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District Secretariat, Vavuniya
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District Secretariat, Vavuniya
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District Secretariat, Vavuniya
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District Secretariat, Vavuniya

Our Vision

Uplifting the living standard of the people of the Vavuniya district through excellent service delivery.

Our Mission

  • Implementing government policies which aiming good governance for sustainable development through directing human resources correctly and managing the physical resources optimally.

Location and Area

The Vavuniya District is in the Northern part of Sri Lanka.  It covers of an area about 200,449 Ha (2004.49 Sq km). This is 10% of the Land area of the entire Northern and Eastern Provinces and 3% of the island.

Boundaries

  • North - Mullaitivu District
  • South - Anuradhapura District
  • West - Mullaitivu & Mannar Districts
  • East - Trincomalee & Anuradhapura Districts
  1. 3. Administrative Divisions

Administratively this district constitutes part of Wanni Electoral District. This district has 4 Divisional Secretary divisions and covers 102 Grama Niladharies divisions and 505villages. There are 5 Local Bodies functioning in this District. Such us one Urban Council and four Pradeshiya Sabhas.

  1. 4. Climate

The District is categorized under the area's dry zone of Srilanka. The climatological conditions are suitable for cultivation. The District is divided into Agro ecological regions of DDLI, DLI and DL.Id.

  1. 5. Soil and Ground Water

The soil of the district is highly fertile due to reddish brown earth, low humid clays and alluvial soil. There are concave valleys and bottomlands. Red-Yellow latro soils are found in the Northern part of the district, and that area is more fertile and has better ground water potential. In the other part of the district, there are hard crystalline rocks with limited ground water potential that determine the substrata.

Name List of The Government Agent's

No

Name

From

To

Photo

1

Mr.Saravanamuthu Navaratnam  Esq

In the twenties years later

2

Mr.G.D.Soysa  Esq

1933.06.09

1934.04.22

3

Mr.M.F.DE.S.Jeyaratna  Esq

1934.04.23

1936.11.05

4

Mr.S.M.Duff  Esq

1936.11.06

1943.11.16

5

Mr.C.B.P.Perera  Esq

1943.11.17

1945.10.31

6

Mr.M.L.D.Caspersz  Esq

1945.10.31

1946.08.30

7

Mr.A.S.Kohoban Wickrema  Esq

1946.08.31

1948.05.30

8

Mr.N.Manicka Idaikkadar Esq

1948.05.31

1950.10.01

9

Mr.P.A.Silva  Esq

1950.10.02

1953.06.15

10

Mr.E.L.Grenier  Esq

1953.06.16

1955.06.02

11

Mr.T.Rajathurai  Esq

1955.06.03

1956.10.14

12

Mr.O.R.Wright  Esq

1956.10.15

1957.12.31

13

Mr.D.M.A.Speldewinde  Esq

1958.01.27

1961.01.15

14

Mr.H.S.Wanasinghe  Esq

1961.02.01

1961.11.30

15

Mr.M.J.Muhssin  Esq

1961.12.01

1962.06.30

16

Mr.Hemasiri Premawardana  Esq

1962.07.01

1964.06.30

17

Mr.R.M.P.Senanayake  Esq

1964.07.01

1965.12.31

18

Mr.D.M.P.B.Dassanayahe  Esq

1966.01.01

1967.10.31

19

Mr.D.Nesiah  Esq

Acting GA for a short period

20

Mr.B.C.Perera  Esq

1968.01.01

1970.07.03

21

Mr.Neville Jayaweera  Esq

1970.07.04

1973.01.31

22

Mr.L.P.Wickramarachchi  Esq

1973.02.01

1974.07.31

23

Mr.S.Sivagnanam  Esq

1974.08.01

1977.09.12

24

Mr.G.Mudannayake  Esq

1977.09.12

1981.09.30

25

Mr.K.C.Lokeswaran  Esq

1981.10.01

1988.07.19

26

Mr.T.Lankaneson  Esq

1989.01.03

1989.08.27

27

Mr.C.Pathmanathan  Esq

1989.08.27

1990.07.25

28

Mr.K.Tharmalinkam  Esq

1990.09.01

1991.01.12

29

Mr.S.T.Markandu  Esq

1991.01.14

1992.02.23

30

Mr.S.Thillainadarajah  Esq

1992.02.29

1995.01.20

31

Mr.K.Ganesh  Esq

1995.01.21

2004.12.31

32

Mr.S.Shanmugam  Esq

2005.01.01

2008.08.31

33

Mrs.P.S.M.Charles Esq

2008.10.01

2012.05.15

34

Mr.M.K.Bandula Harischandra Esq

2012.05.18

2015.11.23

35

Mr.M.B.R.Pushpakumara Esq

2015.11.24

2017.11.23

36

Mr.Somarathne Vidhanapathirana Esq

2017.11.24

2018.07.05

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