News

NIDI Promotes Organic Agriculture in the North and East of Sri Lanka
- NIDI takes an active interest in organic farming initiatives in the Northern and Eastern provinces of Sri Lanka, through the Organic Movement of North and East (OMNE).
NIDI Institute of Farm Management: Plans Finalized
- NIDI has finalized plans for the establishing of an Institute of Farm Management in Kilinochchi, in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.
NIDI Launches Financial Literacy and Enterprises Development Project
- The Northern Institute of Development Initiatives ( NIDI) has launched a major Financial Literacy and Small Enterprises Management project for the Northern province on December 1, 2018.
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) and NIDI sign Agreement of Collaboration
- Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, a global apex organization based in Ahmedabad, and NIDI have signed
Hatton National Bank Sponsors
NIDI Financial Literacy Project

- Hatton National Bank, a leading Sri Lankan private commercial bank incorporated in 1888, will sponsor NIDI’s Financial Literacy and
NIDI to Launch Financial Literacy and Enterprises Management Program Collaboration
with the Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs

- NIDI will launch a pilot project for 30 young male and female entrepreneurs in the Northern Province in Financial Literacy
NIDI Acquires Land in Allaipiddy for Micro Enterprises Development
- NIDI has acquired a large beachfront land in the island of Allaipiddy, 8 km from Jaffna town, to establish the first Micro Enterprises
Tribute from NIDI Founder to Gia Maisashvili, a Great Friend and a Great Visionary
- It is with deep sadness that NIDI pays tribute to Gia Maisashvili, who died this week, having battled cancer for some months
Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs Signs Collaboration Note with NIDI
- Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs of the Government of Sri Lanka and NIDI signed a Collaboration Note to work
NIDI to Collaborate with Topmo Lanka
- NIDI has held discussions with the directors of Topmo Lanka, a Japanese firm operating in the seaweed industry in Sri Lanka
NIDI meeting with Sri Lanka High Commissioner in Australia
- NIDI Founder and Managing Director met with Sri Lanka High Commissioner
NIDI starts-up First Seaweed Project in Delft Island
- NIDI commenced the first seaweed farming project in the island of Delft, off the Jaffna Peninsula.
Nidi’s First Project Opens
- Nidi’s first project, Allaipiddy Sewing and Handicrafts Center opened on the 17th of December 2017,
Japanese Embassy Officials hold talks with NIDI
- Officers of the Japan Embassy in Sri Lanka- Takefumi Sato and Nirosha Welgama – visited NIDI.
NIDI Offices open in Jaffna
- NIDI opened it offices in Jaffna, Sri Lanka on 29 November 2017, with a Consultative Meeting of critical stakeholders.
NIDI Opening and Consultative Meeting
- NIDI Opens operations in Jaffna, Sri Lanka
NIDI Participates in Seminar on Emerging Industries in Jaffna
- NIDI’s senior operations executives Dr. Prabu Nadarajah and Dr. Shribavan will participate and direct a Seminar on Emerging Industries in the Northern Province, which includes seaweed farming, Moringa farming and Aloevera farming.