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 Ministry of Power. 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

Minister of Power

Hon. Kanchana Wijesekara

Secretary to the Ministry of Power

Mr. M.P.D.U.K. Mapa Pathirana


Mr. Sydney Gajanayake has been appointed as the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council with effect from 6th September,2021. Mr. Gajanayake has obtained his first degree in B.Com (Special) from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, M.Sc. degree in Information Technology from the University of Keele,UK and currently reading for a PhD.

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