Installing 17 Rain Water Harvesting System and Conduct Training program in Kilinochchi District

Project Areas Umaiyalpuram GN (Kandawalai DS), Ponnaveli-KN/76 GN (Pachchilaipalli DS), Ponnagar (KN/07) GN (Karachchi DS ) and Allipallai-KN/89 GN (Pachchilaipalli DS) in Kilinochchi District, North Province, Sri Lanka
DurationDecember 2014
Funded byMinistry of Water Supply and Drainage
Project CostLKR 997,500
Project ObjectivesThe objective of this project is to mainstreaming the viability of rainwater harvesting systems as a practical, widespread Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) tool by raise awareness and building capacity on rain water harvesting and ground water recharging technology.

  • Awareness programs to community
  • Support Ps/GSN to select beneficiaries
  • Provide Training to 10 mason on construction of rain water harvesting system
  • Train households on operational maintenance of RWH systems

Beneficiaries

NoName of beneficiaryDivisional SecretariatGN DivisionTank CapacityDate of Completion
1RathnamBaskaranKandawalaiUmaiyalpuram-KN/458000 L04/01/2015
2SellaiyaMoganasanthiranKandawalaiUmaiyalpuram-KN/458000 L04/01/2015
3VelanSanmugalingamKandawalaiUmaiyalpuram-KN/458000 L04/01/2015
4SuntharalingamParimalatheviKandawalaiUmaiyalpuram-KN/458000 L04/01/2015
5PansaminAnthonipillaiPachchilaipalli-Ponnaveli-KN/768000 L06/01/2015
6ArmosPaththalomaiPachchilaipalli-Ponnaveli-KN/768000 L06/01/2015
7NiththusPransisSeviyarPachchilaipalli-Ponnaveli-KN/768000 L06/01/2015
8AdaikalamAnnamuththuPachchilaipalli-Ponnaveli-KN/768000 L06/01/2015
9PerumalAllimuththuKarachchi Ponnagar (KN/07) 8000 L12/01/2015
10ShakthivelSutharsanKarachchi Ponnagar (KN/07) 8000 L12/01/2015
11BalachchandranSivanesachchelviKarachchi Ponnagar (KN/07) 8000 L12/01/2015
12SinnakkanthaiyaJeganathanKarachchi Ponnagar (KN/07) 8000 L12/01/2015
13EroniNikgalasPachchilaipalliAllipallai-KN/89 8000 L01/01/2015
14SinnaththampiPathmanathanPachchilaipalliAllipallai-KN/89 8000 L01/01/2015
15PonnuththuraiNagarasaaPachchilaipalliAllipallai-KN/89 8000 L01/01/2015
16MathevanRajeswaranPachchilaipalliAllipallai-KN/89 8000 L01/01/2015
17Joseph MuththumaryPachchilaipalliAllipallai-KN/89 8000 L01/01/2015

Progress Photographs

Divisional Secretariat: Kandawalai | GN Division: Umaiyalpuram-KN/45


Rathnam Baskaran


Sellaiya Moganasanthiran


Velan Sanmugalingam


Suntharalingam Parimalathevi

Divisional Secretariat: Pachchilaipalli | GN Division: Ponnaveli-KN/76 

Construction Period: 27/12/2014 to 06/01/2015


Pansamin Anthonipillai


Armos Paththalomai


Niththus Pransis Seviyar


Adaikalam Annamuththu

Divisional Secretariat: Karachchi | GN Division: Ponnagar (KN/07)        

Construction Period: 09/12/2014 to 12/01/2015


Perumal Allimuththu


Shakthivel Sutharsan


Balachchandran Sivanesachchelvi


Sinnakkanthaiya Jeganathan

Divisional Secretariat: Pachchilaipalli | GN Division: Allipallai-KN/89      

Construction Period: 10/12/2014 to 01/01/2015


Eroni Nikgalas


Sinnaththampi Pathmanathan


Ponnuththurai Nagarasaa


Mathevan Rajeswaran


Joseph Muththumary

Mason Training Programme

Two masons from each Divisional Secretariat were selected for training on construction of Ferrocement Rain Water Harvesting system. Eight masons were nominated by GS’s of the 4 divisional Secretariat areas and was given half a day instruction session and 4 days on- the- job training on construction of 8,000 liter Ferrocement RWH system. The trainee was given one tank to construct after the training. Out of the eight nominated 7 completed the training.

NoName of MasonDivisional SecretariatGN Division and Village Contact No
1S. SuthakaranKadawalaiKN/45 – UmaiyalPuram0773256893
2R. TheiventhirarasaKadawalaiKN/45 – UmaiyalPuram0779687952
3PathmanathanPachchilaipalliKN/89 – Allipalai0774734493
4P. VaratharayanPoonkaryKN/76- Poonnaveli0770225456
5P. AllimuththuPoonkaryKN/76- Poonnaveli0774835423
6S. MohanathasKarachchiKN/07 - Ponnagar0776729587
7S. ChandramohanKarachchiKN/07 - Ponnagar0770697767

Progress Photographs

Divisional Secretariat: Karachchi | GN Division: Ponnagar (KN/07)

Duration of training programme: 4 Days (09/12/2014 to 12/12/2014)


Starting Programme


Laying of the Foundation

Allippallai GN Division

Ponnaveli GN Division

Umaiyalpuram GN Division

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