POWER 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.

  1. 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 organization.
  2. 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.
  3. Processing and sale of Agricultural Produce.
  4. Preparation of plans and installation maintenance and Operration of machinery and equipment required for Agricultural diversification and settlement development.
  5. Implementation of all steps considered necessary for Agricultural diversitication. settlement development and in areas specified in parat (i).
POWER & DUTIES
VISION OF THE AUTHORITY
"LET US PROTECT SOIL AND ACHIEVE GREENER LANDS"
MISSION 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 "