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Our Vision:

To be the Pioneer Ministry of the Southern Province

Our Mission:

To Provide the Provincial Contribution Towards Achieving the National Development Goals by Monitoring the Departments Authorities and Institutions Effectively and Efficiently for the socioeconomic Development of the Citizens of the Southern Province.

MINISTRY OF FISHERIES, ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS, RURAL INDUSTRIES, ELECTRICITY, RURAL & ESTATE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT - SOUTHERN PROVINCE - SRI LANKA.

Our Team

Secretary Of the Ministry

Mr. U.G. Vidura Kariyawasam

Secretary Of the Ministry Email:secrerary@fisheries.min.spgov.lk
Assistant Secretary

Mrs. Ishara S. wickramasinghe

Assistant Secretary
Accountant

Mrs. D.S.Dissanayaka

Accountant+94 914 946 603+94 912 234 545Email: accountsbranch@gmail.com
Deputy Director(Planning

Mr. Rasanga Sooriyarachchi

Deputy Director(Planning)
Assistant Director(Planning)

Mrs. Chathurika Prasadani

Assistant Director(Planning)+94 914 946 603+94 912 234 545Email:developmentbranch@gmail.com
Administrative Officer

Mrs. N.P. Hewapathirana

Administrative Officer+94 914 946 603+94 912 234 545 Email: accountsbranch@gmail.com
Provincial Director of Department of Animal Production and Health

Dr. Sunil Keraminiyage

Provincial Director(Acting) of Department of Animal Production and Health Email:director@ap.dept.spgov.lk
Provincial Director of Department of Industrial Development

Mr B.A.K.W. Mahendra

Provincial Director of Department of Industrial Development
Southern Provincial Industrial Development Authority

Mr J.A. Saman

GM - Southern Provincial Industrial Development Authority
Right to Information Act
Right to Information Act No. 12 of 2016 has been enacted by the Parliament of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka whereas the Constitution guarantees the right of access to information in Article 14 A there of and there exists a need to foster a culture of transparency and accountability in Public authorities by giving effect to the right of access to information and thereby promote a society in which the people of Sri Lanka would be able to more actively participate in good governance in public life.

In terms of that Act the details of the Designated Officer for Appeals as mentioned below.
Designated Officer
Additional Secretary

Mrs. Ishara S. wickramasinghe

Assistant Secretary
+94 914 946 603
+94 912 234 545

Email: estabbranch@gmail.com
http://www.fishmin.sp.gov.lk

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History

Sri Lankan parliament passed the 13th amendment to the 1978 constitution of Sri Lanka and the Provincial Council act no 42 of 1978 in the year 1988. Accordingly, nine provincial councils were created.

13th amendment of the constitution. (Certified on 14th november1987)

(Power vested to the ministry from the constitution)

Provincial List (List 1)
20. Animal husbandry – Prevention, protection and improvement of stock and prevention of animal diseases within the province.
21. Subject to the formulation and implementation of the national policy in regard to development and planning, the power to promote, establish and engage in agricultural, industrial, commercial and trading enterprises and other income - generating projects, within the province without prejudice to the power of the government and public corporationsto have such enterprises and projects.

13th amendment of the constitution. Certified on 14th november1987)

(Power vested to the ministry from the constitution)

Concurrent List (List III)
19. Fisheries – Other than fishing beyond territorial waters.
20. Animal Husbandry –
20:1 Production, Processing, distribution and sale of livestock and livestock products
20:2 Veterinary training services and research, inclusive of the provision of the science equipment
20:3 Animal breeding, care and health
20:4 The establishment of pastures
33. Protection of the environment

LIST OF SECRETARIES OF THE MINISTRY

1. Mr. Albert Rathnayaka – 1989 – 1991
2. Mr. W.M. Gamage – 1991-1994
3. Mr. H.W. Wijayarathna – 1994 - 2006
4. Mrs. P.M. Thilaka Kalyani – 2006-2007
5. Mr.C.S. Lokuhetti – 2007-2009
6. Mr. A.W. Sarath – 2009-2009
7. Mr. K.A.H. Keerthirathna - 2009-2010
8. Mr. A.L.A Asoka Siriwardana - 2010-2012
9. Mrs.D.S. Pathmakulasooriya – 2012-2015
10. Mr.A.U.Welarathna – 2015-2019
11.Mr. U.G. Vidura kariyawasam – 2019


The Ministry functions under three main sections.

Establishment Section

Up-to-date, operational and supervision of institutions and administrative systems in order to provide an efficient and optimum service to the Southern people based on the fisheries, livestock and rural industries sectors.

Development Section

Implementation of development projects with proper utilization of physical and human resources, managing short term and long term plans under the purview of the Ministry for the economic and social development of the people of the Southern Province.

Account Section

Financial Management activities of the Ministry of Fisheries and the Institutions coming under it.

Total Project - 2019
Total beneficiaries
Satisfied beneficiaries