Conducting safety and security inspections of licenced facilities.  250 facilities are inspected annually.

   Assisting facilities with category 1 and category 2 radioactive sources to establish security measures to ensure physical protection of the radioactive sources

   Taking legal measures for violations of the laws and regulations

   Implementation of a National Radiological Emergency Response plan in collaboration with the National Disaster Management Centre.

   Implementation of the national policy on radioactive waste management

   Meeting the national obligations with regard to international conventions Sri Lanka has entered into regarding nuclear safety, security and safeguards.

   Functioning as the national contact point for IAEA programmes on nuclear safety and security

   Conducting seminars and training programmes for radiation protection officers and other personnel

   Providing information to the public