DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

PARTICULARS OF ORGANISATION, FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF THE DEVELOPMENT DIVISION OF THE MINISTRY

MAIN ACTIVITIES

    • Drinking Water Policy
    • Sanitation Policy
    • Revisit the Policy for Rain Water Harvesting and Popularizing the Policy
    • Facilitation to the IWRM
    • Revisit the Standards for Drinking Water Quality and Strengthening of the water Quality Monitoring system
    • Standards for Water related Fittings, Filters and Equipment Etc.
    • Water Safety Plan
    • Water Tariff Revision
    • Legislative Matters of Organizations comes under the Ministry
    • Setout Guidelines to Categorize and Rank the Water Supply Projects including Community Water Supply Projects
    • Facilitating the Criteria setting for Water Sharing
    • Drinking Water related Governance Issues
    • National Multi-Stakeholder Coordination Platform in the Drinking Water and Sanitation (WatSan) Sector
    • Preparation of Disaster Preparedness Plan for Drinking Water Sector

Programmes and Projects

    • Climate Change Adaptation Projects
    • Renovation of small scale water bodies and Recharging the Aquifers
    • Rejuvenation of springs
    • Protect and Conserve the Catchment areas and to enforce the related laws with other agencies for the purpose
    • Promote and Expand the Rain Water Harvesting Systems
    • Promote and Expand the Water Recycling Methodologies in Domestic, Public and Religious places
    • Prevention of Water borne disease in CKD affected areas
    • Implement Water Supply Projects in identified and designated areas (Augmentation & Extensions)
    • SACOSAN related Activities

 

    • Sanitation Programmes
    • Entertaining Water Requests from Political Leaders and General Public
    • Knowledge Sharing and Capacity Building Programmes (Local and International)
    • Water Supply Facilities for Resettlement Villages in Kegalle District
    • Rural water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project

Donor funded Projects to be assigned to the Development Section

i. China Sri Lanka Grant Research Project

ii. UNICEF Funded Project - Implementation of the climate resilient WASH interventions in rural sector

Head of Staff

  • ADDITIONAL SECRETARY(Development)
  • Mr.L.K.S.U.Dharmakeerthi
  • Tel – 0112076891
  • FAX – 0112076982
  • Director (Development)
  • Eng. Mrs. K.G.D. Priyanka
  • Tel – 0112177232

About us


“Lakdiya Medura”
No.35
New Parliament Road
Pelawatta
Battaramula
Sri Lanka

Our mission

Providing people with favorable living conditions through sustainable city planning, safe drinking Water supply and improved sanitation facilities, while ensuring the protection of the living Environment and water resources.

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