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Obtaining assistance for Productivity improvement in low productive EAC Lands

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Obtaining Assistance for the Improvement of productivity in Low Productive EAC Lands

Who can apply:
Farmers or Estates growing Cinnamon, Pepper, Coffee, Cocoa, Cardamom, Clove, Nutmeg and have low productive lands
with over 25% crop vacancies in their lands

Assistance Provided by the DEA under the Scheme:

  • Required no. of planting material, based on vacancies in land, at free of charge
  • Technical advices
  • Financial reward or fertilizer after the successful completion of recommended practices
  • Eligibility Criteria:
  • Minumum eligible land extent - 0.2 ha (1/2Ac.)
  • Minumum eligible land extent for " Jathika Saviya" or "Gama Naguma" programs - 0.1 ha (1/2Ac.)
  • Title of the land must be produced as a prooff of?the ownership of the land. Plan of the land is necessary for lands over 2 ha
Crop Total
Payment (Rs.)
1st year 2nd Year 3rd Year
Cinnamon 37,500 15,000 15,000 7,500
Pepper 37,500 15,000 15,000 7,500
Cocoa 30,000 12,000 12,000 6,000
Coffee 30,000 12,000 12,000 6,000
Cardamom 30,000 12,000 12,000 6,000
Clove 15,000 6,000 6,000 3,000
Nutmeg 15,000 6,000 6,000 3,000

Application procedure:
At 8.30 a.m - 4.15 p.m on wednestays to the Extension Officer based at the nearest Agrarian Service Centres
At 8.30 a.m - 4.15 p.m on office days to the Assistant Directors Office
Applications can be down loaded from the form manager

Fees Payable to Obtain Services:
Only Rs. 10.00 stamp at the time of application

How to Provide the service:
Extension Officer of the area will personelly inspect the applicants' land and if eligebility criteria are fulfilled the land will be registerd with he scheme. After the completion of recommended practices free plants, financia rewards and/or?fertilizer will be issued

Time taken to provide the Service:
2-6 months after the application

Responsible Officers:
District Assistant Director
Extension Officer of the Area

Contact information:
Extension Officer of the Area
Assistant Director of the District
Deputy Directors
Director General
(Contact details are mentioned in the home page)

Organization Information

Department of Export Agriculture

Sirimavo Bandaranayake Mawatha,

Mr. Aruna Disanayaka
Telephones:+94 812 388651, +94 81 2386018, +94 81 2386019
Fax Nos:0812388738

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Last Updated On: 2023-03-15 05:39:02
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