The Ministry of Highways & Road Development is the apex organization in Sri Lanka for the Highways & Road Development sector. It is responsible for the formulation of policies, programmes and projects in regard to the subjects of Highways and all subjects that come under the purview of Departments and Statutory Institutions under the Ministry, over‐all National Policies that may be adopted by the Government to achieve the socio-economic development, mobility, connectivity and accessibility needs of the people of Sri Lanka.



Objectives

  • Formulating national policies for highway sector in achieving national development goals
  • Providing high mobility among townships, efficient connectivity among economic centers and improving accessibility for rural areas
  • Maintain the road network in excellent standards to contribute sustainable development
  • Providing Intelligent Transport System (ITS) for efficient traffic management
  • Investing on capacity enhancement of road sector to ensure high level service and user friendly roads
  • Invest in research and development for enhancement of the road sector
  • Enhance road safety measures for road users
Hon. (Dr.) Bandula Gunawardana Minister of Transport and Highways Facebook Twitter Linkedin
Hon. Siripala Gamalath State Minister of Highways Facebook Twitter Linkedin
Eng. Ranjith Ganganath Rubasinghe Secretary
Ministry of Transport and Highways
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Mr. U.H.C. Priyantha Additional Secretary for Coordination
State Ministry of Highways
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Additional Secretary (Administration) Mr. U.H.C. Priyantha (SLAS) (Special Grade)
Senior Assistant Secretary (Administration) Mrs. D.V.T.P. Dayananda (SLAS) (Class II)
Director(Project Management) Mrs. Saradie Wickramarathne (SLAS) (Class I)
Assistant Secretary (Administration)
Assistant Secretary(Project Management)
Legal Officer Ms. A. Shantha Kokilani Amarakoon
Administrative Officer
Translator Mrs.F.Z. Begum
Translator Mr. M.A.S.S. Wijerathna
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Chief Financial Officer Mr. J.K. Nilupul S. Perera (SLAcS) (Special Grade)
Chief Accountant Mrs. T.A.D.C.N. Weerakkody (SLAcS) (Class I)
Accountant (Projects) Mrs. L.G.S. Dusyanthi (SLAcS) (Class I)
Accountant (Payments)
Accountant (Accounts) Mrs. K.L.C.J. Lekamge (SLAcs) (Class III)
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Chief Internal Auditor Mrs. D.K.T. Samanmali (SLAcS) (Class I)
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Additional Secretary (Engineering) Eng. K.B.V. Indrapala (SLES) (Special Grade)
Director (Engineering) Eng. D.M.K.S. Dissanayake(SLES) (Class I)
Assistant Director (Engineering) Eng.(Ms). P.P. Jayasekara (SLES) (Class III)
Assistant Director (Engineering)
Assistant Director (Engineering)
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Director General (Planning and Monitoring) Mr. S.S. Mudalige(SLPS)(Special Grade)
Director(Planning & Monitoring) Mr. W.H.K.D.B. Rathnayake (SLPS) (Class I)
Deputy Director(Planning & Monitoring) Mr. S.S. Godakandaarachchige (SLPS)(Class II)
Deputy Director (Planning & Monitoring) Mrs. I.R.M. Kossinna (SLPS)(Class II)
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Additional Secretary (Development) Mrs. S.J.M.H.C. Samarakoon (SLAS) (Special Grade)
Senior Assistant Secretary (Development) Mr. H.M.S.R. Karunarathne (SLAS) (Class I)
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Procurement Consultant Mr. Gamini Rathnayaka
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