Several tanks in the North and East are being reconstructed to help irrigate paddy Lands.
The reconstruction work is being carried out on the sidelines of the Government programmes to uplift the agricultural industry improving the livelihood in the North and East. Several of the tanks reconstructed in Kilinochchi based on a concept of Parliamentarian Namal Rajapakse have been vested in the public. Karrippukulam, Kanchuvisionkulam, Ramanathakulam, Villukulam and Sampukulam were the tanks that were repaired. The Irrigation Department provided technical support for the projects launched by the National Youth Services Council. Parliamentarians Manusha Nanayakkara, J Sri Ranga and Tharanath Basnayake were present on the occasion.