Annual Reports

Procedure to be followed to access information

Act : Right to Information Act No. 12 of 2016
Orders : Gazette Extra Ordinary No. 2004/66 dated 3rd February 2017
Public Authority : Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration
Act and orders : Can be downloaded from

Procedure to be followed to access information: [Download - Internal RTI Instructions of SLIDA]

Request for information can be made to the Information Officer mentioned in the Act using application No. RTI1 in order to obtain information in relation to the Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration under the above Act. Submission of this application is not compulsory.


Right to Information Commission


Right to Information Commission

Room No 203-204,

BMICH,Bauddhaloka Mawatha,Colombo 07

Phone : 011 2691625/ 011 2691007 Fax : 011 2691625



Information Officer:


Mrs. LasanthieWimalasurendra, Administrative Officer (Acting),
Right to Information Commission
TeleFax: 011 2691625,E-mail -




Designated Officer :


Mr. S.R.W.M.R.P Sathkumara, Director General(Acting),
Right to Information Commission
TeleFax: 011 2691007, Email-

Chairman and Commissioners-2021, RTI Commission

Justice UpaliAbeyratne (Rtd.)


Justice Rohini Walgama (Rtd.)


Attorney-at-Law Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena 


Attorney-at-Law Jagath Liyanaarachchi




  1. Submit application No. RTI1, letter or make a verbal request to the Information Officer for obtaining necessary information and obtain an acknowledgement
  2. You will be informed as expeditiously as possible and in any case within fourteen(14) days whether the information requested by you can/ cannot be provided
  3. In case when it is decided to issue the information requested, you will be informed the charges determined by the Commission, if such charge should be paid. You will be provided with the information requested within fourteen days on payment of a prescribed charge, if it is necessary or free of charge
  4. In case where it is difficult to provide information requested within fourteen days, after paying the prescribed charges, the Information Officer will provide you the information requested within an additional period not exceeding 21 days informing the reasons for the extension of the time frame
  5. Where the request for information concerns the life and personal liberty of the citizen, the response to it shall be made within forty-eight hours of the receipt of the request
  6. If you are not satisfied regarding the following responses you receive for your request for information, kindly note to submit an appeal to the following officer within fourteen(14) days
    1. refusing a request made for information
    2. refusing access to the information on the ground that such information is exempted from being granted under section 5
    3. non- compliance with time frames specified by this Act
    4. granting of incomplete, misleading or false information
    5. charging an excessive fees
    6. the refusal of the information officer to provide information in the form requested
    7. the citizen requesting having reasonable grounds to believe that information has been deformed, destroyed or misplaced to prevent such citizen from having access to the information


Name : Dr. P.G.D. Pradeepa Serasinghe Post : Director General Address : Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration, No: 28/10, Malalasekara Mawatha, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka. Contact numbers : +94-11-5980200, 11-5980200 (Ext - 120) Fax : +94-11-2584406, +94-11-2584406 E-mail :
Officer Name Division Telephone Number Email
Mr. Prasad Piyasena Additional Director General (Admin and Finance) +94-11-5980200, 11-5980200 (Ext : 222)
Mr. A.V. Janadara Additional Director General (School of Postgraduate Studies) - Covering 011-5980245
Mrs. R.A.S.P.Ranaweera Registrar - Programme Management 011-5980243 Fax: 011-5898502
Mr.V.Aniruthan Director - Admin 011-5980205 Fax:011-2553806 ????
Mr.Kapila Alwis Director - Finance) 011-5980211
Ms.DGCS Niroshini Asst. Director - Exam 011-5980252, Fax : 011-5980236
Mr.N.M.S.A.Bandara Consultant (Centre for ICT) 011-5980277

Responsibility towards SLIDA as an Information Officer according to Act No. 12 of 2016 has handed over to following officer.



Subject area


Dr. (Mrs)  SepaliSudasinghe



Mrs. R.A.S.P. Ranaweera

Programme Management


Mr. Y. Aniruthanan



Mr. W.A.K.S. De Alwis

Finance and Accounts


Mr. N.M.S.A. Bandara

Information Technology


Mrs. D.G.S.C. Niroshini





According to 10th sentence of Act No. 12 of 2016 of Right to know Information

  • Total requests of RTIs during the year  - 01
  • Total rejected Information during the year  - 01
  • Total fee collected during the year -  Nil
  • Total rejected requests under 5th sentence - 01
  • Total Number of supplied information under provisions of commission  - 01
  • Suggestions to improve the transparency of the existing system - Nil
  • Communicating information, No. of appeals due to rejection - 01

  1. Right to Information Act

  2. Regulations promulgated under the Right to Information Act