List of Beneficiaries

  • Government of Srilanka
    • GDP improvement through productivity
    • VAT on water trading
    • Self-reliance to feed our people
    • Giving employment to our people after Corvid 19
    • Regeneration of local industry and improving regions / districts economy
  • Paddy Marketing Board – Purchase more paddy
  • Agriculture department, NP – Enrichment of diversified perennial/ horticulture/ viticulture / cash crops development and contribution to economy
  • Fisheries department, NP – Enrichment of Aqua culture development and contribution to economy
  • Livestock Ministry, NP – Enrichment Livestock Production and contribution to economy
  • KIA gazetted farmers group – Water Trading ( market driven ) monetary benefits. Self-satisfaction in sharing water to their brothers and neighbourhood.
  • KIA non-Gazetted lands farmers group (870 ha) – Individual income improvement through irrigation supply
  • KIA aqua Culture group – Fish / crab / prawn productivity in lands adjacent to lagoon and not suitable for agriculture (solonetz soil)
  • KIA Stock supply farmers group “Thuravu” Scheme – Improvement of stock productivity together with growing salt bush / grass in lands affected with salinity.
  • VEL Farms along New Mulliyan Canal route for Maha Supplement (Provisional  New Yakachi Horticulture Area – 500 ha) during Iranamadu Spills or at Air Space level or part of excess 6GL available more than the 870 Ha new KIA land.
  • VEL Lagoon Peripheral farmer group – Productivity increase due to suppression of capillary induced salinity
  • VEL Stock farmer group ( preference to 10 coastal community solar powered stock reticulation system) in return they have to look after and preserve the integrity of  Manal Kaddu Aquifer)  – Productivity increase through livestock development
  • EPL saltern Production group – Modernized and extended
  • EPL lagoon super salination minerals harvest group – a new group to be started as a pilot to extract the expensive minerals through natural evaporation.
  • Wild EPL Prawn farmers group ( both sea outfall and within lagoon)
  • Fish / Prawn / Crab harvest Entrepreneurial group within EPL  & Jaffna lagoon Type 1 ,2,3, and 4 using Lagoon water with freshwater.
  • EPL Theme Park and tourism group.

Project Executive Summary