Secretariat premises on 11th December 2020 with the participation of all staff of the Trincomalee District Secretariat.
Mr. Saman Dharshana Pandikorala, the Government Agent & District Secretary also attended the Shramadana Programme. The GA in his speech prior to commencing the programme stated that this Shramadana in being conducted as a part of improving the mental relaxation of the staff and to improve the efficiency of all staff by making an environmentally friendly, beautiful and good looking atmosphere.
The Additional District Secretary Mr.M.A. Anas, The Director (Planning) Mrs. K. Parameswaran, The Chief Accountant Mr.M. Parameswaran, The Asst. District Secretary Mr.N.Pratheepan, The Administrative Officer Mr. S.K.D Neranjan and many other Staff Officers and subordinate staff attended in the Shramadana programme.
The inauguration ceremony of commencement of Vocational Trainings at NAITA for low-income members in Trincomalee under the programme of 100000 job opportunity by the Department of Multy Purpose was held on 7th December 2020 at the Trincomalee District Secretariat.
A total No. of 346 members from the low-income families in Trincomalee District was selected as phase-1 for this training programe.
The Government Agent & District Secretary Mr. Saman Dharshana Pandikorala in his speech stated that the trainings and duties assigned to each and every member must carry out correctly and properly with a dedication and faith. They were also advised and invited to come forward to build an effective and efficient public service and to be part of development of Trincomalee District which is potential with many resources.
The Deputy Chief Secretary of the Eastern Province Mrs. J.J Muralitharan, Additional District Secretary Mr.M.A. Anas, The Director (Planning) Mrs. K. Parameswaran, The Chief Accountant Mr.M. Parameswaran, The Asst. District Secretary Mr.N.Pratheepan, The Administrative Officer Mr. S.K.D Neranjan and many other Staff Officers attended the inauguration ceremony.
The Trincomalee District Coordinating Committee meeting was held on 4th December 2020 at the District Secretariat Trincomalee at the invitation of Government Agent & District Secretary Mr. Saman Dharshana Pandikorala under the co-chairs of the Coordinating Committee, Hon. Governor of Eastern Province Mrs. Anuradha Yahampath and Hon. Trincomalee District MP Kapila Nuwan Athukorala.
The meeting which followed health guidelines, discussed a number of issues, including the Wari Saubhagya program, Land issues, Agricultural Production, Industrial Development, Government Sponsored Housing Scheme, Educational Development and Environmental Protection.
The Chief Secretary of the Eastern Province Mr.Thusitha P.Wanigasingha, Secretaries of the Eastern Provincial Ministries, Secretary to the Governor of the Eastern Province Mr.L.P.Madanayake, Additional District Secretary Mr.M.A. Anas, Divisional Secretaries and Heads of Departments attended the meeting.
Laying of Foundation stone for construction of Hela Bojun Hala in Trincomalee District Secretariat office was held on 3rd December 2020.
Mr. Saman Dharshana Pandikorala, the Government Agent & District Secretary laid the foundation stone for the Hela Bojun Hala. The main aim of establishing Hela Bojun Hala is to promote the toxic free food.
The main event of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities was held on 3rd December 2020 at the Seruwila Sahana Sewana in Trincomalee District.
The Government Agent & District Secretary Mr. Saman Dharshana Pandikorala stated that the skills of the disabled persons are immense and the government has been providing various assistance to address the needs of the disabled persons. The Trincomalee District Secretariat with the colobaration of Eastern Provincial Council will jointly implement activities/programs to improve the welfare of the disabled persons in the future.
Director of the Eastern Provincial Social Services Department N. Mathivannan, Assistant District Secretary Mr. N. Pradeepan, District Secretariat Administrative Officer S.K.D. Neranjan, District Social Services Officer Mrs. D. Sukandini participated at this function.
Essential Health Care Equipment was distributed to journalists serving in the Trincomalee District with the financial assistance of the Agam Humanitarian Resource Center. This Function was held on 1st December 2020 at District Secretariat Trincomalee.
Mr. Saman Dharshana Pandikorala, the Government Agent & District Secretary handed over The health care equipments to journalists who are covering the media in Covid-19 pandemic situation in Trincomalee District.
The Government Agent & District Secretary stated that the government has been implementing various schemes to promote the welfare of journalists as they continue their work regardless of the observation during various emergencies. Also he said that Journalists work to remedy people's issues and needs.
Assistant District Secretary Mr. N.Pratheepan, Agam Humanitarian Resource Center Coordinator K. Lavakusarasa and journalists attended the function.
A special pooja was conducted at the Trincomalee Koneswaram Temple on 18th November 2020 to invoking blessings to his Excellency Gotabhaya Rajapaksa on completion of one year after assumption of office as the President of Sri Lanka and to the Hon. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksha on his 75th birthday and also to seek blessings to end the Covid-19 global pandemic faced by the citizen of Sri Lanka and people around the world.
The Government Agent & District Secretary of Trincomalee Mr. Saman Dharshana Pandikorala, Assistant District Secretary Mr. Nadarajah Pradeepan and several other staff officers and subordinate officers participated the pooja.
Planting of Mangroves (Tropical Plants) was held on 18th November 2020 at kappalthurai in Trincomalee.
350 Mangroves plants were planted during this programme and Hon. Governor of Eastern Province Mrs. Anuradha Yahampath was the chief guest of this programme. Mr.Saman Dharsana Pandikorala the Government Agent & District Secretary of Trincomalee, Mrs. Dharshani Lahandapura Attorney-at-Law the Chairperson of Marine Environment protection Authority were also attended this programme.
Hon. Governor of Eastern Province Mrs. Anuradha Yahampath indicated that these tropical plants are very much require to protect the costal environment and there are many economic benefits from these plants. And through implementing & widening such programme these valuable rare plants could be protected from extinction.
Mrs. Dharshani Lahandapura Attorney-at-Law the Chairperson of Marine Environment protection Authority stated that they are intending to plant 60 acres of mangroves Island-wide in three years by widening the programme.
The Additional District Secretary Mr.M.A. Anas, The Divisional Secretary of Trincomalee Town & Gravets Mr. J.S. Arulraj, Assistant Manager of the Marine Environment Protection Authority Mr. T. Siripathi, many other senior state officers and the member of the Divisinal Fisheries Association attended the event.
Laying of Foundation stone for construction of 85 houses in Salapayaru in Kuchchaveli Division in Trincomalee was held on 17th November 2020 with the participation of the Hon Kapila Nuwan Athukorala, MP for Trincomalee District & Co-Chairman of the District Coordinating Committee and Mr.Saman Dharshana Pandikorala, the Government Agent & District Secretary of Trincomalee.
Mr. Saman Dharshana Pandikorala, the Government Agent & District Secretary stated that these houses are being constructed for 75 refugee returnee families who were internally displaced and left to India during the conflict and returned back to their lands.
The Additional District Secretary Mr.M.A. Anas, The Divisional Secretary of Kuchchaveli Mr. P. Dhaneswaran, Assistant District secretary Mr. N.Pratheepan, Asst. Director-Disaster Management Center Mr.K. Sugunathas, many other senior state officers and the beneficiary families and their members attended the function.
On a request made by Mr.Saman Dharshana Pandikorala, the Government Agent & District Secretary of Trincomalee, The Prima Ceylon Limited in Trincomalee donated 2600 Kgs of wheat flour on 10th November 2020 to distribute among the families being self-quarantined in Trincomalee District.
On 11th November 2020 the Government Agent & District Secretary, handed over the wheat flour to the Divisional Secretaries in the Trincomalee District to distribute the wheat flour to the self-quarantined families in their respective Division.
Covid - 19 meeting was held on 3rd November 2020 at the District Secretariat under the chairmenship of District Secretary Mr.Saman Dharshana Pandikorala. In this meeting District Secretary Mr.Saman Dharshana Pandikorala said still 13 people infected by the corona virus in Trincomalee District. Moreover he said Everyone must act responsibly to prevent the spread of covid infection in the District by follow the instructions given by the health Department and the Government.The most important of these are avoiding unnecessary traveling, wearing mask, maintaining social Distance and washing hands. Moreover The District secretary said that the four main access roads to the District have been blocked and the entry and exit activities to the District have been restricted.
Additional District Government Agent(Land) M.A. Anas, Administrative Officer S.K.D.Neranjan, Divisional Secretaries, Tri forces and Police Officers, Health Officers and many others were Participated to this meeting.
Essential health equipments donated to the Eechalampatru Divisional Hospital , which is functioning as the Covid 19 treatment hospital in the Trincomalee District with the financial assistance of the Agam Humanitarian Resource Center. This Function was held on 2nd November 2020 at District Secretariat Trincomale.
Trincomalee District Government Agent Saman Dharshana Pandikorala handed over those Essential health equipments to the Trincomalee Regional Health Services Director Dr. V. Handed over to Premanand.
Additional Government Agent(Land) M.A Anas, Assistant Government Agent N. Pradeepan, Assistant Director of District Disaster Management Center K. Sukundas, Administrative Officer of District Secretariat S.K.D. Neranjan, Trincomalee District Coordinator of Agam Humanitarian Resource Center Mr.K. Lavakusarasa, and Assistant Coordinator A. Madan were also presented to this Function.
Mr. Saman Darshana Pandikorala SLAS Special Grade Officer took office as the Government Agent of the Trincomalee Administrative District on 26th of October 2020.
Mr. Saman Darshana Pandikorala is an alumnus of Richmond College, Galle and a has graduated in Ruhnu University of Sri Lanka. He has joined the state service in 1991 as an Audit Examiner and there after he has joined the Sri Lanka Accountant Service in 1997.
He entered the Sri Lanka Administrative Service in 1998 and since then he has hold several executive higher positions during his service and have gained considerable experience in the state service. He was the Secretary of the Chief Minister of Southern Province prior to taking office as the Government Agent & District Secretary of Trincomalee.
A welcome ceremony was arranged by the Trincomalee District Secretariat staff and multy religious priests attended the ceremony. On the blessings of the multy religious priests the new GA took office at the auspicious time and Mr. M.A. Anas, the Additional Government Agent & District Secretary made the welcome speech and greeted the new GA.
Additional Government Agent (Land) Mr. M. Anas, Secretary to the Governor of the Eastern Province Mr. L.P .Madanayake, Secretary to the Governor of the Southern Province Thileka Soodachi, Deputy Chief Secretary (Administration) of the Eastern Province Mr. H.E.M. W.G Dissanayake, District Secretariat staff grade Officers, Branch Heads and all staff of the Trincomalee District Secretariat attended the welcome ceremony.
The new Government Agent a by his speech stated that he is very happy to be here and very much expects the kind cooperation and well assistance of all the staff to perform his duties more effectively and efficiently for the betterment of the general public and also for a sustainable development of the Trincomalee district during his tenure.
The annual Saraswati Pooja celebrations organized by Trincomalee District Secretariat was held 22nd October 2020 at the District Secretariat under the patronage of Government Agent J.S.D.M. Asanka Abeywardena.
This time the pooja events were held with limited restrictions on health practices.
Additional District Government Agent(Land) M.A. Anas, District Secretariat Director Planning Mrs. K. Parameswaran, District Secretariat Chief Accountant S. Parameswaran, District Assistant Government Agent N.Pratheepan, District Secretariat Head of Department and colleagues were presented to this celebrations.
J.S.D.M.Asanka Abeywardena, who served as the Trincomalee District Government Agent, is retiring after 30 years of public service.
A farewell ceremony was organized at the District Secretariat on this occasion. He Appointed as the Government Agent of Trincomalee District from 14.02.2020, he has provided invaluable service to the people of the District irrespective of race, religion or language in a short period of time.
He joined the Sri Lanka Administrative Service on 19.04.1991 and worked in Ampara as Additional District Secretary , Dehiaththakandiya as Assistance District Secretary and worked in Lahugala as Divisional Secretary .
He later served as Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Supplies and Secretary of Governor of Eastern Province.
Mr.Anas, Additional District Secretary (Land) , K.Parameswaran Director Planning, M.Parameswaran Chief Accountant, A.L.Mahroof Chief Internal Auditor, N.Pratheepan Assistant District Secretary, S.K.D.Neranjan Administrative Officer , All Head of the Department and Divisional Secretaries , Assistance Divisional Secretaries and Kachcheri Staffs also participated to this event.
The Trincomalee District Coordinating Committee meeting was held 15th October 2020 Thursday at the District Secretariat office under the chaired of the co-chairmens of the District Development Committee Mrs. Anuradha Yahampath Governor of Eastern Province and Trincomalee District Parliamentarian Kapila Nuwan Athukorala.
The meeting, which followed health guidelines, discussed a number of issues, including the Sabirigama program, land and health issues, animal husbandry and afforestation.
District Government Agent J.S.D.M Asanga Abeywardena, Chief Secretary of the Eastern Province Dusitha P. Vanigasinghe and heads of departments were participated to this meeting.
Training Programmes of the Graduate Traininees has been postponed temporarly due to the COVID 19 pandamic situation until further notice.
Due to prevailing Covid 19 pandemic sudden situation a special meeting was held at the Trincomalee District on 5th October 2020.
Mr.J.S.D.M.Asanka Abewardana chaired the meeting and all the Divisional Secretaries, Health sector officers, Senior officers of Tri Forces and the DIG of Police attended this special meeting.
Mr.J.S.D.M. Asanka Abewardana briefly described the sudden spreading of the Covid 19 virus in Gampaha District and emphasized to make aware all the Public as well as the Government and private institutions in the District in every manner to strictly adhere and follow the Health Instructions and to use Face Mask and Sanitizer as well as also the Doctors to be alert with adequate medical facilities if any situation arise in the District.
2020 Government Agent’s Trophy Netball tournament was held in a glorious manner at the Mc-Heizer Stadium, Trincomalee on 25th of August 2020.
Netball teams comprising staff of Trincomalee District Secretariat and Divisional Secretariats of Thambalagamuwa, Kanthale, Morawewa, & Town & Gravets participated at this tournament.
Trincomalee District Secretariat netball team and the Town & Gravets Divisional Secretariat netball team came for finals after having great matches with other teams.
The final netball match was played between the Trincomalee District Secretariat netball team and the Town & Gravets Divisional Secretariat netball team and the Trincomalee District Secretariat netball team was the Champions and Town & Gravets Divisional Secretariat Net ball team was Runner-up.
Mr. J.S.D.M. Asanka Abeyawardana, the Government Agent of Trincomalee and all Staff officers as well as the Divisional Secretaries, fellow staff of Trincomalee District & Divisional Secretariats and public were present at the stadium to watch the final match.
2020 Government Agent’s Trophy Cricket tournament was held for the 12th time in a glorious manner at the Verugal Division on 29th of August 2020.
Verugal Divisional Secretariat hosted the Cricket Tournament and 12 cricket teams comprising staff of Trincomalee District Secretariat and Divisional Secretariats participated at this cricket tournament and matches were played in four playgrounds within the Verugal Division.
Trincomalee District Secretariat cricket team and the Seruwila Divisional Secretariat cricket team came for finals after having great matches with other teams.
The final match was played between the Trincomalee District Secretariat cricket team and the Seruwila Divisional Secretariat team at the main playground. At the end of 10 overs Trincomalee District Secretariat team scored 96 Runs.
The Seruwila cricket team were able to score 44 Runs for 05 wickets at the end of the 5th over and the match was abandoned due to bad light. Both Trincomalee District Secretariat team and the Seruwila Divisional Secretariat team were given co-champions.
Sakthikumaran, who represented the Trincomalee District Secretariat team was awarded with the Man of the Series of this tournament and Chandana, the Captain of the Seruwila Divisional Secretariat Cricket team was awarded with Man of the Match. Best bowler of the tournament was Thuwarakan of Trincomalee District Secretariat cricket team.
Mr. J.S.D.M. Asanka Abeyawardana, the Government Agent of Trincomalee and all Staff officers as well as all the Divisional Secretaries in the District, fellow staff of Trincomalee District & Divisional Secretariats and a large public were present at the playground to watch the final match.
The Gomarankadawala Divisional Secretariat received the opportunity to host the 13th Government Agent’s Trophy in year 2021.
A training class for those who have been selected as Zonal Assistant Electoral Officers and Assistant Electoral Officers for counting duties in the forthcoming general election in Trincomalee District was held today at the Trincomalee District Secretariat under the chairmanship of District Electoral Officer JSDM Asanga Abeywardena.
Further explanations in this regard were given by the Eastern Provincial Deputy Commissioner of Elections S. Sudhakaran.
A training session for senior and junior presiding officers to be deployed in the Trincomalee district during the forthcoming general election has been held at the District Secretariat last week.
In this Training session the Deputy Commissioner of Elections of the Eastern Province clarified the procedures to be followed after receiving the invitation letter for the election duty.
District Secretary of the Government J.S.D.M. Asanga Abeywardena said all the Pavement business activities in the Trincomalee area have been decided to stop from July 1.
moreover District Secretary J.S.D.M. Asanga Abeywardena said There is a need to take measures to ensure that the business activities of those who engage in pavement business activities are carried out in a systematic manner.
In this meeting Divisional Secretary Town & Gravets Mr.J.S.Arulraj, Urban Council Chairmen Mr.N.Irasanayagam, Pradesiya Saba Town & Gravets Chairmen Mr.Dr.G.Gnanakunalan were attended.
The Trincomalee District Agricultural Development Committee was held today under the patronage of District Government Agent JSDM Asanga Abeywardana at the Trincomalee District Secretariat.
Due to foreign imports during the Covid 19 extravaganza, the required food supply could not be obtained adequately. We need to improve the local food supply without relying on foreign imports. The government has taken many constructive measures to improve the local cuisine.
All government-affiliated institutions should take necessary steps to ensure that future agriculture-related enterprises are committed to providing the necessary services and technical assistance to the farmers.
District Additional Government Agent K. Arundavaraja, District Additional Government Agent (Land) MA Anas, Divisional Secretaries, Department Heads and representatives of the Agricultural Society also participated in the event.
The Trincomalee District Secretariat commemorated the 72nd Anniversary of National Independence Day on 04th February 2020 under the theme of “Safe Land – A Prosperous Country “at the District Secretariat premises with the participation of the all staff attached to the Trincomalee District Secretariat.
The commemoration commenced with the hoisting of the National flag by the Acting Government Agent & District Secretary Mr. K. Arunthavarajah, followed by singing the National Anthem, and observing of two minutes silence in honor of the national heroes who sacrificed their lives for the nation.
Mr. K. Arunthavarajah, the Acting GA addressed gathering. In his speech he mentioned that the country would not have been able to achieve today’s prosperity without the determination and the sacrifice of the national heroes from all ethnicity and religion, in safeguarding the sovereignty and the territorial integrity of the country. He further stated that it is the duty of all staff who are gathered here to work towards from today for the development of the country.
Thereafter, a tree planting ceremony symbolizing the 72nd Anniversary of National Independence took place at the Trincomalee District Secretariat premises. Hon. Susantha Punchinilame, the State Minister for Small & Medium Enterprises accompanied with his staff joined the tree planting ceremony.
All staff officers including subordinate staff attached to the Trincomalee District Secretariat participated at the ceremony.
Commencement of work of year_2020, oath affirmation of the public service ceremony held on 01st January 2020 at Trincomalee District Secretariat under the leadership of Additional Government Agent Mr.K.Arunthavarajah.
Additional Government Agent(Land) Mr.M.A.Anas, Director Planning Mrs.K.Parameswaran, Chief Accountant Mr.S.Parameswaran, Chief Internal Auditor Mr.A.L.Mahroof, District Samurdhi Director Mrs.S.Sutheesnar, Assistant District Secretary Mr.N.Pratheepan, Distric Engineer A.K.M.Nabeel, District Secretariat Accountant Mrs.P.W.Bhagya, District Secretariat Administrative Officer Mr.S.K.D.Neranjan and District Secretariat Staffs also participated to this function.
Registration of suppliers and contractors for the year 2021
The applications will be accepted until 18.12.2020 from the Manufactures, Service suppliers, Agent institutions, Distributors, Traders, Suppliers and contractors to the work supplies and service for the year 2021 to the District Secretariat Trincomalee and connected eleven (11) Divisional Secretariats and Departments.
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11th Annual Government Agent cricket tournament was held on 31st August 2019 at Muthur under the guidance of District Secretary N.A.A.Pushpakumara. This year This Annual Government Agent cricket tournament was Organized by Muthur Divisional Secretariat. District Secretariat Cricket Team and 11 Divisional Secretariat cricket Teams were Participated to this Tournament. Finally Kanthale and Morawewa Divisional Secretariat Teams were selected to Final. finally Kanthale Divisional Secretariat cricket Team won the final and got the Champion Trophy 2019.
Addition Government Agent Mr.K.Arunthavarajah, Addition Government Agent (Land) Mr.M.A.Anas, Assistant Government Agent Mr.N.Pratheepan, Chief Accountant Mr. K.Parameswaran, Divisional Secretries, Assistant Divisional Secretries, Assistant Planning Directors, all head of the Department , Staffs also participated to this tournamant. It is also worth mentioning that the Verugal Divisional Secretariat has been selected for Organized the next year (2020) Government Agent cricket tournament .
The ceremony of issuing appointment letters to the apprentice graduates in the District of Trincomalee held on 01/08/2019 Thursday at the Main Conferance Hall of the District Secretariat by the headed of the Government Agent Mr.N.A.A.Pushpakumara. This was an event which is carried out by the Ministry of National Policies, Economic Development,Resettlement and Northern Province Development and Youth Affairs for the apprentice graduates for the Trincomalee District. 193 Graduates has been recruited in the Trincomalee District. The letters of Appointment for the 40 Graduates were handed over at the national appointment ceremony in Colombo by the headed of the Prime Minister.
Today the appointment have been given to the remaining 153 Graduates Hon.Abdullah Mahroof Deputy Minister of Ports and Shipping is participated as chief guest and has provided the appointment letters.
Further Mr.Sandeep Samarasinghe, Member of Parliament of Kegala District and UNP National Organizer, Mrs Ariyawathi Galapathi former Minister of Eastern Province, President Coordinator and former Member of Parliament Mr.Jayantha Vimalasena, Former Member of Parliament Mr.Sunil Shantha, Divisional Secretaries, Department Heads, Government Higher Officials were participated in this event.
The Graduates who obtained the letters of appointment will be attached in the 11 Divisional Secretariat units in the District.
Hon.Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe paid a visit to Trincomalee on Thursday (27th June 2019) and Granted ownership certificates to gift Houses to the persons displaced into the country and returnees from India due to the war. at this event by the Ministry of National Plicies , Economic Affairs, Ressettlement, Rehabilitation, North Province Development and youth Affairs. The certificates for 2nd stage of providing houses for the displaced persons were granted. The certificates issued to 600 benificiaries who selected for 2nd stage of housing scheme to displaced and refuges returnees from India due to the war in the District of Troncomalee on the occation held at the Vivehanandha College, Orr's Hill, Trincomalee.
This event was chaired by the Government Agent trincomalee Mr.N.A.A.Pushpakumara and Member of Parliament Hon. R.Sampanthan, Hon.M.A.Sumanthiran, Hon.K.Thurairetnasingam, Hon.Eran Wickramarathna, Additional District Secretary Mr.K.Arunthavarajah, Assistant District Secretary Mr.N.Pratheepan, District planning Director Mrs.K.Parameswaran, Divisional Secretaries, Government Higher Officials were participated.
On the participation of the District Secretariat Trincomalee an intergrated mobile service was held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the District Secretariat Trincomalee on 29th June 2019 Saturday. This mobile service commenced with the guidance and participation of the Foreign Affairs Minister and President counsel Hon.Thilak Marapane.
At this mobile service Additional District Secretary Mr.K.Arunthavarajah, Director General of Consuler unit of Foreign Ministry Mr.U.L.Mohamed Jouber, Directors Mrs.Nilanthini Arulpragasam and Mr.U.L.Nayas, Assistant Director of consuler center of Jaffna Region of Foreign Ministry of Immigration and Emmigration Department Mr.Pakkiyaraja Ragunathan, Assistant Director Generals of Registrar Department Mr.K.Thiruvarul and Mr.P.Prabakar, Trincomalee District Co ordinator of Foreign Employment Department Mr.Mohaideen Kamaldeen were participated.
A view regarding the development project of the Trincomalee District by the headed of Eastern Province. A Special review meeting regarding the development projects implementing in the Trincomalee District was held on 18th June 2019 at the main conference hall of the District Secretariat Troncomalee by the headed of the new Governor Hon.Shan Wijayalal De Silva. After his assumption of duties first time Hon.Governor visited to the District Secretariat and warmly welcomed by the Government Agent Traditionally. This meeting was held with the welcome speech of the Government Agent Mr.N.A.A.Pushpakumara and the participation of the Eastern Province Acting Chief Secretary Mrs.J.J.Muraleetharan.
Regarding the development projects , projectwise explanations were given by the Deputy Secretary of Planning Mr.N.Thamilchchelvan and the District Secretariat Director Planning Mrs.K.Parameswaran has given explanation regarding the projects forwarding by the District Secretariat. In this meeting regarding the development projects and other projects implementing through the ministries of the provincial council and the Central Government have been overviewed. And the problems related to these projects were asked by the Governor and provided suggestions to the authorities regarding the future initiative of these projects.
Local Government Chairmen, The Secretaries of provincial Ministries, Divisional Secretaries , Head of the Department, Planning Directors, Deputy and assistant Directors of Planning, Secretaries of Local Government were participated in this meeting.
The District Coordinating committee meeting was held at the Main Conference hall of the District Secretariat Trincomalee on 10th June 2019 with the speech of the District Secretary Mr.N.A.A.Pushpakumara.
This meeting was held with the co chaired of Member of parliament Hon.R.Sampanthan, Deputy Minister Hon.Susantha Punchinilame and Deputy Minister Hon.Abdullah Maharoof.
The progress of development project which will going to implement in this year and other future activities were overhauled in this meeting.
Trincomalee District Government Mr.N.A.A.Pushpakumara said that the women should enhance their business venture with the assistance provided. Further at the event of the International Women's Day organized by the District Secretariat Trincomalee be started in his speech that due to the war Trincomalee District women faced so many difficulties to strengthen women government is implementing many activities. with the aim of strengtheing women many activities are implementing through the District and Divisional Secretariat during the process of strengthening women, the families that are headed by women will be prioritized. At this event a memento was gifted to the District Secretary by the District women federation to appriciats his service to the people of Trincomalee District.
The Additional District Secretary Mr.K.Arunthavarajah and Mr.M.A.Anas Additional District Secretary(Land), Heads of the Department, members of the District women federation and many others were participated to this event.
The event that gives April Affirmation against illegal drug use held on 03rd April 2019 at the District Secretariat Trincomalee.
Mr.M.A.Anas Additional Government Agent(Land), Mrs.K.Parameswaran Director Planning, Mr.N.Pratheepan Assistant District Secretary, Mr.Jeyantha Wijayasekara President Co-ordinator, Mr.S.K.D.Neranjan Administrative officer of District Secretariat Trincomalee abd many including fellow officers were participated in this event.
The first District Co-Ordination Committee Meeting for the year 2019 was held at the Main conference hall of Trincomalee District Secretariat on 25th February 2019. Co-chairmans of District Co-Ordination Committee Hon.Abdullah Maharoof The Deputy Minister of ports and shipping and Hon.R.Sampanthan presided the District Co-Ordination Committee Meeting.
The Government Agent Mr.N.A.A.Pushpakumara stated that under the Gramashakthi project, 66 social Administrative Villages and 33 poverty elimination villages are selected so far and this project will be implemented soon, likewise under the Gamperaliya project Rs. 846 million have been received for 1163 projects and it has been released to Divisional Secretaries.
During the District Co-Ordination Committee Meeting many matters such as National food production project, Drugs elimination project, project regarding kidney diseases and District Social Economic problems were reviewed.
Hon.Susantha Punchinilame, members of Parliament, Hon.K.Thurairetnasingam members of Parliament, Political Bodies, Government Authorities, Tri Forces, and Police Officials attended the District Co-Ordination Committee Meeting.
Trincomalee District National day events were held in parallel to the 71st National Day celebration events held in the area near to the Trincomalee Fredrick Fort, Headed by Eastern province Governor Hon.Dr.M.L.A.M.Hisbullah and Member of Parliament of Trincomalee District Hon.Imran Maharoof.
The National Leaders came to freedom of our nation after the unity of the racial discrimination beyond the ethnic differences. The Governor stated that eastern province has suffered a setback in many sectors, hence before the next National day events his aim is devoting his fall commitment to the development of the Eastern Province in all field matters and the Governor also request the support of all.
Political Leaders, Eastern Province Chief Secretary Mr.D.M.S.Abeygunawardane, District Secretary Mr.N.A.A.Pushpakumara, Secretaries of Eastern Province Council, Other Senior Government Officers from Eastern Province Council, Tri Forces, Police Officers, Public and Students also were Participated to this event.