Reconstruction of Kanewela Anicut is being implemented successfully.
The jogging path around the Kesbewa tank was handed over to the public on 22nd February 2018. The Provincial Irrigation Department of the Western Province provided the consultancy service for this project.
At the “Inter Institutional Progress Management Competition” conducted at the Western Province Aesthetic Resort on 2017-12-21, with the participation of the Honorable Minister of Agriculture, Land, Irrigation, Fisheries, Animal production and Health and Agrarian Development, Mr. Gamini Thilakasiri, the Western Provincial Department of Irrigation has claimed the first place in the first group.
According to an idea of his Excellency Mr. president Mathripala Sirisena under the “National Food Production Battle – 2017”, in order to celebrate “DIYAWARA DINAYA” under the supervision of Kalutara District Irrigation Engineering office of western province Irrigation department and with the invitation of the western Province Education, Arts and cultural affairs, Sports and Informational Technological Minister Mr. Ranjith Somawansha and with the presence of Agriculture, Lands, Irrigation, Fisheries, Animal Production & Health and Agrarian Minister Mr. Gamini Thilakasiri and with the presence of all precious guests. On 2017.10.12 the project of repairing the Depa Ela of Bathamure welyaya of 837 A, Midalana west Grama Niladari Division of Palinda Nuwara Divisional Secretariat, was commenced.
The excavator handed over to Colombo district had it’s maiden operation on 2017-08-09 at Pitipana North Homagama. The cannel running through Eriyagaha kumbura and Moreiya kottanuwa kumbura is being renovated by using the excavator. The maiden operation was commenced by Hon. Gamini Thilakasiri, Minister of Agriculture, Lands, Irrigation, Fisheries, Animal Production & Health and Agrarian Development. It is programmed to renovate a length of 7000 ft with the help of this machine.
The Hon. Gamini Thilakasiri, Minister of Agriculture, Lands, Irrigation, Fisheries, Animal Production & Health and Agrarian Development, Western Province handed over 03 Excavators and Barges to the District Irrigation Engineers on 2017-07-17 at the provincial Irrigation Department.
Tree planting program 2017 for the World Environment Day on 05th of June.