IRDG was launched with a low key function attended by some of the key stakeholders of the IRDG. The list included along with the directors of the IRDG, the Vice Chancellor of the Jaffna University, The GA of Jaffna, Secretary to the Agriculture ministry of the provincial council, Director of the Rural development board, Director of Agriculture of the provincial council, a former judge of the high court, academics and former GAs and many other well wishers.
The Vice Chancellor Snr.Prof. Ms. Vasanthy Arasaratnam , IRDG Director Ms Jeeva Pillai-Essex, Government Agent Jaffna N.Vethanayahan and former judge of the hugh court Mr Varatharajah lighting the oil lamp
IRDG Director Sivagurunathan Rangarajah
IRDG Director Naga Narendran outlining a way forward