The department Started on 01st of October 1957 with an idea of providing supply services that are initial for Agriculture schemes.
(a) Agriculture loans and Marketing
(b) Supply of Agriculture inputs.
(c) Minor Irrigation improvements & Agro wells.
(d) Price Control
(e) Agriculture Instrument.
(f) Agriculture Land Management.
Empowered by the Paddy Land Act No. 1 in 1958. Then several laws governed. Act number 56 of 1979 Agrarian Services Act was very famous. Presently governed by the Agrarian Development Act no. 46 in 2000 and the amendment of 46th of 2011. 25 District Offices Established and Vavuniya is one of them.