Secretary, Women's Affairs


Ministry of Women's Affairs, Rehabilitation, Social Services, Cooperatives, Food Supply and Distribution, Industries and Enterprise Promotion and Trade & Commerce.

No.4, Broody Lane, Pungankulam Junction,
Kandy Road,
Ariyalai, Jaffna


Tel: +94-21-222 0880
Fax: +94-21-222 0882 



Livelihood Assistance for Candle Manufacturing at Velanai

Northern Provincial Ministry of Women’s Affairs provided livelihood assistance for a women-based society at Velanai, Jaffna. A set of equipment and furniture were distributed to “Joshop Candle” manufacturing women CBO which is run by the members of 04 women headed families at Charty village, ward No.1 in Velanai East, Jaffna. The Ministry also handed over the fund for making work-shed for them under the livelihood support component of PSDG-2018 allocation.


Secretary to the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, Social Service, Industry and Cooperatives Mrs. Rubini Varathalingam participated in this event and handed over the items to the women entrepreneurs.