Our Vision

A division that is having a peaceful, happy and satisfied community.

Our Mission

Our mission is to operate and coordinate resources, institutes in an effective manner to accomplish the public requirements efficiently, fairly, convincingly and amiably to assure a sustainable development process in the division.Our mission is to operate and coordinate resources, institutes in an effective manner to accomplish the public requirements efficiently, fairly, convincingly and amiably to assure a sustainable development process in the division.

History of Welikanda Divisional Secretariat

Right bank area of Mahaweli River located in Polonnaruwa district in North Central Province is the territory of Dimbulagala/Welikanda divisional secretary divisions. Prior to 1988, the area concerned was named as Egodapattuwa and it was in the territory of Thamankaduwa Assistant Government Agent division. However after 01st January 1988 a separate administrative body namely Dimbulagala Assistant Government Agent division was established and it was named as Dimbulagala divisional secretary division in 1990 and there were 80 Grama Niladhari wards. Thereafter on 24th June 2000 Welikanda divisional secretary division was established as a separate administrative area with 30 Grama Niladhari wards and it is functioning at present as well.Right bank area of Mahaweli River located in Polonnaruwa district in North Central Province is the territory of Dimbulagala/Welikanda divisional secretary divisions. Prior to 1988, the area concerned was named as Egodapattuwa and it was in the territory of Thamankaduwa Assistant Government Agent division. However after 01st January 1988 a separate administrative body namely Dimbulagala Assistant Government Agent division was established and it was named as Dimbulagala divisional secretary division in 1990 and there were 80 Grama Niladhari wards. Thereafter on 24th June 2000 Welikanda divisional secretary division was established as a separate administrative area with 30 Grama Niladhari wards and it is functioning at present as well.
By 2008, Welikanda divisional secretary division was slightly threatened attacks and considered as a very difficult area. The area concerned is consist of 29 Grama Niladhari wards of Mahaweli “B” zone and there are 45 small villages.
Welikanda divisional secretary division is being bounded to Maduru Oya and Batticaloa district boundary by East and Dimbulagala divisional secretary division boundary by South and Mahaweli river and Lankapura divisional secretary division by West and Trincomalee district boundary by North and 18.873 Hec in total land extent.
The agricultural area concerned has been broadened by settling farming families selected from various districts of Sri Lanka and by 1989 there were 9011 farming families and by now it has been increased up to 10907. Total population in the divisional secretary division is 39017.

Geological Site
Welikanda divisional secretary division is being bounded to Trincomalee district by North , Dimbulagala divisional secretary division by South , Batticaloa district by East and Lankapura divisional secretary division by North and the total land extent is 548 square kilometres (18.873 Hec)
Welikanda Divisional Secretariat , Welikanda
 

Name list of previously served and presently serving as Assistant Government Agent and Divisional Secretaries are as follows.

Order

No

Name From To
01 Mr.N.P.M.P.Weligammanna 2000.06.05 2000.09.25
02 Mr.K.S.T.Sarath Premachandra 2000.09.29 2005.08.30
03 Mrs.A.A.G.Hunupolagama 2005.08.31 2006.07.06
04 Mr.M.A.Weerasingha 2006.07.07 2007.04.10
05 Mrs.A.A.G.Hunupolagama 2007.04.11 2008.03.11
06 Mr.D.K.Anura Premalaal 2008.03.12 2012.09.20
07 Mr.D.L.K.Priyawangse 2012.09.20 2013.07.03
08 Mr.H.S.K.J.Bandara 2013.07.04 2018.09.18
09 Mrs.M.M.Hairun Nisha 2018.09.19  


 

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