The Chief Secretary’s Office, the centre for administration of the institutions of the Southern Provincial Council
ensures the proper discharge of functions by the Provincial Ministries, Departments and Authorities in terms of the powers vested in
the Southern Provincial Council under the thirteenth amendment to the constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka,
coordinates the programmes of those institutions,
develop financial and physical resources and to carry out human resource management and training.
The responsibilities and powers to exercise direct supervisory functions in this centre for administration lies with the Chief Secretary. His Excellency the President appoints Chief Secretary with the consent of the Chief Minister of the Province under section 31 of the Provincial Councils Act No.42 of 1987.
National Productivity Awards 2015 - 2nd Place.