To make Sri Lanka the most efficient and effective coconut producer in the world


To achieve a high living standard to the coconut producer through increasing the coconut production by means of an effective advisory and extension service and increasing the productivity of coconut lands while meeting the Sri Lankan domestic consumer  demand and the export requirement  


Mrs. A.V.K. Madhavie Herath 

Tel: 0112861330

General Manager                                                            

Mrs. Manel Kularathne                  

Tel: 0115549502

Deputy General Manager

(Administration & Human Resource)   

Mr. W. M. B. A. Wijesinghe

Tel: 0115549503

Deputy General Manager

(Model Coconut Gardens ) 

Mr. U. W. B. A. Weragoda

Tel: 0115664721

Deputy General Manager

(Finance Management) (Acting)      

Mr. G. D. T. S. Perera

Tel: 0115549506            

Deputy General Manager

(Extension and Development) (Acting) 

Mr. J.M.K.B. Wikramasinghe

Tel: 0115549504            


Coconut Cultivation Board established under the 46 of Coconut Development Act in 1971. Its main office located at 9/428 Densil Kobbekaduwa Mawatha, Baththaramulla. The Board operated its mandatory responsibilities by 06 divisions as follows;

  1. Extension and Development Division
  2. Coconut Model Garden & Nursery Development Division
  3. Administration and Human Resource Development Division
  4. Finance Management Division
  5. Internal Audit Division
  6. Planning Division
  • The main mandatory activity of Coconut Cultivation Board is coconut based agricultural extension and conducting assistance services for the development of coconut land development.
  • The Coconut Cultivation Board disseminate it services by its 19 Regional Office Network, 39 Coconut Seedling Nurseries and 12 Model Gardens located Island wide.
  • The Head Office by its 06 division manage control and co-ordinate mandatory activities through above regional centres under the directions of the State Ministry of Coconut, Kithul, & Palmyrah  Cultivation Promotion and Related Industrial Product Manufacturing & Export Diversification
  • The “Kapruka Ayojana” Credit Scheme is conducted by Extension and Development Division in collaboration with 10 state and private commercial banks and development banks.

Regional Offices

Name of Regional Manager Regional OfficePhone No
Mr. M.JayanamaRathnapura045-2228561
Mr.Kapila HettiarachchiGampaha033-2222037
Mr.Jayantha BamunuarachchiKalutara034-2222732
Mr.Wasantha PamunukothgeMatale066-2222047
Mr. M.JayanamaAmpara  (Acting)063-2222477
Mr. Saman KumaraPolonnaruwa027-2222377
R.M.G.SamarakonMonaragala  (Acting)055-2276058

Our Ministries

1. Ministry of Plantation Industries 


Achieving national prosperity through development of the plantation industry.


To enhance the productivity, profitability and sustainability of the plantation industry through economically, socially and environmentally established plantation sector.

Minister of Plantation

Hon. Dr. Ramesh Pathirana

Secretary to the Ministry of Plantation

Mr. Ravindra Hewavitharana

2. State Ministry of Coconut, Kithul, & Palmyrah  Cultivation Promotion and Related Industrial Product Manufacturing & Export Diversification


Globally competitive sustainable Coconut, Kithul and Palmyrah industry in Sri Lanka infused with new technology.


To build a comprehensive developed Coconut, Kithul and Palmyrah sector towards modern and sustainable production on the basis of promoting comparative advantage; applying science and technology to improve productivity, quality, efficiency and high competitiveness, ensure the diverse needs of local and export markets; improve the efficiency of land use, water resources, capital and labour; make traditional skilled agriculture labour as an attractive profession; increase income and livelihood of farmers and industrialists

Contact Details:

Address:                11th Floor, Sethsiripaya 2nd Stage, Battaramulla.

Email:                        info@plantationindustries.gov.lk

Telephone:               +94 112 186 160

Fax:                           +94 112 186 076

State Minister of Coconut, Kithul and Palmyrah Cultivation Promotion

Hon. Arundika Fernando

State Minister of Company Estate Reforms Tea and Rubber Estate Related Crops

Hon. Kanaka Herath

State Minister of Development of Minor Crops

Hon. Janaka Wakkumbura

Contact Details:

Address: No.239/1,Kandawatte Road,Palawatta,Battaramulla.

Email:  statesecretaryplantation@gmail.com

Telephone:   +94 0112 876 500/ 0112876444(secretary)

Fax:    +94 0112 876 443