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Venue: Conference Hall NPC, Public Library, Jaffna Date & Time: 28th August 2012, 9.00 a.m. Participants: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. Mrs.R.Wijialudchumi Mr.L.Illangovan Mr.R.Umakanthan Mr.A.Manoranjan Ms.R.S.Thurairajah Mr.U.L.M.Haldeen Mr.R.Raveenthiran Mr.S.Sathiyaseelan Eng.A.E.S.Rajendra Mr.R.Varatheeswaran Mr.I.S.M.Mohideen Mr.S.L.Deen Mr.P.Thiyagarajah Mr.M.Pathmanathan Mr.P.Thayananthan Mr.T.Viswaruban Mr.S.Krishnananthan Mr.M.Jegu Mrs.V.Mathumathy Dr.(Mrs).S.Thurairatnam Mr.S.Sivakumar Dr.S.Vaseeharan Dr.(Mrs).S.R.Jude Mr.S.Uthayakumar Eng.K.S.Sivapatham Mr.S.Annathurai Mr.B.Jeyaharan Mr.K.Sivakaran Mr.J.J.C.Phelician Mrs.N.Inparaj Mr. T.Sarvanantha Mr.F.Johnson Mr.K.Magalingam Mr.S.Moganapavan Chief Secretary, NP Secretary to the Hon. Governor, NP Deputy Chief Secretary, Planning ,NP Deputy Chief Secretary, Finance, NP Deputy Chief Secretary, Administration, NP Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, NP Secretary, Ministry of Health, NP Secretary, Ministry of Education, NP Secretary, Ministry of Infrastructure Deve. ,NP Secretary, Ministry of Local Government, NP. Regional Commissioner, Vavuniya Regional Commissioner, Puttalam & Mannar Regional Commissioner, Jaffna ,NP Regional Commissioner, Kilinochchi , NP Commissioner of Land, NP Commissioner of Probation and Child Care,NP Director, MDTI,NP Commissioner of Local Government, NP Commissioner Cooperative Dev.NP Director, Dept.of Indigenous Medicine, NP Provincial Director, Dept. of Agriculture,NP Provincial Director, Dept. of AP & H , NP Provincial Director, Dept. of Health Service, NP APDE(Admin), Dept. of Education, NP Provincial Director, Dept. of Irrigation, NP Director, Dept.of Sports, NP Commissioner of Motor Traffic, NP Director, Dept. of Industries ,NP Director, Dept. of Rural Dev, NP Director, Social Services, NP Director Planning, M/Agriculture, NP Deputy Director Planning, PPS,NP Director, Audit, NP Director Planning, Kachcheri, Kilinochchi
35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68.
Mrs.R.Mohaneswaran Mr.S. Yoganantham Mr.M.Kirubasuthan Mrs.M.G.Vilvarajah Mr.K.Bratley Eng.S.P.Sivanesan Mr.N.Sarveswaran Mr.M.Thushiyanthan Dr.K.Kandeepan Mr.T.Gnanasuntharam Mr.R.Sivaharan Mr.S.Yoharajan Ms.A.R.Marina Ms.A.Jeyaranchini Mr.A.Senthooran Mr.A.Jeyaratnam Mr.U.Mussa Mr.Y.Thayaparan Miss.V.Rathigadevi Mr.K.Vedharaniyam Mr.T.J.Jenaraj Mr.V.Varathaparan Mr.S.T.Pieris Mr.Srikandarajah Mr.S.Balasingam Mr.R.Gnanachelvam Dr.C.K.Sivapalasingam Dr.S.Gnanachandran Mr.N.Kamalraj Mr.K.Sadagopan Mr.A.Surenthirarajah Mr.N.Mayooran Mrs.J.M.Stela Mr.K.S.Mayooran Mr.T.Pratheepan
Director Planning, Kachcheri, Jaffna Director Planning, Kachcheri,Mannar Director Planning, Kachcheri, Vavuniya Director Planning, Kachcheri, Mullaithivu Deputy Director (Planning), Dept. of Education, NP Deputy Director, Dept. of Road Development, NP ADP, Provincial Planning Secretariat, NP ADP, Provincial Planning Secretariat ,NP MO Planning, PDIM, NP ADE(PL), M/Education ADP, M/Local Govt. Director, CIRM Asst. Research Officer, Planning Secretariat ,NP PPO, Dept. of Health Service, NP Director, CLCMS Senior Governance Advisor, GiZ-PIP OIC/Unicef,Jaffna WPO, Unicef, Jaffna EPO,Unicef, Jaffna Head of Office, IOM, Jaffna OIC,IOM,Jaffna Field Project Coordinator, IOM, Kilinochchi Project Manager/EKSP Consultant Civil Eng./EKSP National Project Coordinator, FAO/EU Project National Community Development Specialist, FAO NLD Specialist, FAO Project Coordinator/North, FAO District Coordinator, FAO, Jaffna Team Leader, OIS Programme Assistant, PPS,NP Programme Assistant, PPS,NP Programme Assistant, Dept. of Social Service, NP Programme Assistant, M/Agriculture , NP Programme Asst. Dept.of Agriculture
The Chief Secretary, Northern Province Mrs.R.Wijialudchumi Chaired the Meeting and welcomed all representatives of Government Agents, Provincial Secretaries, Deputy Chief Secretaries, Heads of Departments and all the participants at the 2nd meeting of Provincial Planning Committee for this year.
1. Adoption of Minutes Minutes of the previous meeting held 10th May 2012 were adopted unanimously and proposed by Mr.R.Raveenthiran, Secretary Ministry of Health and seconded by Eng.A.E.S.Rajendra Secretary, Ministry of Infrastructure Development, Northern Province. 2. Matters arising out of the previous Meeting
2.1 Divisional Statistical Hand Book
All reports have been received from Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu Districts for the year 2012. Out of 15 divisions in Jaffna district only 10 divisions have submitted their reports. Chankanai, Delft, Maruthankeny, Sandilipay and Tellipallai Divisions still have not submitted their reports. In Mannar District Nanattan,Musali and Madhu Divisions have submitted their reports. Manthai West and Mannar Town reports have yet not received. In Vavuniya District, two reports have been received from Vavuniya North & Vavuniya South divisions. Vavuniya and Cheddikulam Divisions still have not submitted their reports.
2.2 Divisional Resource Profile
Out of 15 divisions in Jaffna district only 8 divisions have been submitted their reports. Chankanai, Delft, Karainagar, Karaveddy,Maruthankeny, Sandilipay and Tellipallai Divisions still have not submitted their reports. All reports have been received from Kilinochchi District for the year 2012. Only Nanattan division has submitted the report in Mannar District. All Divisions reports have yet not received in Vavuniya District. Manthai East and Thunukai Divisions have submitted their reports in Mullaitivu District. Maritimepattu, Oddusuddan and Puthukudiyiruppu Divisions still have not submitted their reports. 3. Approval of Memoranda Deputy Chief Secretary Planning tabled the following memoranda which were approved by the Secretary’s Committee Meeting held on 27th August 2012 under CBG and PSDG for the approval of the Provincial Planning Committee. After the brief discussion 07 memoranda under CBG and 19 memoranda under PSDG were approved with the condition that to be followed proper procedures.
Source of Funds Construction of chain work 5.938 Approved Memo No Sector Work Item Amount Rs.in Mn Condition
Dept. of Local Govt..
fencing & gate for boundaries of Service Market at Kilinochchi Rental grader, payment JBC for motor of
Dept. of Local Govt..
Vengalachiddikulam PS Construction Motor room, of Water Stand, Tank, Water 0.245 Approved
Ministry of Local Govt..
service and Tube well drilling
Modification of Boundary Wall, CBG/2012/08 Dept.of Local Govt.. Fixing Gate & Construction of Culvert to Hon. Governor’s sub office, Vavuniya 0.912 Approved
Dept.of Local Govt.. Improvement of Hon. Governor’s sub office, Vavuniya Dept.of Local Govt.. Improvement of Hon. Governor’s resident, Vavuniya
Dept.of Local Govt.. Renovation of ACLG Office and Staff Quarters , Vavuniya
Dept. of AP & H
Dept. of PSDG/2012/07 AP & H
PSDG PSDG/2012/08 Dept. of Road Development
Dept. of Road Development
Dept. of Road Development
Construction of Feed & Drug Storage Facilities at GVS Offices at Vaddukoddai for Rs. 2.255 Mn Repair of Toilets, Floor, Doors, Windows, etc at GVS office at Voddukoddai for Rs. 1.345 Mn Completing the Construction of Asst. Director’s office at Mankulam for Rs.1.945 Mn Renovation of Open Dug Well at Asst. Director’s Office in Mannar for Rs.0.320 Mn Construction of Vehicle Shed to Regional Livestock Farm at Atchuvely for Rs. 0.735 Mn Improvement of Allaipiddy Mankumpan Road for Rs.5.0 Mn Construction of Built up drain Annamalai Road for Rs.4.0 Mn DBST with ABC MathavuvaithakulamSkanthapuram Road for Rs.4.0 Mn Improvementof Poovarasankulam – Cheddikulam Road for Rs. 5.0 Mn Improvement of Thirunagar Road for Rs. 3.60 Mn Improvement of Ratnapuram Road for Rs.2.85 Mn Improvement of Wilson Road for Rs.1.50 Mn
Dept. of Road Development
Improvement of Kennady Road for Rs.3.60 Mn Improvement of Approach Road to Cattle farm Road for Rs.5.00Mn Improvement of Alakaratnam Road for Rs.5.00 Mn Improvement of Approch Road to Sivapathakalayakam for Rs.0.95 Mn Repair of Box Culvert in VaddakachchiPuliyampokkanai Road for Rs.1.50 Mn Improvement of NayaruJanakapura Road Construction of O/L Science Lab(40’*25) with Supply of Furniture to Kn/Putthumurippu Vickneswara Vid in Kilinochchi
Dept. of Health
Dept. of Health
Dept. of Health
Dept. of Health
Dept. of Health
Reconstruction of Consultant Quarters at GH, Vavuniya for Rs.18.00 Mn Construction of Covered Way at GH, Vavuniya for Rs.2.00 Mn Reconstruction of Consultant Quarters at GH, Mannar for Rs.18.70 Mn Construction of Generator Room at DH, Thalaimannar for Rs.1.30 Mn Reconstruction of Maternity Ward at GH Sampathuwara for Rs.13.80 Mn Construction of Tube well at GH, Mullaitivu for Rs.0.60 Mn Construction of CSSD unit with Air-condition at GH, Mullaitivu for Rs0.60Mn VAT for Donor Funded Project in Kilinochchi District for Rs.10.00Mn VAT for Donor Funded Project in Mullaitivu District for Rs.5.00 Mn VAT for Donor Funded Project in Vavuniya District for Rs.4.0Mn VAT for Donor Funded Project in Mannar District for Rs.6.0 Mn
Dept. of Health
Dept. of Health
Dept. of Health
Dept. of Industries
Dept. of Indigenous Medicine Dept. of Health Ministry of Education
Reconstruction of PMCU at Kurumpacity for Rs.7.90Mn Installation of Air Condition at BH Tellipalai,Kayts, Ponitpedro and DH Chankanai for Rs. 0.90Mn Refurbishment of Kitchen and Dining Hall at NTS Vavuniya for Rs.2.00Mn Installation of Air Condition to New ETU at GH Vavuniya for Rs.0.50Mn Repairing of Generator at BH Cheddikulam for Rs. 0.50 Mn Reconstruction of MOH Office,Velanai for Rs.10.00Mn Construction of Vehicle Park at RTC, Jaffna for Rs.1.00Mn Procurement of coir fiber production machineries to Kilinochchi, Mannar and Jaffna District centers for Rs.3.50 Mn Procurement of Dye Machineries to Chunnakam Center in Jaffna for Rs.6.10Mn Improvement of Herbal Garden, Naruvilikulamn, Mannar – Rs.0.5 Mn Procurements of Furniture & Equipments to RDHS,Mullaitivu Supply of 100KVA,400V,3Phase Power Supply to STEPS Institute at J/Kanagaratnam MMV
(Please see the condition mentioned in the Annexure I)
4. Review of Progress Mr.N.Sarveswaran Asst. Director Planning presented the 2ndquarter progress position on AIP 2012. Secretaries and Heads of Departments also presented their sectoral progress. Deputy Chief Secretary, Planning further informed that, the 9% of compulsory savings in the Capital Budget and 2% of Recurrent Expenditure have to be considered in the implementation for the year 2012. .
4.1 Progress under Criteria Based Grant (CBG )– 2012
Budgetary allocation of the year 2012 under CBG is Rs.294 mn This allocation has been revised as Rs.267.54 Mn. A sum of Rs.110.07 mn has been released as an imprest for various departments.Rs.89.78 mn reported as an expenditure by the respective departments up to 31st July 2012.
4.2 Progress under Provincial Specific Development Grant (PSDG)-2012
Budgetary allocation of the year 2012 under PSDG is Rs.1, 302 mn . This allocation has been revised as Rs.1,184.82 Mn. A sum of Rs.283.37mn has been released as an imprest for various departments.Rs.213.20Mn reported as expenditure by the respective departments up to 31st July 2012. Sector No of Activities 08 22 14 09 53 04 02 36 10 05 04 32 07 03 04 08 04 09 07 Allocation Expenditure
Inland Fisheries Agriculture Livestock Irrigation Education Sports Culture Health Indigenous Medicine Tourism Transport Provincial Road Local Authority Roads Local Authority Services & Waste Mgt System Rural Infrastructure Development Rural Alternative Energy Rural Industries Social Service Probation & Childcare Services Regional Development Initiatives (RDI) Flexibility Amount Total
15.47 60.06 30.97 30.03 227.50 15.47 4.55 227.50 30.03 30.03 15.47 118.30 50.05 40.95 30.94 5.46 10.92 18.20 18.20 172.90 31.85 1,184.82
Nil 12.67 6.64 10.00 1.37 3.00 Nil 45.08 1.92 11.36 Nil 70.58 4.31 Nil 1.15 3.58 Nil 0.23 Nil 41.31 213.20
4.3 Regional Development Initiatives
Rs. 190 Mn has been allocated for the Regional Development initiatives. After the deduction of compulsory saving 9 %, the amount has been revised as Rs. 172.9 mn. Rs.121.17 mn has been approved by the Finance Commission to the following eight projects. Rs.22.18 mn for Dept. of Agriculture for the Promotion of Dry Chilli Production in the N.P. Rs.45 mn for Dept.of Local Government for the Construction of the Market in Kilinochchi. Rs.8.99 mn for Dept.of Probation & Child Care for the Reconstruction of the Juvenile Observation Home at Certified School and Training of Dairy and Poultry Farm. Rs.5 mn for Dept.of Cooperative for the Stock Enhancement of Chundikulam Lagoon with Tiger Prawn. Rs. 10.00 Mn for Dept. of Local Government for the Construction of Crematorium at Kompayanmanal Mayanam Rs. 2.00 Mn for Dept. of Rural Development for the Improvement of Women Development Centers in the Northern Province Rs.8.00 Mn for Dept. of Road Development for the Rehabilitation of Olivil Road at Kayts Rs.20 Mn for Dept. of AP&H for the Establishment of Goat & Cattle breeder farm at Thunukai in Mullaitivu District.
4.4 Transforming Education Sector as the Foundation of a Knowledge Hub (TSEP)
Secretary Ministry of Education explained that , a sum of Rs. 144 mn has been allocated for the above project.
4.5 Education for Knowledge Society Project (EKSP) - Issuru 1000 Secondary School Programme
4.5.1 A sum of Rs. 610 Mn has been allocated for the above programme. Out of this amount Rs.111.81 Mn has been spent. 17 –schools have been selected from Northern Province. Only two schools construction works are completed and ready to open 8 school works are ongoing and 7 schools are under preparedly level. 4.5.2 A sum of Rs. 64.5 Mn has been allocated for Feeder Schools Programme in 12 Zones. 129 schools were selected for the above programme. Out of this amount only Rs.2.51 Mn has been spent.
4.6 Indian Assistance for Education Sector.
Under the Indian assistance programme, 79 schools are being rehabilitated at the cost of Rs. 170.62 Mn. A sum of Rs.149.46 Mn has been spent upto july 2012.
Rs. 40Mn has been allocated for RDHS Region in Vavuniya District under the UNFPA programme for the year 2012. Rs.3.71 mn reported as expenditure by the respective departments up to 31st July 2012.
4.8 GFATM The objective of this projects are;
1. Strengthening Community-based, Primary Health Care (PHC) workforce in Northern Province. 2. Refurbishment of essential Primary Health Care infrastructure to deliver basic services for control of three target diseases. 3. Strengthening of laboratory services in Northern Province. 4. Re-establishment of the health management system in the Northern Province. 5. Project Management.
Phase-I project implementation period – 2011 July to 2013 June Total Project Cost ( Phase-I) – US$12,222,558.00 Total number of activities – 22 Rs. 125,525,213.80 has been spent up to 20.08.2012.
4.9 Japanese Social Development Fund(JSDF) The objective of this project is to reduce the malnutrition rates among Pregnant, lactating women and children under 02 years in post conflict resettled populations in the five districts of the Northern Province of Srilanka. Funding Agency :- Japanese Social Development Fund Project Components:1. Supply of emergency food rations 2. Capacity building and community mobilization 3. Community based nutrition interventions 4. Advocacy, Project supervision, M&E
Total Grant Received :- Rs. 300.00 Mn (2,731,700 USD) Project Period :- 2011 – 2012 Rs.52.56 Mn has been spent up to July 2012
5. Progress on Donor Funded Project
The progress of the Donor funded projects are as follows. Details will be discussed at the Provincial Project Coordinating Committee Meeting.
5.1 Pro-Poor Economic Advancement and Community Empowerment Project (PEACE)
Project objective – To attain a higher level of production and productivity in agriculture in the Northern Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka and to improve family income and socio economic status of the farming community. Total Allocation – US $ 24.437 Mn Project Period – 5 years (February 2007 - May 2011) Total Allocation for the Irrigation schemes- Rs.737.0 Mn. Expenditure up to 27.08.2012 for the Irrigation schemes-Rs.703.44 Mn Details are as follow: Name of the Scheme Total Allocation (Mn) Nampan kulam (Vavuniya) Mamaduwa (Vavuniya South Akathimurrippu (Musali,Mannar) Thadchchinamaruthamadu (Madhu,Mannar) Thenniyankulam(Thunukai,Mullai tivu) Akkarayankulam(Karachchi,Kilino chchi Total 29.00 49.00 162.00 Financial Progress (Mn) 28.55 48.88 161.90 Physical Progress 100% 100% 100%
5.2 Re- awakening Project (RAP) Project Objective – To reduce conflict related poverty in the Northern Eastern region by creating opportunities and empowering the poor and strengthening governance. Total Allocation – US $ 81.14 Mn Project Period – 9 years ( January 2005 – March 2013) The following 4 components are covered under this project Village Rehabilitation & Development - Rs.580.0 mn Essential Rehabilitation & Improvement to selected Major Irrigation Schemes – Rs.875.0 mn Cluster level livelihood support activities – Rs.226.0 mn Institutional Capacity Building – Rs.187.0 mn Total Expenditure up to – 28.08.2012.
The progress position of major irrigation schemes are as follows; Expenditure up to Name of the Total Allocation 28.08.2012 Rs.in Scheme Rs. In (Mn) (Mn) Giant Tank Valukaiaru Pavatkulam Piramanthan Aru Mahaththankulam Total 440.15 263.98 105.52 60.0 10.0 879.65 406.66 212.81 90.80 32.46 12.06 754.79
5.3 NECORD II – Supplementary Loan Project Objective – To rapidly improve the living conditions and well being of a significant number of people in the conflict affected areas of the Northern Province. Total Allocation – US $ 16.6 Mn Project Period – 2 years (September 2010 – December 2011) Multi – Sectoral Emergency Rehabilitation Project Components: - Infrastructure and Civil Works - 9.0 mn US $ - Supplies and Equipments - 2.0 mn US $ - Project Implementation - 5.6 mn US $ 181 Projects were approved by the ADB and 140 nos project completed Out of Rs 1,674.31 Mn, RS 1,095.87 Mn has been spent up to 27.08.2012 5.4 Provincial Road Projects
Northern Road Connectivity Project – ADB
Project Objective – Enhance the road connectivity between the North and the South of the country and to improve the travel speed and service. Total Allocation – 25.08 Mn US$ (ADB Contribution – 89% & GOSL – 11%) Project Period - 5 Years(June 2010 – December 2015) 140 km C,D Roads The projects Covers the Vavuniya and Mannar Districts Procurement Activities Completed and 6 packages of roads contracts were awarded at a cost of Rs. 2,050.9 mn for Mannar and Vavuniya Districts . Total expenditure up to 29.08.2012 is Rs 1,065.3 Mn
Provincial Road Project – World Bank
Project Objective – To improve access to socio – economic centers in Northern, Eastern and Uva provinces through the sustainable management of infrastructure. Total Allocation – US $ 21 Mn (Northern Province) Project Period – 5 years (March 2010 – March 2015) 100 km CD Roads Rehabilitation(75 km roads are taken up ) The projects Covers Jaffna District Project agreement signed Out of 5 packages of roads 4 package of road contract awarded for 55.74 km road at a cost of Rs. 1,515.49 Mn 1 (Delft) package technical evaluation completed and waiting for World Bank concurrence. Total expenditure up to 29.08.2012 is Rs 349.75 Mn
Conflict Affected Rehabilitation Emergency Project (CARE) – ADB
Project Objective – To improve the accessibility, reduce the travel time an operating cost of vehicle and increase the satisfaction level of the road users Total Allocation - 39.80 mn US $ (ADB Contribution – 89%, & GOSL – 11%) Project Period - 4 years (February 2010 – June 2013) Proposed100 km Provincial Road ( 88.27 km is taken up at a cost of Rs.1,602.80 mn) 100 km Local Authority Roads ( 76.90 km is taken up at a cost of Rs.1,331.97 mn) The projects Covers the Jaffna, Mannar, Vavuniya,Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi District Total expenditure up to 29.08.2012 is Rs 1,035.85 Mn
5.5 Emergency Northern Recovery Project (ENReP)
Project Objective – To Support the Government’s efforts to rapidly resettle the Internally Displaced People (IDPs) to their original places of residence in the Northern Province and restore their social economic condition. Total Allocation – 75.54Mn US $ Project Period - 3 years ( January 2010 – December 2012)
Progress of the following components as at 28.08.2012
Total Allocation (Rs Mn)
Cumulative Expenditure (Rs Mn)
A1-Farm Jungle Clearance A2-Seeds distribution through Dept. of Agriculture (red onion, green gram, cowpea, seed paddy) A3Reactivating coconut nursery through Dept of Land Administratio n
220.00 Families 2,525 2,525
79,129 families benefited through paddy land cultivation, seed distribution, coconut seedling distribution and plant distribution. 6,965 ha. farm land and 385 km bund cleared. 23,509 mt paddy is to be produced.
Families B-Cash of work programme Person Days (Mn.)
44,612 1,185.0 2.13 1,172.83
44,612 Families are Benefitted and 2.13 mn man days generated.
CRehabilitation , Reconstructio n of Essential Public & Economic Infrastructure
6,600.0 km 611 537
537.31 km roads have been completed 81 Nos. of Irrigation tanks have been completed. 362 Nos.of Buildings works have been completed 9 water supply scheme are in progress
Project Objective - To provide sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction through the provision of urban infrastructure services (water supply, urban roads, urban drainage and sewerage improvement, solid waste management and small scale community infrastructure) and the promotion of urban management improvement to urban local authorities in Sri Lanka. Total Allocation – US $ 66.375 Allocation for Northern Province - Rs.560.00Mn Project period – 7 years (January 2006 – April 2012) The projects are included Construction of Buildings, Rehabilitation of Roads and Purchasing Machineries Building works 93.6% completed, road works 100% completed, purchasing of machineries 100% completed
5.7 Jaffna – Kilinochchi Water Supply and Sanitation Project
Project objective - To Provide safe drinking water to the population of the city of Jaffna and its surrounding urban and the rural area, estimated to contain 250,000 people , and sanitation facilities to approximately 50,000 people. Total Allocation – US $ 164.04 Mn.( ADB- $ 90.00 mn, AFD - $ 48.00 mn,GOSL - $ 26.04 mn ) Project Period – 6 years (February 2011 – February 2016) Executing Agency for the Irranamadu Head Works – Ministry of Local Govt. and Provincial Council Implementing Agency for the Irranamadu Head works – Dept. of Northern Province Road cross works 75% completed, Iranaimadu head work consultancy is in progress, construction of Jaffna regional office building TEC submitted to ADB for approval, construction of staff quarters- foundation work completed Irrigation
The present position reported under UNICEF Programme as at 31st July 2012 is as follows.
Educational Development WASH Health & Nutrition WASH WASH Gender based violence & Vocational training Child Protection
Imprest Released to GT by the UNICEF up to 16.08.2012
Financial Progress up to 31.07.2012
Health Dept. of Local Government Dept. of Social Services Probation Child Care Total
9.48 219.00 219.00
It has been informed that, the all activities should be expedite and furnish within the stipulated time.
7. International Organization for Migration (IOM)
The representative, OIM has presented their progress position for the year 2012. The progrmme covers to Assisted Voluntary Returnee, Early Recovery and Livelihood Development, Information, Counseling, Referral Service, Transportation Assistance for IDPs, Shelter Assistance for IDPs and Health- Emergency. Under the Re-integration programme a sum of Rs. Rs.371.50 Mn have been spent. Rs.20.1Mn worth of assistance provided to 62 voluntary returnees 690 shelters provided to the resettled people at puthukudiruppu in Mullaitivu District. 3265 IDPs transported from Manic Farm to Kilinochchi & Mullaitivu Districts. Rs.242.75 Mn has been committed for the year 2012 (Agriculture-46%, Fisheries-35%, Livestock-10%, Infrastructure- 9%)
8.FAO The following 3 main programmes are being implemented under the FAO programme for the year 2011-2013. Emergency Response Programmes covered renovation of food production wells, seed material supplied, value addition equipments and backyard poultry. Development Programme covered horticulture, livestock, fisheries, capacity building of institutions. Integrated Irrigation and Agriculture Livelihood Development in Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu Districts at a cost of Rs. 545.00Mn for the period of 30 month from December 2011. 17,200 households will benefit under the EU Project( European Union Support to Socio Economic measures in North & East ) It has been decided to call separate meeting with the relevant stakeholders for implementation of FAO Project. 9. Performance Improvement Project (GiZ- PIP)
Mr.A.Jeyaratnam, Senior Governance Advisor, GiZ-PIP explained the progress position for the year 2012. This programme covers Human Resource Development and Local Governance for the period of 2011 -2013 19 new Local Authorities in Jaffna have established the Public Redress System. 80 Local government staff from 34 LAs successfully completed establishing Public Redress System Training Public Information Dissemination was conducted in the 6 Local Authorities in Jaffna. Five Local Authorities produced action plan under ILDP process STEPS and ELT Methodology Awareness Programme conducted for 291 Zonal Education Office staff 450 Public Officers successfully completed STEPS course up to August 2012. 1057 Government Servant attended placement test for STEPS Courses. 133 Staff from the Northern Province participated in the STEPS Impact Survey. 300 participants successfully completed Good Governance Course.
10. Centre for Information and Resource Management (CIRM )
The progress of CIRM activities are as follows. Many initiatives are being carried out to explore the potentials in Tourism sector. Brochures and Picture postcards prepared for by highlighting places of interest. Preparations of Resource Profiles for Local Authorities – Kayts and Velanai in Jaffna District have been commenced. Preparation of Sectoral Profile for Education - questionnaire has been prepared to collect data .A pilot project is being carried out for Nallur and Kayts Educational Division. CIRM has conducted Sort Term training programme on “Free and Open Source Software” for NPC Officers. Web GIS – System develops by using open source software and manages basic details of each school in the Education Sector. Video presentation on tourist places was prepared. Preparing a Coffee Table Book to highlight the potential of Northern Province.
The overall objective of this unit is creating and strengthen credit network through the livelihood development for the poor people in the Northern Province. The progress positions are as follows. Micro Credit (Revolving Loan) No. of Active Societies Disbursed Loan Amount - 192 - Rs.338 Mn for 10,513 Clients
Enterprise Development Loan (Soft Loan) No. of Societies Disbursed Loan Amount - 11 - Rs.17.5 Mn
12. Operational Information System (OIS) The progress positions on OIS are as follows.
Web management (includes running, maintenance, feature improvement and uploading) is being monitored. Network accessories (Router, Switches, Access Points, etc.) are being maintained on routine basis. Maintaining Departments. Conducted Training Programmes organized by the MDTI and CIRM. Technical support and advice provided to the Provincial Institutions Prepared course module to conduct ICT trainings at Provincial ICT Training Center. Maintaining Financial Database for Department of Buildings Managing official result publishing database. the Local Area Network among Provincial Ministries/
13. Provincial Information and Communication Center (PICT)
The training programme on Internet and Networking was conducted for 201 teachers in 8 Zones. This programme organized by the Provincial Planning Secretariat in collaboration with the Management Development Training Institute (MDTI) for the period of April to July 2012.
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