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About Us

The Central Environmental Authority (CEA) was established on 12th August 1981, under the provision of the National Environmental Act No:47 of 1980. The Ministry of Environment which was established in December 2001 has the overall responsibility in the affairs of the CEA with the objective of integrating environmental considerations into the development process of the country. The CEA was given wider regulatory powers under the National Environment (Amendment) Acts No:56 of 1988 and No:53 of 2000.

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Objectives

  • Protect, manage and enhance the environment

  • Regulate, maintain and control the quality of the environment

  • Prevent, abate and control pollution

 

Board of Directors

Central Environmental Authority(Chairman)

Central Environmental Authority
104, Denzil Kobbekaduwa Mawatha,
Battaramulla,
Sri Lanka

Telephone : 011-2872348/2872361

 Dr. I Dissanayake 

No. 380/95,
Sarana Road,
Bauddhaloka Mawatha,
Colombo 07.

Telephone

Prof. (Mrs.) Hemanthi Ranasinghe

Professor in Forestry & Envtl. Science
Chartered Environmentalist
Dean/Faculty of Graduates Studies
University of Sri Jayawardenapura

Telephone :

Mr. R. Semasinghe - Member

Additional Secretary (Treasury Representative)
Ministry of Finance
The Secretariat,
Colombo 01

Telephone :

 Secretary to the Authority 

Mr. P.B. Hemantha Jayasinghe

Director Genaral 
Central Environmental Authority
104, Denzil Kobbekaduwa Mawatha, 
Battaramulla,
Sri Lanka

Telephone :011-2872359

 

Last Updated on Friday, 14 September 2018 06:54

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Dengue Prevention Program-2018 Considering the risk of the rising trend in dengue fever... Read more
Service Appreciation 2018 In conjunction with the celebrations of the New Year... Read more
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Appointed as New Chairman of the CEA - Mr. A J M Muzammil Mr. A J M Muzammil has been appointed as the new Chairman... Read more
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Awareness program for Principals in Puttlam District The Puttlam District office of the CEA organized an... Read more
ReEB waste project concluded with extraordinary success. Final seminar of the ReEB project was held at the CEA on... Read more