Agri Technology Park (ATP) - Pelwehera
The first private sector managed Agri Technology Park in the country was commissioned in the farm on year 2002 for the benefit of those who are interested in Agriculture.
How to get there
Agri Technology Park (ATP) is consist with several units.
A one stop situated in ATP to sell CIC agriculture inputs with advisory service is located in the farm to cater to the need of customers
Juiceez, a fresh fruit juice sales outlet in ATP was opened in 2004. This novel project has become popular among those who visit Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and trincomalee areas. All the produce of CIC farms are made available at this outlet. The company already started 2nd & 3rd Outlet in Kandy, Ambepussa & has taken steps to open several outlets in major cities.
Planting Material Display Centre
All planting materials including Fruits, Forest, Herbals & ornamentals are displayed in ATP to buy for travelers.
Desert Plant Greenhouse
In this fantastic decorated greenhouse, there will be a display of more than 25 varieties of desert plant, cactus and succulent. The presentation will focus on the self-adaptation of plant which can adjust them selves to survive in the hot and dry environment.
Green House Cultivation
There are green houses in ATP for continues cultivation of vegetables.
Agri Technology Park provide facility to children enjoy their leisure time.
You will be impressed with collection of valuable herbal plants in this area which situated in the ATP.
Area allocated for an artificial forest which consist of collection of tropical forest trees with few endangered species.
Artificially created ponds in the ATP using high gauge reservoir line.
Visitors are welcomed to see the collection of several types of palms in this area of ATP.
Commercial Vegetable Garden
This area of ATP is reserved to grow vegetable under micro irrigation. All the vegetables grown in Dry Zone are planted.
Covering about 5 Ac. area of ATP, the tropical fruit plants will exhibit not less than 1000 plants originated in equatorial countries.
Banana Mother Plant Orchard
Collection of Banana varieties such as “Kolikuttu”, “Seeni”, “Ambul”, “Ambun”, “Cavendish”, “Suwandel”, “Pulathisi”, “Alu” etc. to obtain the materials required to the Tissue Culture Laboratory.
Mango Mother Plant Orchard
Well maintained Mango plantation in ATP with collection of all varieties to get the required shoots for high quality mango plant production.
This garden situated in ATP focuses on the collection of all citrus verities.
You will be touched & impressed with a collection of several varieties of grapes in ATP. The varieties are Israel Blue, Exotic, Muscut Hamberg, MI Muscut, Italia, Flame etc.
A modern auditorium with all infrastructure facilities to conduct farmer training programme was established in ATP.
Hybrid Vegetable Display Area
All CIC hybrid vegetable seeds are cultivated to display characteristics to buyers & demonstration plots are situated in ATP
Agri Machinery Display Unit
All CIC Agri machineries are displayed & situated entrance of the ATP. Combine harvester, Tractors, Reepers, Sprayers, “Kamatha” threshers & other CIC Agri machineries are displayed.