Our Vision

"Pioneer in public customer service"

Our Mission

Lead Gampaha District to a sustainable development in line with the government policies, through effective resource management and efficient management structure

Our Role

Construct a populist public service blooming the aspirations and expectations of the people in divisional and rural level in line with government policies through better management.
 
 
Gampaha

Under Section 3 of District Administration Act, Gampaha District area was advertised as a new district by the gazette notice on 7th September 1978. This is the administrative area separated by having re-divided the Colombo District. This District where the District Secretariat being held in Agra Building in Bendiyamulla area in Gampaha and being the Centre of this district area is situated as square land with 45 km length and 45km width, and bounded by Ma-Oya (boundary of Kurunegala and Puttalam District) in North, 100-200 meters height mountain ranges and valleys (boundary of Kegalle District) lying in East, Kelani river (Boundary of Colombo District) in South, and Indian Ocean in West.

Gampaha District consists of five Korale’s named as East Siyane Korale, West Siyane Korale, Aluthkuru Korale, South Aluthkuru Korale and Hapitigam Korale. The Place name, Gampaha has been published after combining the villages, Medagama, Ihalagama, Pahalagama. Henarathgoda, and Aluthgama . Gampaha District bears unique place in educational , Political and cultural fields. Gampaha District is significant as it is closed to the capital and Face to the international Harbor. And also it bears special importance in infrastructure like telephones, electricity power and also trains and highways, The International Airport and Free Trade Zones monitoring the production based industries.

Administrative District of Gampaha bears the area in extent of 1387 square kilometers (139,140 hectares) and twice larger than the area of Colombo District. Gampaha District is covered 38% of total area of lands in western Province and 2.1% of area of lands in Sri Lanka. Area of this District is situated in between 6°54”5 and 7°20’00” North Latitude and in between 79°4’75 and 80°13’ East longitude.

Gampaha District, is an area, where there is minimum temperature of 21.6 °C and maximum temperature of 37°C and average rain-fall of about 1’750 millimeters (that of Henarathgoda becomes about 2,477millimeters) with hot wet zonal climate. Rain fall creates during the periods of inter monsoon and south west monsoon. During the period in January to April, dry-climate exists all over the district.

Kadolana forests can be seen in closure to the marshy lands and the forests area having wet zonal fauna and flora characters on the condition of hot wet climate.

Boundaries of the Gampaha District

  • North   :  Ma Oya
  • East     :  A line drawn across Methirigala Mountain (a border of kegall district)
  • South   :  Kelani River
  • West    :  Indian Ocean

Climate

Gampaha District, is an area, where there is minimum temperature of 21.6 °C and maximum temperature of 37°C and average rain-fall of about 1’750 millimeters (that of Henarathgoda becomes about 2,477millimeters) with hot wet zonal climate. Rain fall creates during the periods of inter monsoon and south west monsoon. During the period in January to April, dry-climate exists all over the district.

Name List of The Government Agent's

No. Name From To
1 Mr. Sisil Amarasinghe  1978.09.07 1980.01.07
2 Mr. Simsan Wijerathna  1980.11.01 1982.01.07
3 Mr. Bregadear Justes Rodrigo.V.S.V  1982.02.06 1986.10.21
4 Mr. M.S.De Silva 1986.10.29 1990.09.04
5 Mr. S.H.M.Chandrasena 1990.09.04 1995.10.06
6 Mr. T.Hapangama 199510.06 2001.02.28
7 Mr. V.K.Ruparathne 2001.08.15 2008.10.29
8 Mr. P.A.Abesekara 2008.12.03 2010.05.11
9 Mr. J.J.Rathnasiri 2010.05.21 2015.03.29
10 Mr. Sunil Jayalath 2015.03.30