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TECH is registered with the Government of Sri Lanka as a non-profit sharing Non-government organization (Registered Number J/DS/VSS/2). TECH was initiated by late Professor A.Thurairajah in 1992 to enhance the quality of life for the people of Sri Lanka.

Being the foremost Non-Government Organization driving Technological, Economical and Social development to enhance the quality of life in North-Eastern Sri Lanka.

To promote self sufficiency and self reliance utilizing locally available resources in Northeastern Sri Lanka


  • Formulate economically viable, technically feasible and socially acceptable sustainable solutions to enhance the quality of life in North-Eastern Sri Lanka.
  • To provide professional advice and extension services for technology development
  • To promote technology based community development
  • Ensure proper implementation of projects and activities of TECH and its implementing agencies.
  • Develop human resources
  • Provide consultancy services for community development projects and self-employment schemes.
  • To facilitate the engagement of internationally available skilled persons and institutions in development
  • To initiate and coordinate non-formal education
  • To act as a catalyst for private sector investment

We are involved in:

  • Agriculture
  • Livestock Development
  • Fisheries
  • Irrigation
  • Small Industries
  • Alternative Energy
  • Food Processing
  • Environmental Protection
  • Vocational Training
  • Construction
  • Integrated farm
  • Income Generation
  • Salt Production
  • Rural Development
  • Human Resource Development

The Economic Consultancy House Administrative and Implementation Structure.


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The TECH has expertise in the areas of agriculture, animal husbandry, fisheries, Development economics, soil conservation, environment and industrial development, financial planning, evaluation management, power and energy, food technology and rural reconstruction and resettlement.

It possesses the following past experiences

  • Organization of the International workshop on Environmental Management at University of Jaffna in collaboration with both University of Jaffna and Eastern University, Srilanka and funded by UNDP and TEC France.
  • Establishment of the Artifical Insemination Centre in Kilinochchi in collaboration with UNDP and TEC France;
  • Establishment of the Iodized Salt Plant in Elephantpass , funded by UNICEF and GTZ;
  • Establishment of the Integrated Model Farm with the Milk Processing Centre in Vaddukkachchi funded by TECH USA ;
  • Providing Vocational Training in Kili TECH funded by ILO, FROUT, WUSC and TR TEC;
  • Providing a course of study in Trinco funded by TR TEC and TECH Norway
  • Income generation activities and revolving credit, funded by CARE;
  • Rural Development Project, funded by CARE and FORUT
  • Tree planting / Reforestation campaign project is implemented in Jaffna , Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu and Mannar districts funded by UNDP;



A9 Road,
Kilinochchi District,
Sri Lanka
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