OF THE AUTHORITY AND ITS DUTIES
In terms of the powers vested in the Hon. Minister in charge
of the subject of Agriculture under sub section (i) section (ii) of the State
Agricukture Co-Operation Ael. No.11 of 1972 the Authority was named as National
Agricultural Diversitication and Settlement Authority and was Estabilished
on 12th January 1978. By the extraordinary gazette notification No.687/15
of 07.11.1991 the Name of the Authority was Changed as name of Sri Lanka HARITHA
DANAW BIM SANWARDANA MADYAMA ADIKARIYA (SRI LANKA HADABIMA AUTHORITY) was
brought in to use.
The activites of the authority are one spread over the Five distriets as
Kandy, Matale,Nuwara Eliya, Kegalla and Badulla. Covering the proninees
of Central, Sabaragamuwa and Uva.
Preparation of plans for Agricultural diversification
development of settlement and over all arrangement of water sheds and
co-ordination and implementation such plans in areas as directed frome
time to time by the Minister or by the government or by non government
Management of all lands owned by or vested with the
Authority for the purpose of obtaining maximum produce activity. protection
of the environmental. conservation of land and water resourees and the
development of settlements.
- Processing and sale of Agricultural Produce.
- Preparation of plans and installation maintenance and Operration of machinery
and equipment required for Agricultural diversification and settlement development.
Implementation of all steps considered necessary for
Agricultural diversitication. settlement development and in areas specified
in parat (i).
OF THE AUTHORITY
US PROTECT SOIL AND ACHIEVE GREENER LANDS"
OF THE AUTHORITY
" TO CONTRIBUTE EFFECTIVELY
TO THE GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCTION BY CONSERVING SOIL UPLANDS IN THE CENTRAL
HILLS AND ESTABISHING A SUATAINABLE CROPPING SYSTEM MROUGH EFFECTIVE PARTIEIPATION
OF FARMING COMMUNITY "