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General Management & HRD division


The General Management division of the SLILG was set up to enhance the managerial capabilities of the elected members and the staff of the provincial councils and the local government institutions in Sri Lanka. The institutional strengthening programs being implemented under this division especially focus on the contemporary capacity building needs of the PCs and LA’s. Priority is given to raising the general awareness on devolution and governance issues among political leaders, government officials and civil society. In addition to the national level programs, customized programs too are to be introduced in future.

The Training Plan  are  formulated after scrutinizing the best practices in local governance in the country as well as in the region. Especially the present situation and the existing capacity levels in the provincial councils and local authorities are taken into account in preparing  training programs.


  • Improve managerial capabilities of elected members and officials of Provincial councils and Local Authorities.
  • Strengthen the capacity of elected members and officials of PCs and LAs to improve their performance in their role to provide customer service delivery to the community.

  • Develop private public partnership through which the barriers for development in sub national level, are eliminated.
  • Improve the institutional productivity, quality and service delivery to achieve customer satisfaction.