People

Professor A. Navaratnerajah
Chairman
E Mail : chairman@nara.ac.lk,
anavaloga22@gmail.com
Tele : +94-11- 2521881, +94-77-7739261
Fax : +94-11- 2521881

Dr. H.M.P. Kithsiri
Director General
E Mail : palikithsiri@nara.ac.lk,
palihikkaduwa@gmail.com

Tele : +94-11- 2529754
Fax : +94-11- 2529754

Dr. Geevika J Ganegama Arachchi
Acting Deputy Director General (Research & Development)

E-mail :janadari1@yahoo.com
Tele : +94 11-3131344

Heads of Divisions

Name Division Contact Information  
Dr. H.S.S.K.Haputhantri Head/ Marine Biological Resources Division sisirahaputhantri@yahoo.com
Tele: +94-11-2521914
Dr. P.P.M Heenatigala Head / Inland Aquatic Resources and Aquaculture Division prajani@nara.ac.lk
Tele: +94-11-2521005
Mr.K.H.M.L. Amaralal Head / Socio Ecomomics & Marketing Research Division lalith@nara.ac.lk
Tele: +94-11-2529718
Dr.W.N.C. Priyadarshan Head (Acting)/ Fishing Technology Division nilanthi_priyadarshani@yahoo.com
Tele: +94-11-2529737
Mrs.K.W.S.Weerasekara Head / Environmental Studies Division shyamalikaww@nara.ac.lk
Tele: +94-11-2521009
Dr.K.W.S.Ariyawansa Head / Institute of Post Harvest Technology sariyawansa@hotmail.com
Tele: +94-11-2529715
Dr.K Arulananthan Head / National Institute of Oceanography Marine Sciences arul@nara.ac.lk
Tele: +94-11-2521008
Mr. A.B.A.K. Gunaratne Director / Monitoring and Evaluation ajith@nara.ac.lk
Tele: +94-11-2529581
Dr. Geevika J Ganegama Arachchi Head / Technology Transfer Division E-mail :janadari1@yahoo.com
Tele : +94 11-3131344
Mr.S.R.C.Ranaweera Head/ National Hydrographic Office roshanccom@gmail.com
Tele: +94-11-2521705
Mr. R.D.P.P.Ranasinghe Director /Administration Division directoradmin@nara.ac.lk,
humanresourcenara@gmail.com
Tele: +94-11-2524430
Mr.N.S.Hewagama Director / Finance Division directorfinance@nara.ac.lk, nishanthashewagamage@gmail.com
Tele: +94-11-2521383
Mr.S.K.S. Liyanarachchi Director / Service & Operation Division saman@nara.ac.lk
Tele : +94-11-2529737
Ms.B.G.Sunethra Kariyawasam Chief Librarian bgskariyawasam@nara.ac.lk
Tele: +94-11-2521633
Ms. Udayangani Secretary to the Governing Board and Legal Officer udayangani.malika76@gmail.com
Tele: +94-11-2529716
Ms.I Gamage Internal Auditor
(Acting)
Mr. D.V.S.P.Bandara Extension Officer Tele: +94-11-2529734

Members of the Governing Board

Name Address Contact
Hon Minster appointed Members
Prof. A. Navaratnerajah Chairman,
National Aquatic Resources Research & Development Agency,
Crow Island,
Mattakkuliya,
Colombo 15.
E-mail :anavaloga22@gmail.com,
chairman@nara.ac.lk
Tele : +94-77-7739261,
+94-77-8773009
Mr. Selvendran Salivan de Marian No. 17/2, Uyarappulam, Anaikoddai, Jaffna. Email : salivan82@yahoo.com
Tele : +94-77-2622357
Mr. Gizal Chinthana de Silva No. 273, Stanley Road, Jaffna

E-mail : chinthandesilva@gmail.com
Tele : +94-77-1603333
Ms.Gowri Indrarathne No. 06, Gauder place, Sri Saranankara Road, Dehiwala gowriein@gmail.com
Tele : +94-77-7871673
Dr. Asha De Vos
Dr. K.H.M Ashoka Deepananda Head & Professor in Fisheries and Aquaculture,
Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture,
Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology,
University of Ruhuna,
Matara 81000,
Sri Lanka.

Residence: No.07, Jayamahavihara Road, Nupe, Matara.

E-mail : ashoka@fish.ruh.ac.lk, ashoka.dkhm@gmail.com
Tele : +94-71-8613477
+94-71 -8613477
Dr. W.A.D.V. Weerathilake No.139,05th Lane New Town, Giriulla. E-mail : dammikakandy@yahoo.com
Tel : +94-77-9 894 142
Dr. N.S.J. Nawarathne No 665/2B
Pannipitiya Road
Talawathugoda
dg@nie.edu.lk
Ex-Officio Members
Dr. H.M.P. Kithsiri Director General,
National Aquatic Resources Research & Development Agency,
Crow Island,
Mattakkuliya,
Colombo 15.
E Mail : palikithsiri@nara.ac.lk
Tele : +94-11- 2521932, +94-11-2520638,
+94 11-3131344, +94-71-8442728
Fax : +94-11- 2521932
Mr. T.A.C.N. Thalangama Additional Secretary Ministry of Ornamental Fish, Inland Fish and Prawn Farming, Fishery Harbour Development, Multiday Fishing Activities and Fish Exports
New Secretariat, Maligawatta,
Colombo 10.
Email :namalthalangama@live.com.sg
Tele :+94-71-5313780
Ms. K.D.A. Munasinghe, Additional Director General,
Department of Project Management & Monitoring,
Ministry of Finance, Economy and Policy Development,
The Secretariat,
Colombo – 01
Email : anoja123@yahoo.com
Tele : +94-71-5334520
Rear Admiral Y.N. Jayarathne Director General Operations
Naval Headquarters,
Colombo,
Sri Lanka
Telephone : +94 11 7190000
+94 -11-2421151
+94-77-5110874
ynjayarathna@gmail.com
Mr. S..J. Kahawatta,
Director General
Director General
Department of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources Development ,Maligawatta Sec,
Colombo 10
E-mail sjksusantha@yahoo.com
Tele : +94-11-2 421 956, +94-70-2104455
Fax : +94-112 449 170
Mr.W.T.M.S.B. Tennakoon Surveyor General,
Survey Department of Sri Lanka ,
150, Kirula Road,
Narahenpita,
Colombo, 05.

Tele:+94-11-2368569
sg@survey.gov.lk

Ms. K.N. Kumari Somaratne Additional Secretary (Development),
Ministry of Ports & Shipping,
No. 19, Chaithya Road,
Colombo 01.
Email :knksomaratna@yahoo.com
Tele:+94-714-491188
Mr. M.M.G.K. Meegahakotuwa Director General
State Ministry of Development Vocational Educational Research and innovation
3rd Floor, Sethsiripaya Stage I,
Battaramulla,
Sri Lanka
Email: kumari5meegahakotuwa@yahoo.com
Tele:+94-71-8570578