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

Tel: +9411 2987860
Fax: +9411 2984099

National training course on “Safe and Secure use of Radiation Sources in Industry and Research”– 24 -28 August 2020


Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council (Council) is planning to conduct the above training course from 24th -28th August, 2020 at the Council. The purpose of this training course is to provide participants with comprehensive knowledge on the regulatory requirements, radiation protection and security of radioactive sources in industry and research.

Licence holders in Industrial and research field are invited to nominate an authorized radiation worker to attend the above training course. The application form and prospectus of this training course are attached herewith for necessary information.

A fee of Rs. 10,500.00 will be charged from each participant to cover the expenses of the training materials, lunch and refreshment.

Duly filled attached applications should be forwarded to the Director General, Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council, 3rd Floor, NCNDT Building, 977/18, Bulugaha Junction, Kelaniya on or before 24th July 2020. The Council will inform the names of participants who are selected within one week after the dead line. Payments should not be made until an official invoice from the Council is received.

Contact Persons

  1. Mr. Prageeth Kadadunna, Course Director (Tel: 011-2987860, 071-8330846, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  2. Mrs. Kaushalya Gamage, Course Coordinator (Tel: 011-2987860, 071-8305749, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Prospectus and Application form can be downloaded here

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Press Release on Extension of Radiation Protection Interim Licenses issued by the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council of Sri Lanka


Under the instructions of Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera, Minister of Power and Energy, the Atomic Energy Regulatory Council of Sri Lanka (Council ) has decided to extend interim licence issued till 31st March 2020 for the use of high active radiation sources up to 31st May 2020 and to extend licences issued till 31st May 2020 to use of X-ray machines and radioactive material up to 30th June 2020 to provide relief to its license holders due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

The Regulatory Council has been able to continue providing radiation protection and regulatory services to its clients under the advice and guidance of the Hon. Minister despite the COVID-19 quarantine curfew. In addition, the staff of the regulatory body has been able to maintaining many essential services without any hassle such as granting approvals for imported radioactive material to treat cancer patients, approvals for X -ray room plans for installation of CT scans for IDH hospital, Angoda and Iranavila COVID-19 hospital . The Council also has issued regulatory approvals to release imported milk food to market based on laboratory certificates of milk food samples tested for radioactivity.

The Council has already made all arrangements to re-open the Council office for customers and public from Monday the May 11th 2020 on all working days from 10 am to 3.00 pm subject to the guidance issued by the government to control COVID-19 virus.


Dr. D.M.S.Dissanayake,

Chairman,

Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council


IAEA Expert Mission to Sri Lanka to review the draft Safety Regulations of the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council


Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council (Council) has received one week expert mission under the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) TC Project SRL 09/089 to review the draft regulations on “Radiation Protection and Safety of Radiation Sources”.

Dr. Mamdouh Yassin Osman, Director of Planning, Policy and Technical Cooperation Directorate of Sudan Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority has attended this expert mission. During the mission period of 20th – 24th January 2020, Dr. Osman had several discussions with senior officials of the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council to review the draft regulations prepared by the Council and finalized the review of the draft in complying with the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Act No. 40 of 2014 and IAEA safety requirements.