Presidential Secretariat of Sri Lanka

Secretaries to State Ministries

Name State Ministry
1 Mr. S.D.A.B. Boralessa Secretary
State Ministry of Provincial Councils &
Local Government
2 Mr. K.D.S. Ruwanchandra Secretary
State Ministry of Cooperative Services, Marketing Development
and Consumer Protection
3 Mr. M.N. Ranasinghe Secretary
State Ministry of Production and Supply of Fertilizer and Regulation
of Chemical Fertilizer and Insecticide Use
4 General (Retd.) Kamal Gunaratna Secretary
State Ministry National Security &
Disaster Management
5 Mr. D.P.G. Kumarasiri Secretary
State Ministry of Estate Housing &
Community Infrastructure
6 Mr. H.K.D.W.M.N.B. Hapuhinna Secretary
State Ministry of Samurdhi, Household Economy, Micro Finance,
Self Employment and Business Development
7 Mr. N.H.M. Chithrananda Secretary
State Ministry of Home Affairs
8 Mr. Tissa Hewavithana Secretary
State Ministry of Coconut, Kithul and  Palmyrah Cultivation Promotion
and Related Industrial Product Manufacturing &
Export Diversification
9 Mr. M. Dewasurendra Secretary
State Ministry of Aviation and Export Zones  Development
10 Mr. M.A.B.V. Bandaranayake Secretary
State Ministry of Rattan, Brass, Pottery, Furniture and Rural
Industrial Promotion
11 Mr. S. Arumeinayagam Secretary
State Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotion and Market
Diversification
12 Mr. S.G. Wijayabandu Secretary
State Ministry of Rural and Divisional Drinking Water Supply
Projects Development
13 Mr. S. Senanayaka Secretary
State Ministry of Livestock, Farm Promotion and Dairy &
Egg Related Industries
14 Mr. D.D. Matharaarachchi Secretary
State Ministry of Warehouse Facilities, Container Yards,
Port Supply Facilities and Boats and
Shipping Industry Development
15 Mr. S.H. Harischandra Secretary
State Ministry of Dhamma Schools, Pirivenas and
Bhikkhu Education
16 Mr. A. Senanayaka Secretary
State Ministry of Regional Co-operation
17 Ms. A.K.W.W.M.N.K. Weerasekara Secretary
State Ministry of Indigenous Medicine Promotion, Rural and
Ayurvedic Hospitals Development and
Community Health
18 Mr. K.H.D.K. Samarakoon Secretary
State Ministry of Solar Power, Wind and Hydro Power
Generation Projects Development
19 Prof. Ranjith Dissanayake Secretary
State Ministry of Rural Roads and other Infrastructure
20 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
21 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
22 Ms. K.M.S.D. Jayasekara Secretary
State Ministry of Women and Child Development, Pre-schools &
Primary Education, School Infrastructure  & Education Services`
23 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
24 Mr. D.D. Ariyarathna Secretary
State Ministry of Tanks, Reservoirs and Irrigation Development
related to Rural Paddy Fields
25 Dr. M. Upali Sedara Secretary
State Ministry of Education Reforms, Open Universities &
Distance Learning Promotion
26 Mr. W.B. Palugaswewa Secretary
State Ministry of Canals and Common Infrastructure Development
in Settlements in Mahaweli Zones
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 Mr. R.M.P. Rathnayake Secretary (Acting)
State Ministry of Money & Capital Market and State
Enterprise Reforms
29 Ms. R. Sunethra Gunawardana Secretary
State Ministry of Primary Health Care, Epidemics and
COVID Disease Control
30 Mr. Keerthi Ranjith Abeysiriwardana Secretary
State Ministry of Rural Housing and Construction &
Building Material Industries Promotion
31 Mr. S.M.D.L.K. De Alwis Secretary
State Ministry of Vehicle Regulation, Bus Transport Services
and Train Compartments  and Motor
Car Industry
32 Mr. Jayantha Chandrasoma Secretary
State Ministry of Ornamental Fish, Inland Fish & Prawn
Farming, Fishery Harbour Development, Multiday
Fishing Activities and Fish Exports
33 Mr. K.H. Ravindra Samarawickrema Secretary
State Ministry of Rural and School Sports Infrastructure
Improvement
34 Mr. K.R. Uduwavala Secretary
State Ministry of Production, Supply and Regulation
of Pharmaceuticals
35 Mr. S.M. Piyatissa Secretary
State Ministry of Gem and Jewellry related Industries
36 Ms. P.W. Rajapaksa Secretary
State Ministry of Skills Development, Vocational Education,
Research and Innovation
37 Dr. Amal Harsha de Silva Secretary
State Ministry of Backward Rural Areas Development and Promotion
of Domestic Animal Husbandry & Minor
Economic Crop Cultivation
38 Major General (Retd.) V.R. Silva SecretaryState Ministry of Prison Management and Prisoners’
Rehabilitation
39 Mr. B.L.A.J. Dharmakeerthi Secretary
State Ministry of Batik, Handloom and Local Apparel Products
40 Ms. K.A.D.R. Nishanthi Jayasinghe Secretary
State Ministry of National Heritage, Performing Arts and
Rural Arts Promotion