Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management

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Ministry of Irrigation
වාරිමාර්ග අමාත්‍යාංශය
நீர்ப்பாசன மற்றும் நீர்வள முகாமைத்துவ அமைச்சு
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Agency overview
Jurisdiction Sri Lanka
HeadquartersNo. 500, T.B. Jaya Mawatha, Colombo 10
Minister responsible
Deputy Ministers responsible
  • Anuradha Jayaratne, State Minister of Tanks, Reservoirs, and Irrigation Development related to Rural Paddy Fields
  • Siripala Gamlath, State Minister of Canals and Common Infrastructure Development and Settlements in Mahaweli Zones
Agency executives
  • Anura Dissanayake, Secretary to Cabinet Ministry of Irrigation
  • Eng. Ivon Silva, Secretary to State Ministry of Irrigation
  • Chandra Herath
  • Secretary to State Ministry of Mahaweli
Child agencies
Website www.irrigationmin.gov.lk
Footnotes
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The Ministry of Irrigation (Sinhala: වාරිමාර්ග අමාත්‍යාංශය Vārimarga Amathyanshaya) (Tamil: நீர்ப்பாசன அமைச்சகம்) is the cabinet ministry of the Government of Sri Lanka responsible for: [3]

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To this end, the ministry drafts policies and legislation, as well as provides guidelines, advice and consultancy.

List of ministers

Minister of Irrigation
Incumbent
Chamal Rajapaksa

since 12 August 2020
NominatorThe Prime Minister
AppointerThe President
Parties

   Sri Lanka Freedom Party    United National Party    Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna

NamePortraitPartyTenure President Ministerial title
Nimal Siripala de Silva Sri Lanka Freedom Party 23 April 2010 - 9 January 2015 Mahinda Rajapaksa Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management
Duminda Dissanayake Sri Lanka Freedom Party 12 January 2015 - 22 March 2015 Maithripala Sirisena Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management
Gamini Vijith Vijithamuni Soysa Sri Lanka Freedom Party 22 March 2015 – 12 August 2020Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management
Chamal Rajapaksa Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna 12 August 2020 -

Present

Gotabaya Rajapaksa Ministry of Irrigation

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References

  1. "About Us". Irrigationmin.gov.lk. Ministry of Irrigation. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  2. "Ministry of Irrigation". Cabinetoffice.gov.lk. Office of the Cabinet of Ministers, Sri Lanka. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  3. "Homepage". Irrigationmin.gov.lk. Ministry of Irrigation. Retrieved 3 September 2017.