Administration

Main Objective

Assisting the higher management of the Ministry to achieve excellent performance by contributing to internal administrative process in accomplishment of the mission of the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media.

Main Hierarchy ( Designation, Contact Numbers )

Mr. S.R.W.M.R.P. Sathkumara

Mr. S.R.W.M.R.P. Sathkumara

Additional Secretary (Admin)

011-2513 398

011-2512 346

adsecadmin@media.gov.lk

Mr. Lakshan De Soysa

Mr. Lakshan De Soysa

Senior Assistant Secretary (Admin)

011-2514 631

011-2513 462

sasadmin@media.gov.lk

Assistant Secretary (Admin)

011-2512 524

011-2513 470

asadmin@media.gov.lk

Mrs. I.D. Witharana

Mrs. I.D. Witharana

Administrative Officer

D.P.U. Welarathna

D.P.U. Welarathna

Legal Officer

011-251 3468

011-251 3468

legaloff@media.gov.lk

Mrs. P.D. Diyamanthi

Mrs. P.D. Diyamanthi

Translator - Class I

011-2514 631

011-2513 462

trans.en.sin.2019@gmail.com

Development & Planning

Objectives

Facilitation of plans, proposals, projects and programmes in implementing national policies to create an excellent media culture in Sri Lanka, directing and organizing such activities creatively and innovatively while maintaining close contact with local and foreign state and private institutions.

Main Hierarchy ( Designation, Contact Numbers )

Mr. H.Hewage

Mr. H.Hewage

Additional Secretary (D/P)

011-2513 943

011-2512 343

adsecdev@media.gov.lk

Director (Development)

011-2513 470

011-2513 470

dirdev@media.gov.lk

Miss.W.A.P. Wellappuli

Miss.W.A.P. Wellappuli

Director (Planning)

011-2513 470

011-2514 351

dirplan@media.gov.lk

Mrs. M.C.S. Devasurendra

Mrs. M.C.S. Devasurendra

Assistant Director (Planning)

011-2513 466

011-2513 466

adplan@media.gov.lk

Assistant Secretary (Development)

011-2513 451

011-2513 462

asdev@media.gov.lk

Finance

Main Objective

Maintenance of a transparent and prudent financial management within the Mass Media Division in creating a better media culture in the country.

Main Hierarchy ( Designation, Contact Numbers )

 Mr. S.A.N.R. Subhasingha

Mr. S.A.N.R. Subhasingha

Chief Accountant

011-2513 464

011-2513 437

ca@media.gov.lk

Miss. B.R.Ranasingha

Miss. B.R.Ranasingha

Accountant

011-2513 442

011-2513 442

acc@media.gov.lk

Internal Audit

Main Function
  • Contributing to the internal financial control of the Ministry and its affiliated institutions and thereby conducting a continuous survey and an independent evaluation on the regularity and quantity of internal inspections utilized to reveal and prevent financial irregularities and frauds of the institutions.

  • Assisting the Accounting Officer and the progress review committee to evaluate the progress achieved in planning and implementation of development projects or programmes.  

  • Facilitating the Head of the Ministry and the progress review committee.

Main Hierarchy ( Designation, Contact Numbers )

Mrs R. Manamperi

Mrs R. Manamperi

Chief Internal Auditor

011-2513 497

011-2513 497

cia@media.gov.lk

Media Unit

Main Objective
  1. Raising public awareness on programmes related to state policies implemented at national level and the role of the institutions affiliated to the Ministry.

  2. Facilitating to upgrade professionalism of journalists

Main Hierarchy ( Designation, Contact Numbers )

Mr. K. P. Jayantha

Mr. K. P. Jayantha

Director (Media)

011-2513 469

011-2513 469

0773-996 320

dirmedia@media.gov.lk

RTI Division

Mr. Lakshan De Soysa

Mr. Lakshan De Soysa

Senior Assistant Secretary ( RTI)

011-2513 398

011-2512 346

Mr. M.P. Bandara

Mr. M.P. Bandara

Ass. Secretary (Admin)

011-2512 524

011-2513 470

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