"Our Vision"

To pay the way for rapid development to achieve the highest targets by utilizing the Public   Service for the benefit of the people of the Division.

 Be a facilitator for attainment of sustainable development

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 "Our Mission"

In terms of the policy of the Government, true realization of the available resources in the area for the utilization of the targetted goals to raise the living standard of the people in the division.


To build a peaceful and sustainable society in the Division respecting human dignity.

History of Addalaichenai Divisional Secretariat

Addalaichenai derived its name from a classical origin" Addala Chenai" in which Addala means a place made for protect the cultivations at higher places, and Chena means crop cultivation . However many is of the opinion that farmers origin is also behind the framing of the name Addalaichenai. The village Addalaichenai was being part of Akkaripattu upto 1978  and then seperated from Akaraipattu. Addalaichenai came to be regarded as the country's agricultural important place in 1978 when the DRO office was formed. Addalaichenai has been well known by traders from almost 2000 years ago.

Prior to the establishment of the Divisional Secretariat in 1991, the office of the Assistant Government Agent was functioning as the institution catering to the day to day news of the people in the division.

which was in view on office of the Assistant Government Agent was opened on 10.10.1973 in Addalaichenai consisting Palamunai, Oluvil, Deegawapiya and Thiraikerny hamlets. This office is situated on the main road near the 36th mile post from Batticaloa to Akkaraipattu in the coastal belt of Ampara District.

On the north there is the Kaliodai river on the south Akkaraipattu D.S. Office Boundary and drainage road. on the east Bay of Bengal, on the west a vast strelch of Paddy Lands and the eastern boundaries of Sammanthurai, Irakkaman and Damana Divisional Secretariat.

Prior to 10.10.1973, the Addalaichenai Division was arralgerater with the Akkaraipattu Division. After this date a separate division was cerved out from Akkaraipattu and named as Addalaichenai Division. At that time there was a valuntary organization namely " Social Service Society" which was instruments in greating this new with the able assistance of the late M.M. Musthapha, Member of Parliament and Deputy  Minister of Finance.

Late Mr. Senerath Somarathne, M.P. and political authorities of the Ampara District was good enough to allocate sufficient funds from DCB to construct the Administrative  building complex. Further, A new two storied building constructed and declared opened on 03th march 2017  with assistance of Ministry of Home Affairs.

 

Role performed at DS

 

Name

From

To

S. Rangaraja

1978

1979     

Wijayawardene

1979

1980

Piyasena

1980

1981

G.A.C. De Silva

1981

1984

Rajapaksha

1984

1985

A. Abdul Majeed

1985

1987

S. Umar

1987

1989

K.M.A. Cader

1989

1990

K. Samdudeen

1990

1991

A.H.M. Ansar

1991

1993

U.L.A. Azeez

1993

2005

U.L. Niyas

2005

2008

I.M. Haniffa (Acting)

2008

2009

M.M. Nazeer

2009

2011

I.M. Haniffa

2012

2017

T.J Athisayaraj (Coverup)

2017

2018

J Liyakath Ali

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