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Chief Secretary’s Office - Southern Province

Chief Secretary’s Office in Southern Provincial Council is located in the Galle town, the capital of the Southern Province. A  The district of Galle which consists of attractive beaches, Sinharaja Tropical rain forest being a world heritage, ramparts remaining as the ruins of colonization and the Galle port on the sea route connecting the Western and the Eastern countries.

The Chief Secretary’s Office, the centre for administration of the institutions of the Southern Provincial Council ensures the proper discharge of functions by the Provincial Ministries, Departments and Authorities in terms of the powers vested in the Southern Provincial Council under the thirteenth amendment to the constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, coordinates the programmes of those institutions, develop financial and physical resources and to carry out human resource management and training.

The responsibilities and powers to exercise direct supervisory functions in this centre for administration lies with the Chief Secretary.  His Excellency the President appoints Chief Secretary with the consent of the Chief Minister of the Province under section 31 of the Provincial Councils Act No.42 of 1987. 


National Productivity Awards 2015 - 2nd Place 

  • Chief Secretary's Office of the Southern Provincial Council has awarded with the 2nd place in Ministries and Chief Secretary Office sectorfor the year 2015.
  • The Chief Secretariat, Southern Province has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 Certificate of conformity for providing all Administrative and Management activities related to the Administration, Establishment, Personal Development, Training, Accounts & Payment, Budget, Finance, Legal, Supplies, and Statistics of Southern Provincial Council Organizations.

Our Vision

To make the South a prosperous province using good governance & Strategic Management.

Our Mission

To uplift the living standard of the people of the southern province by using and managing Human, Financial and Physical resources in a Planned manner and there by contributing to the National development.