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Overview

Vision

Sri Lanka ; To be the country with the premier People Centered Transport System in the Region.

Mission

"To use State of Art technology to implement, develop, and sustain world class transport infrastructure and services to enhance living standard of the people"

 

Duties and Function

  • Formulation of policies, programmers and projects, monitoring and evaluation in regard to the subject of transport and those subjects that come under the Department of Sri Lanka Railways, Sri Lanka Central Transport Board, National Transport Medical Institute, Department of Motor Traffic, National Transport Commission, Civil Aviation Authority, Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd.
  • Take necessary measures to ensure efficient operation of integrated passenger and freight rail transport services by adoption of new technology, development of railway infrastructure, and provision of railway services.
  • Provision of passenger ferry services.
  • Provision of a safe and reliable passenger transport service.
  • Introduction of an environmental friendly transport system.
  • Regulation of private passenger transport services.
  • All matters including acquisition of land relating to construction of new railways, and development of infrastructure facilities.
  • Registration and licensing of motor vehicles.
  • Issuance of driving licences.
  • Regulation and issuance of guidelines and laws relating to motor traffic.
  • Conduct development and regulatory functions of airports
  • Regulation of progress, levy of charges and quality of delivery of services by airports.
  • Activities, including entry into agreements with other countries for expansion of international air services.
  • Promotion and execution of regulatory functions in relation to use of airports in Sri Lanka by foreign countries.
  • Supervision and regulation of private air services.
  • Registration of aircrafts.
  • Matters relating to all other subjects assigned to Department of Sri Lanka Railways, Sri Lanka Central Transport Board, National Transport Medical Institute, Department of Motor Traffic, National Transport Commission, Civil Aviation Authority, Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd.
  • Supervision of the Department of Sri Lanka Railways, Sri Lanka Central Transport Board, National Transport Medical Institute, Department of Motor Traffic, National Transport Commission, Civil Aviation Authority, Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd.




 

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