Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Study paper about the Difficulties face by the paddy cultivating fields owners/farmers in Katana Divisional Secreteriot in the Administrative district of Gampaha in Western Province, in the republic of Sri Lanka
Case study- How to cultivate the neglected paddy fields in the Katana Divisional secreteriot Area.
Katana Divisional Secreteriot come under Gampaha Administrative district of the Republic of Sri Lanka.There are two very important establishments are situated in it.
They are Katunayake International Airport (BIA ) and the Export processing zone.
01. How to strengthen the paddy field sector in the prescribe area.In this paper attention is drawn to the poor state of paddy field cultivation in Seeduwa area.
(1)Identify the owners of the paddy fields and the paddy fields.
(11)Identifies the problems face by the farmer/owners of the paddy fields
(111)Identifies the Government and non Government Agencies who could assist in the process.( Ministries, Departments and foreign or local non government agencies )
(1v)Studying of Alternative options , in case of found that paddy cultivation in non profitable
02.What are the alternative options?
(1)Taken steps to build housing units-This is already happen in Katunayake area.
(11)Erecting of reception halls for weddings and other functions
(111)Granting tax holidays to the foreign investors , who forward their plans to develop the paddy fields without obstructing the natural water flowing process.
(1V) Planting of economically valued timber plants in large scale.eg. Mahogany, Teak and other timber plants.Government and private sector nurseries could utilize their resources into this process.
Paper prepared by:
Jayampathi de silva
The concern government ministries and departments ( Agriculture and Agrarian services departments
Gampaha District Secretaries office