National Agricultural Research Policy
Research Allowance Programme
national agricultural research plan
National Agricultural Research Plan of Sri Lanka (NARP) contains the research programmes of the institutions of the National Agricultural Research System (NARS) and agriculture related Faculties of the National Universities. These programmes are designed in accordance with the priority areas identified in the Government Development Policy Framework for a particular period and in the policies of the Line Ministries. The Agriculture related Faculties of the Universities define their research programmes according to academic needs of the Faculties and also to the important national
Sri Lanka Council for Agricultural Research Policy accepts the Research Programmes of all the
NARS institutions functioning under different Ministries, to be compiled into one national document to prepare the National Agricultural Research Plan for the particular period. This document is submitted to the Department of National Budget/ General Treasury for consideration for funding on research programmes/ projects of the Institutions. The programmes submitted to SLCARP are evaluated by the National Subject Committees functioning at the SLCARP for recommendation on funding. Progress monitoring mechanism for the research programmes of the Institutions and a mechanism to disseminate the findings of such research programmes/ projects have been worked out and carried out by the SLCARP under NARP.