Presidential Secretariat of Sri Lanka

Secretaries to State Ministries

Name State Ministry
1 Mr. K.W. Ivan de Silva Secretary
State Ministry of Tanks, Reservoirs and Irrigation Development related to Rural Paddy Fields
2 Mr. S.D.A.B. Boralessa Secretary
State Ministry of Provincial Councils & Local Government
3 Mr. K.D.S. Ruwanchandra Secretary
State Ministry of Cooperative Services, Marketing Development and
Consumer Protection
4 Mr. S.T. Kodikara Secretary
State Ministry of Community Police Services
5 Mr. M.N. Ranasinghe Secretary
State Ministry of Production and Supply of Fertilizer and Regulation
of Chemical Fertilizer and Insecticide Use
6 General (Retd.) Kamal Gunaratna Secretary
State Ministry National Security & Disaster Management
7 Mr. D.P.G. Kumarasiri Secretary
State Ministry of Estate Housing & Community Infrastructure
8 Mr. H.K.D.W.M.N.B. Hapuhinna Secretary
State Ministry of Samurdhi, Household Economy, Micro Finance, Self
Employment and Business Development
9 Mr. N.H.M. Chithrananda Secretary
State Ministry of Home Affairs
10 Mr. Tissa Hewavithana Secretary
State Ministry of Coconut, Kithul and Palmyrah Cultivation Promotion
and Related Industrial Product Manufacturing &
Export Diversification
11 Mr. M. Dewasurendra Secretary
State Ministry of Aviation and Export Zones Development
12 Mr. M.A.B.V. Bandaranayake Secretary
State Ministry of Rattan, Brass, Pottery, Furniture and Rural
Industrial Promotion
13 Mr. S. Arumeinayagam Secretary
State Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotion and Market
Diversification
14 Mr. S.G. Wijayabandu Secretary
State Ministry of Rural and Divisional Drinking Water
Supply Projects Development
15 Mr. S. Senanayaka Secretary
State Ministry of Livestock, Farm Promotion and Dairy &
Egg Related Industries
16 Mr. D.D. Matharaarachchi Secretary
State Ministry of Warehouse Facilities, Container Yards, Port Supply
Facilities and Boats and Shipping Industry Development
17 Mr. S.H. Harischandra Secretary
State Ministry of Dhamma Schools, Pirivenas and Bhikkhu Education
18 Mr. A. Senanayaka Secretary
State Ministry of Regional Co-operation
19 Ms. A.K.W.W.M.N.K. Weerasekara Secretary
State Ministry of Indigenous Medicine Promotion, Rural and Ayurvedic
Hospitals Development and Community Health
20 Mr. K.H.D.K. Samarakoon Secretary
State Ministry of Solar Power, Wind and Hydro Power Generation
Projects Development
21 Prof. Ranjith Dissanayake Secretary
State Ministry of Rural Roads and other  Infrastructure
22 Mr. D.L.P.R. Abhayarathna Secretary
State Ministry of Development of Minor Crops including Sugarcane,
Maize, Cashew, Pepper, Cinnamon, Cloves, Betel related
Industries and Export Promotion
23 Major General (Retd.) W.P.P. Fernando Secretary
State Ministry of Wildlife Protection, Adoption of Safety Measures
including the Construction of Electrical Fences and Trenches and
Re-foreststation and Forest Resource Development
24 Ms. K.M.S.D. Jayasekara Secretary
State Ministry of Women and Child Development, Pre-schools &
Primary Education, School Infrastructure  &Education Services
25 Mr. L.L.A. Wijesiri Secretary
State Ministry of Paddy and Grains, Organic Food, Vegetables, Fruits,
Chillies, Onion and Potato Cultivation Promotion, Seed
Production and Advanced Technology Agriculture
26 Dr. M. Upali Sedara Secretary
State Ministry of Education Reforms, Open Universities &
Distance Learning Promotion
27 Mr. J.M.T. Banda Secretary
State Ministry of Company Estate Reforms, Tea and Rubber Estates
Related Crops Cultivation and Factories Modernization and
Tea and Rubber Export Promotion
28 Ms. R. Sunethra Gunawardana Secretary
State Ministry of Primary Health Care, Epidemics and COVID
Disease Control
29 Mr. Keerthi Ranjith Abeysiriwardana Secretary
State Ministry of Rural Housing and Construction & Building
Material Industries Promotion
30 Mr. S.M.D.L.K. De Alwis Secretary
State Ministry of Vehicle Regulation, Bus Transport Services
and Train Compartments  and Motor  Car Industry
31 Mr. Jayantha Chandrasoma Secretary
State Ministry of Ornamental Fish, Inland Fish & Prawn Farming, Fishery
Harbour Development, Multiday Fishing Activities and Fish Exports
32 Mr. K.H. Ravindra Samarawickrema Secretary
State Ministry of Rural and School Sports  Infrastructure Improvement
33 Mr. S.M. Piyatissa Secretary
State Ministry of Gem and Jewellry related Industries
34 Dr. Amal Harsha de Silva Secretary
State Ministry of Backward Rural Areas Development and Promotion of Domestic
Animal Husbandry & Minor Economic Crop Cultivation
35 Major General (Retd.) V.R. Silva SecretaryState Ministry of Prison Management and Prisoners’
Rehabilitation
36 Mr. B.L.A.J. Dharmakeerthi Secretary
State Ministry of Batik, Handloom and
Local Apparel Products
37 Ms. K.A.D.R. Nishanthi Jayasinghe Secretary
State Ministry of National Heritage, Performing Arts and
Rural Arts Promotion
38 Dr. R.M. Saman Kusumsiri Rathnayake Secretary
State Ministry of Production, Supply and Regulation of
Pharmaceuticals
39 Mr. R.M.C.M. Herath Secretary
State Ministry of Canals and Common Infrastructure Development in
Settlements in Mahaweli Zones
40 Ms. Deepa Liyanage Secretary
State Ministry of Skills Development, Vocational Education, Research and Innovation
41 Mr. R.M.P. Rathnayake Secretary (Acting)
State Ministry of Money & Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms