“Bakmaha Divruma” - National Pledge to Eradicate Drug Menace

The staff of the TRISL also has pledged the “Bakmaha Divruma”...

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Dr Ram Kumar Sharmas' lecture

Dr Ram Kumar Sharma, Principal Scientist of CSIR Institute...

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Japanese Delegation to TRISL

Japanese Delegation to TRISL for a verification survey on disseminating Japanese Technology of “Tea Ingredients Analyzer".
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New Chairman assumes duties

Tea Research Board’s new Chairman Dr. Mohan Abeyratne...

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237th E & E Forum - Corporate Sector (English)

The meeting was successfully held on 01st February 2019 at the TRISL Auditorium, Talawakelle....

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Notice to All Tea Growers

Detection of MCPA Residue in Sri Lankan Tea...

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Inaugural Ceremony – 99.8 Mn Project

Construction, renovation and upgrading of the laboratory complex and infrastructure facilities of the Tea Research Institute of Sri Lanka is facilitated with 99.8 Million Rupees by the Government....

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TRI 5000 series tea cultivars

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236th E & E Forum - Corporate Sector (English)

The meeting was successfully held on 03rd August 2018 at the TRISL Auditorium, Talawakelle....

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Visit of Russian Delegation

At Entomology Lab, TRISL
A four member delegation from


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TRI Scientists receive first place in National Awards for Excellence in Agricultural Research 2017


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Four TRI 5000 series tea cultivars officially released


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FAO-IGG Inter-sessional Meeting

The FAO-IGG inter-sessional meeting was held during August 12-13, 2017 at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo Hotel with the participation of a large number of foreign delegates representing tea growing and consuming countries.

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TRI Participates at the CRT Trade Fair & Exhibition

The CRT exhibition was held at the BMICH during August 11-13, 2017...

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Celebrate 150 years of Ceylon Tea – Tea Party

World’s ever longest Tea Party organized by Sri Lanka held on 06 July 2017. While many countries from east to west across the world celebrated at 5.00 pm Sri Lanka time in every time zone and the local event was at Galle Face Hotel, Colombo. This celebration was organized b...

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TRI participates in the national exhibition at the BMICH

The Tea Research Institute participated in the national exhibition........

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Visit of His Excellency President Maithripala Sirisena

His Excellency President Maithripala

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Year 2017: the year of adoption of integrated measures ..........


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First working day celebration of year 2017


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High quality St. Coombs tea

It is time to order the best tea you have ever tasted.
High grown factory fresh unblended St. Coombs tea is available at the St. Coombs Tea Centre....

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St Coombs achieved all time record price

St Coombs achieved all time record price...........

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Climate Change

Report on climate changevulnerability and adaptation strategies for
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Tea Research outshines at the Sixth Symposium on Plantation Crop Research

The sixth Symposium on Plantation Crop Research was successfully held at the BMICH during November 3-4, 2016. The theme of the symposium was “Plantation Agriculture t...

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Report on climate change vulnerability and adaptation strategies for tea plantations released

A comprehensive report on the impacts of climate change, vulnerability and adaptation strategies for the tea sector in Sri Lanka .....

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Low Country Regional Centre & St. Joachim Tea Factory Celebrated 50 years of Services

The TRI Low country Regional Centre and St. Joachim factory celebrated their Golden Jubilee in 2014. Commemorating the Golden Jubilee, a series of events viz. an “Open Day” for stakeholders, felicitation of retired officers with long years of service and religious ...

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National project launched for popularizing the use of machines in tea smallholdings sector

Launching the national project for popularizing the use of machineries in tea smallholdings, the Minister of Plantation Industries, Hon. Mahinda Samarasinghe handed over 21 million Rupees worth of machines and equipment to 50 societies of tea smallholders and 25 bought leaf t...

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Corporate Plan 2013-17

The third revision of the Corporate Plan of the TRISL is now prepared. It embodies the vision of the management, a commitment of its senior managers by way of its mission and of all those involved in making realistic goals and objectives....

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Members of Tea Research Board of Sri Lanka - 2019

TRI is presently governed by the Tea Research Board of Sri Lanka which is under the purview of the Ministry of Plantations Industries. Tea Research Board consists of scholars of the field of research, management and economics.

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Dr. Mohan Abeyratne
Tea Research Board of Sri Lanka


Dr. L S K Hettiarachchi
Member, TRB
Director/ Chief Executive Officer
Tea Research Institute of Sri Lanka


Mr. Roshan Rajadurai
Member, TRB
(Representative of Planters’ Association of Ceylon)
Managing Director
Kelani Valley Plantations,
400, Deans Road,
Colombo 10

Dr. D S A Samaraweera
Member, TRB

No.1F 20,
Mattegoda Scheme,
Lane No. 1,


Ms. D H S Pulleperuma
Member, TRB
(Representative of Treasury)

Department of Management Services,
Ministry of Finance & Mass Media,
Room No. 341, 3rd Floor, Treasury Building,
Colombo 1

Mr. K S Wijayakeerthi
Member, TRB
(Representative of Ministry of Plantation Industries)
Senior Assistant Secretary,
Ministry of Plantation
Stage II, 11th Floor,


Mr. P H Susantha de Silva
Member, TRB
(Representative of Sri Lanka Federation of Tea Small Holder Development Societies)


Mr.H S D R Karunarathna
Member, TRB

(Representative of Trade
Vidyala Mawatha,



Mr. Chandima Wickramasinghe
Member, TRB

(Representative of Private Tea Factory Owners’ Association)
No. 90/A,
Thalawathugoda Road,


Mr. P J S De Silva
Member, TRB
(Minister Nominee)

No. 430,
Galle Road,


Mr. W L P Wijewardena
Observer Member, TRB
(Representative of Sri Lanka Tea Board)
Sri Lanka Tea Board,
Colombo 03







Dr. K M Mohotti
Convenor/ Secretary to the Board
Deputy Director  Research
Tea Research Institute of Sri Lanka


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