Our Vision

To be the excellent government institution that helps the life styles of the community in a beneficial way to the society

Our Mission

To provide a service in line with the government policies, uplift the lifestyles of the society through a planned, efficient development process consisting of proper co-ordination of resources and participation of the people

History of Deraniyagala Divisional Secretariat

The Divisional high secretariat of Deraniyagala was established in the private residence at Deraniyagala vidyala mawatha in 1974 as the office of the Divisional Revenue Officers. This office was established in the year 1974 after constructing the present building.The Divisional high secretariat of Deraniyagala was established in the private residence at Deraniyagala vidyala mawatha in 1974 as the office of the Divisional Revenue Officers. This office was established in the year 1974 after constructing the present building.
At that time, the Grama Niladhari division was divided in to nine divisions and Ballahela, Nilwala, Udabage, Nakkawita, Maliboda, Magala, Kosgahakanda, Udapola, Deraniyagala were the Grama Niladhari Divisions. 
At that time there were Divisional Revenue officer, 6 clerks, 1 Rural development officer, 9 Grama Niladhari, 3 Development officers, 2 Colonization officers, 1 Youth service officer, 2 Office work assistants, 1 Watcher and 1 Driver.
In 1974, the Divisional Revenue officer was change to the Assistant Government Agent’s post and by 1980, the special service officers were absorbed into the Grama Niladhari Service and with 14 Grama Niladhari divisions.
By 1989 Cultivation officers and Agricultural extension officers were absorbed into the Grama Niladhari divisions. This division extended to 26 Grama Niladhari divisions. 
During this period all the activities were handled by the Kegalle divisional secretariat and payment of salaries of the officers was carried out by the District Secretariat.
On December 1, 1992 the office was declared as the Deraniyagala Divisional Secretariat with the objective of providing more efficient service to the public on the decisions of the government by the year 1992 under the devolution of power. 
At present, there are 138 staff in all Divisional Secretariat.
 

Divisional Secretaries from 1972

Name From To
W.A. Mithrarathne 1972.07.01 1973.09.30
G.P. Batuwitage 1974.07.22 1979.05.31
J.G.A. Wijedasa 1979.06.01 1990.09.26
G.R.D. Bandara 1990.09.27 1992.08.16
S.M.A. Jayasena 1992.08.17 1994.04.12
H.A.C. Wickramapala 1995.01.01 1995.06.30
L.S. Athawuda 1995.07.03 1997.10.08
V.W. Dhanasena 1998.03.12 2000.07.13
M.S. Edirisinghe 2000.08.23 2005.06.05
S.P. Bandara (Acting) 2005.06.06 2005.10.31
A.W.R. Ariyarathne 2005.11.08 2006.04.03
K.P. Perera 2007.01.05 2007.06.18
R.K. Saman Anura 2007.07.01 2009.12.14
N. Nilwala 2010.01.01 2012.08.08
S.P. Gunawardena 2012.08.09  2018.02.28
I.K.R.S. Bandra Menike 2018.03.06 Up to now

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