Agricultural Organisations have pointed out that around 1,200 acre is found in an abandoned state without being subjected to any agricultural activities. Large extent of lands along left and right bank channels of the Muthaiyankaddu Tank in Mulaitheevu District had been brought under agricultural activities.
Although, most of the lift-irrigation schemes are in non-active state lot of lands are being brought under cultivation.
However around 1,200 acre under the Muthaiyankaddu left Bank channel are found abandoned and overgrown with forest.
Hence Agricultural Organisations of the area have requested that action be taken to bring these lands under cultivation.