No. 977/18, Kandy Road, Bulugaha Junction,
Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Tel: +9411 2987860
Fax: +9411 2984099

Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council was established on the 1st of January 2015 under the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Act No. 40 of 2014 (Act) and functions under the Ministry of Power & Energy. As per the provisions of the Act, the Regulatory Council has the responsibility for regulation of practices involving ionizing radiation, conducting activities for nuclear or radiological emergency management and ensuring the safety & security of radiation sources and taking action to ensure the obligations of Sri Lanka under the international conventions on nuclear safety, non proliferation and safeguards that are signed by Sri Lanka.

Our Operations

Licencing & Approvals

Regulatory Inspections

Emergency Preparedness

Trainings & Awareness

Honourable Minister

Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council functions under the Ministry of Power & Energy and Minister in charge of the subject of Atomic Energy is Honourable Mahinda Amaraweera. He was the former Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development for the period of 2015-2019

Secretary to the Ministry of Power & Energy

Ms. Wasantha Perera is the Secretary of Ministry of Power & Energy. Prior to this she has served as the Secretary to the Ministries of Health and Science, Technology & Vocational Training. She is an officer of Sri Lanka Administrative Service (SLAS). Having worked in many different disciplines she has served in key positions in the Ministries of Finance, Defense and Foreign Affairs.


Dr. D.M.S. Dissanayake has been appointed as the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council with effect from 6th January,2020. Dr. Dissanayake has served as the Director General of Mahaweli Development Authority, Director General of National Transport Commission, Director of Human and Institutional Development of Mahaweli Development Authority and the Deputy Director of Sri Lanka Institute of Local Governance.

Dr. Dissanayake has obtained his First degree, Master degree and Ph.D at the University of Kelaniya.

Director General

Mr. H.L.Anil Ranjith, was appointed as the first Director General of the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council on 3rd November, 2015.He has obtained his first degree in BSc (Physical Science) with an honour in 1985 from the University of Colombo and an MSc degree in Nuclear Science in 1996 from the University of more