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District Administration Division


An excellent public service which ensures progress of the nation


Becoming a team of employees who has the capability to achieve a proud future with responsibility and transparency

Main Services

  • Establishment activities of District Secretaries, Additional District Secretaries, Assistant District Secretaries and the Accountants in District Secretariats.
  • Holding monthly conferences of District Secretaries/ Government Agents
  • Issuance of permits for holding commercial/social prize competitions and recovery of taxes
  • Activities related to recruitment of Technical Officers, Receptionists, Documentation Assistants and Draftsman.
  • Appointment of Notaries and all activities relating to them
  • Granting approval for appointment of registrars of birth, marriages and death
  • Establishment activities of the Department of Registrar General
  • Issuing Gazette notifications on religious ceremonies and peraheras under Pilgrimage Ordinance
  • Conducting Independence Celebrations, State sponsored funerals and other ceremonies
  • Conducting “Janatha Sathkaraka” mobile service
  • Dealing with the matters relating to national flag and national anthem
  • Issuance of ceremonial items.
  • Determination of poya holidays, public and bank holidays
  • Updating and maintenance of order of precedence
  • Dealing with activities relating to government quarters, allocation of common amenities  and schedule houses, extension of the period of allocation, repairs etc.
  • Coordination of progress review meetings – submission of the progress of the provincial progress review meetings conducted by the President’s Secretariat

Organization Structure

Contact Details

Mr. N.W. Ariyarathna
Senior Assistant Secretary
Tel - +94-11 2683652 (Inter com- 762)
Fax -
E-mail - sas-dist[at]



Mr. D.D.C. Athukorala
Assistant Secretary
Tel - +94-11 4937387 (Inter com- 763)
Fax -
E-mail - asdist[at]


Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 04:34  

Last Update: 18-05-2018.
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