Information Officer :

Mr. W. M. R. Ranjith 

Additional District Secretary

+94 55 222 22 34 / +94 71 94 24 012


What is Right to Information?

With the establishment of republic states, a concept which denotes that the ownership of the state lies with people was evolved. State and the public institutions are maintained by the tax monies of people. Thus, the fundamental principle being established is that the people have the right to know information of which the functions of the state are accomplished using public funds. In order to effectively safeguard the said right to information to be effectively protected, there are three core prerequisites to be concerned with.