The District Secretary of Kilinochchi District Mr S Arumainayaham and the District Director Planning Mr S Mohanabavan met with an IRDG delegation of directors S Rangarajah, N Narendran and Consultants V Paramanathan and J Jananayagam together with representatives of KalmaduNagar A Antoniraj, S Parameswaran Ms Vinothni.
IRDG directors and consultants briefed Mr Arumainayaham of the progress with their KalmaduNagar pilot project and their concept of the community restoration and sustainable livelihood development model.
The District Secretary and the Director Planning assured the support of their secretariat for IRDGs projects and opportunity for partnership and collaboration for rural development within Kilinochchi.
KalmaduNagar pilot project of the IRDG expect to create 250 direct sustainable livelihood opportunities and a further 150 sustainable jobs. The turnover of the 11 businesses to be created with in this village is estimated to be Rs 300 million per year.