The District includes 14 administrative divisions of Jaffna. The
Government Agent of Jaffna District is functioning as coordinating
and executing officer of the entire District. the Government administration
woks at Four Levels: central, Provincial, District and provincial
levels are responsible for planning ,budgeting, monitoring and review.
the central and devolved institutions in the district level are
responsible for backstopping, coordination and implementation. The
divisional level agencies are responsible for implementation of
programmes and delivery of ser vices.
Government instants com local Government institutions comprise the
Jaffna municipals and council, 03 Urban Councils and 12 Pradeshya
Sadhas. Since the mid of March 1998 legitimate representatives of
the population elected at the end of January 1998 have headed the
local bodies. The local Government institutions came under the supervision
of the Commissioner of Local Government (CLG). The NPC will be in
supervisory role over activities like prevention of pollution, preventive
health and nutrition, local authority rods, town planning and development,
libraries and pre-schools.
civil society organizations in include village level organizations
such as Rural Development societies, youth clubs, farmers organizations,
Cooperative societies. They are involved in identification, implementation
and monitoring of all people oriented development activities local
and international Non-Government Organizations are incorporate partners
in this context.