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ECONOMIC & BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT IN MANNAR CURRENT STATUS AND FACILITATION FOR INVESTMENT & BUSINESS Eng. A. Robert V. Peries B.Sc. (Hons), PG dip IE, MA.

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1 ECONOMIC & BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT IN MANNAR CURRENT STATUS AND FACILITATION FOR INVESTMENT & BUSINESS Eng. A. Robert V. Peries B.Sc. (Hons), PG dip IE, MA (Dev. St & PP) Deputy Project Director Re-awakening Project Ministry of Economic Development Kachcheri, Mannar

2 Ancient History & Situation

3 Present General Data & Information Total area = 2002 Sq. Km 3-Divisional Secretariat Divisions – Mannar Town, Nanattan & Musali 2 Asst. Govt. Agent Divisions – Manthai West & Madhu 153 Grama Niladharies Divisions Number of Villages: 614 District falls in the Dry Zone Area (Ave. Temp - 28 to 33 & Ave. rainfall-74mm to 104 mm)  Participation of males in economic activity – 70.5%  70% engaged in Agriculture (61.43% in paddy)  25% engaged in fisheries according to 1981 Census

4 Land Use Pattern – 1997 (Ha) Mannar District has biodiversity-rich ecosystems that are providing valuable services. Forests, inland wetlands, coastal and marine, and agricultural lands are major coastal and terrestrial habitat types found here. Six major soil groups – Costal sandy soil (Regosols) saline & marshy (15.9%) – Central places dark clay (Grumusols) suitable for paddy (12.4%) – Towards the interior well drained deep Red Yellow Latosol (29.2%)& Reddish Brown Earth (28.3%) suitable for perennial crops Paddy19, % Highland Crops3, % Perennial Crops10, % Forest131, % Other Plantation & Barren Land37, %

5 Geographical Importance Colombo - Jaffna Route Mathawachchi – Talaimannar Railway Ferry Service to India 273 Km 210 Km

6 Irrigation - Rivers Flowing through Mannar Name of River D S/A G A Division Catcheme nt Area in Km Approxim ate Length in Km Duration of Flow in Months Extent Benefited in Ha Volume of Water Consumed in M C M 1 Aruvi AruMusali2, , Nanaddan 2 Moderagama AruMusali Kal AruMusali Nay Aru Mantai West , Pali Aru Mantai West Parangi aru Mantai West Chippi Aru Mantai West There are major seven rivers covering 9113 Km for Gulf of Mannar

7 Nay Aru Sippi Aru Parngi Aru KalAru Moderagama Aru Aruvi Aru Pali Aru

8 Giants Tank & Cascade System No Name of Channel No of Tanks Area Ac 1Isamalaithalvu121,173 2Iraddaikulam7836 3Murungan-14 th Mile112, th Mile222, th Mile173, th Mile142,546 7Adaikalamoddai395,368 8Sinna Udaippu223,286 9Periya Udaippu142,601 10Kuruvil41,155 TOTAL162 24,438 Akathimurippu Tank Aruvi Aru Phase I Phase II Deputy Project Director - Mannar Ministry of Economic Development

9 Major, Medium and Minor Irrigation Name of Tank D S/A G A Division Catchement Area Sq M Capacity Ac Ft Irrigable Extent Ha No of Feeder Tank Central (Major Irrigation) 1 Giant’s TankMn, MW, Nanattan ,50024, AkathymurippuMusali 1.5 6,948 6, ViyadikulamMusali , **Koorai SchemeManthai West 60 Provincial (Medium Irrigation) 4 Maruthamadhu AnicutMusali PeriyamadhuMantai West , WelimaruthamadhuMantai West , KuraiMantai West 9.6 2, AdampankulamMantai West Periya PandivirichchanMadhu , ThedchanamaruthamadhuMadhu , T O T A L ,83736, Name of AKN No of Tanks Name of AKN No of Tanks Mannar Island1Alkadively1 Uyilankulam2Illupaikadavai94 Nanaddan4Palampitty18 Murunkan55Iranaiillupaikulam87 Manthai13P.P.Potkerny26 Vidataltivu33Chilawathurai14 Minor Irrigation Tank in Mannar District348

10 Vanathamunai Murungan Madhu-PP kadanthan Vellankulam Killinochchi Mullaithivu Kondachchi Ground Water Sources Vanathamunai Kondachchi Murungan Madhu-PP kadanthan Vellankulam Killinochchi Mullaithivu

11 Fisheries Sector Sri Lanka possesses a 517,000 sq km ocean as Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), equivalent to 8 times of its land mass. Its territorial capacity to produce more than 250,000 MT(1) At present the Sri Lanka requires 360,000 MT of fish for local consumption. Sri Lanka produced 50% of Dry Fish & balance is importing (42,380 MT) Mannar District EEZ is one of the Rich & Diverse fisheries resources in Asian Pacific Region Mannar District consists of 162 Km Coastal Length Famous for White Fishes, Prawns & Tiger Prawns, Sea Crabs & Mad Crabs, Pure White Cuttlefish USAID/CORE Marine fisheries Sector Assessment report 2009 Department of Census and Statistics – HHS 2010

12 Fisheries data D S/A G A Famili es No of Socitie s Fresh Fish/ MT Dried Fish /MT In Board Grafts Non- Mechaniz ed OBM Boats Mannar Nanaddan Musali M/West Displaced 190 Madhu --NA - T O T A L ,722

13 Present Agriculture & Livestock Situation Neat Cattle – Milk Cow - 11,630 – Other Cow- 6,584 – Bulls- 4,540 – Calves- 11,167 Poultry – Cock Bird - 27,457 – Laying Hen- 34,577 – Hen- 19,847 – Chicks- 42,415 – Broilers- 19,718

14 Worship & Visiting for Tourism

15 Tourism & Eco Tourism - Mannar Fort

16 Tourism & Eco Tourism Hanging Bridge over Kunchchikulam Head Sluices – Giant Tank Light House - Talaimannar Old Pier for Ferry Services - Talaimannar

17 Tourism & Eco Tourism Mannar New BridgeOld Fort in Arippu

18 Fisheries & Coral Trees

19 Proposed - Wind Power & Industrial Estate

20 Oil Exploration – Gulf of Mannar Cairn India had contracted a deepwater rig from Japan Drilling to embark on the three-well Block M2 Mannar basin. Mannar basin's two oil blocks have been granted to China and India. The 1 st, 2 nd, 3 rd stages would take three, two and three years respectively and the entire project would be completed in eight years. Sri Lanka has identified and demarcated 12 blocks namely, three in the Cauvery Basin (off North East coasts of Sri Lanka), eight in the Mannar Basin (off Western and North Western Coasts) and one in the Southern Basin (off Hambantota)

21 Dayata Kirula Kondachchi Farm Upper Malwathu Oya Manik Farm Oil Exploration

22 THANKS


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