Department of Animal Production and Health - Southern Province

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Our Vision:

A land of livestock and self-sufficient by 2025.

Mission:

Provision of technical services required for the development of all aspects of livestock sector in a quality, quantitative and efficient manner.

Department of Animal Production and Health - Southern Province MINISTRY OF FISHERIES, ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS, RURAL INDUSTRIES, ELECTRICITY, RURAL & ESTATE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT - SOUTHERN PROVINCE - SRI LANKA.

Department of Animal Production and Health - Southern Province

Southern Provincial Department of Animal Production and Health is a Southern Provincial Government Institution providing quality and efficient services to all sectors of livestock sector in Southern Province.

Currently under the Southern Provincial Council, the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Production & Development, Environmental Affairs, Rural Industries, Power and Rural and Estate Infrastructure Development.
The Department of Animal Production and Health is overseen by the Department of Animal Husbandry located at Getambe, Peradeniya.

Three District Offices consisting of three Deputy Directors and veterinary offices administered by a veterinary officer according to the Divisional Secretariat Divisions.



Responsibility of the Department

* Increasing the production capacity of livestock in the Southern Province.
* Southern Province to be self-sufficient in livestock.
* Improving socio-economic status of animal husbandry farmers.
* Contribute to enhance the self-employment opportunities in the livestock sector.

Role of the Department

* Become a technical pilot in the livestock sector.
* Acting as a facilitator for livestock development.
* Acting as a guide and guide in the field of livestock.

Organizational Structure of the Department

Animal Product

Major Functions of the Department

1. Carrying out animal breeding activities. 2. Animal Health and Disease Control.
3. Extension services and training activities.
4. Development and dissemination of animal feed sources.
5. Planning, implementation and follow up of livestock development projects in the province.
6. Promotion of marketing of animal products.
7. Collecting, storing and analyzing data related to animal products Preparation of plans.
8. Implement laws and regulations relating to livestock sector.

Total Projects - 2019
Total Beneficiaries
Satisfied Beneficiaries
Cattle Milk http://www.fishmin.sp.gov.lk
Baffalo Milk http://www.fishmin.sp.gov.lk
Broiler Production http://www.fishmin.sp.gov.lk
Mutton Production http://www.fishmin.sp.gov.lk

Our Team

Provincial Director of Department of Animal Production and Health

Dr. HBS Ramanayake

Provincial Director of Department of Animal Production and Health
Provincial Director of Department of Animal Production and Health

Dr. Sunil Keraminiyage

Provincial Director(Acting) of Department of Animal Production and Health
Provincial Director of Department of Animal Production and Health

Contact Us

Office : 0412222477
Fax : 0412233801
Email :pdspaph@sltnet.lk