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Ministry of Transport

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Services Implemented

  • New registration process was simplified.
  • Online access to the computer network of the Customs Department was acquired to obtain additional Customs information required for new registration of vehicles.
  • Computer programs were modified to print the transfer date and the date of issue of the duplicates on the Vehicle Registration Certificate.
  • A data-base was formed containing the details of Vehicle Registration Certificates and Driving Licenses which could not be delivered.
  • A tender has been called for printing Driving Licenses which have been extended temporarily.
  • Arrangements were made to introduce a new questionnaire for written test to obtain driving licenses.
  • Actions were taken to give a briefing of the Traffic Rules before the practical test for those who come for the driving test.
  • Co-ordination between the Provincial Councils and the Department of Motor Traffic was built up to issue Revenue Licenses based on the computerized data on motor vehicles.
  • Steps were taken to carry out the process of vehicle inspection and issuing weight certificates at the Werahera Office premises.
  • Three District Motor Vehicle inspection Offices were networked with the Head Office.
  • New name boards were installed in each section of the Department for easy identification. A Shramadana Campaign was conducted to clean up all the sections and the Department premises and all unnecessary stationary as well as other waste items were removed.
  • Vehicle Ownership Transferring Sections were established to transfer the ownership of vehicles on the basis of the class of vehicles.
  • Incentives were granted for the officers who contributed to speed up the Vehicle Ownership Transferring process.

Future Actions

  • To install a weighing scale at the Werahera office premises.
  • To network all District Motor Vehicle Inspection Offices which have not yet linked with the Head Office.
  • To introduce attitude development programs and conduct regular training sessions with the view of having a qualitative human resource.
  • Unpleasant working environment has been improved gradually. To arrange a proper program to remove waste in order to make it more pleasant.
  • To establish new divisions such as legal, human resources development, planning and information in order to minimize the weaknesses existing in the organizational structure.
  • To introduce amendments to the Motor Traffic Act to accommodate new developments in the transport sector.

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Commencement of laying of rails tracks..(2017.02.06)

"If railway trade unions support us as a whole harmony without fighting with each
other, we will be able to provide a qualitative as well as pleasent railway service
to public", Mr. Nimal Siripala De Silva, Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation,
stated that at a meeting held on 06.02.2017 evening at the Colombo Railway

Minister expressed these views, when participating the event of extending the
Colombo-Kaluthara double track from Kaluthara to Payagala and releasing the 03 new motor trolleys
purchased to the Railway Department for maintenance purposes.

Secretary of the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation Mr.Nihal Somaweera, General
Manager of Railways Mr.B.A.P.Ariyarathna and others participated in this occasion.

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Publishing a new railway time table...(2017.02.20))

Publishing the new railway time table, prepared according to the new times compiled by the Department of Railways, was taken place in the morning on 20.02.2017 at the auditorium of the Ministry of the Transport and Civil Aviation.

There, the General Manager of Railways stated that actions will be taken to distribute the new time table to Main railway stations enabling to purchase by the General Public from next month onwards as requested by the Ministers.

The first printed copy of the new time table was handed over to the Minister Mr. Nimal Siripala De Silva by the General Manager of Railways Mr. B.A.P.Ariyarathna. Additional Secretaries of the Ministry Mr. Thilakarathna Bandara, Mr. R.M. Rathnayake and Railway Operations Superintendent Mr. Vijaya Samarasinghe also participated in this occasion.

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Assistance of Indonesia for development of transport service in Sri Lanka...(2017.02.23)

Indonesian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. A .M. Facheer stated that Government of Indonesia will extend its’ fullest support for the future development work in Sri Lanka and will assist to uplift the railway service in Sri Lanka in due course.

Deputy Minister discovered this information at the Ministers’ Office in the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation on 23.02.2017 at a meeting with Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva.

Secretary of the Ministry Mr. Nihal Somaweera and a group of officials of the Indonesian embassy were also participated in this occasion.

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300 Teller machines to railway stations for the railway passengers...(2017.02.27)

Signing of Memorandum of Understanding to commence fixing of 300 Peoples Bank teller machines at 100 main railway stations, with the intention of facilitating the daily banking transactions of railway passengers, was taken place at the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation on 27.02.2017 under the patronage of Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva.

General Manager of Railways Mr. B.A.P. Ariyarathna, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager Mr. N. Wasantha Kumar and officials of the Ministry and Peoples Bank participated in this occasion.

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International Trade Aviation Services at Rathmalana Airport

Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation says that International Trade Aviation Services are to be commenced at the Rathmalana Airport.

Preliminary discussions on the commencement of services concerned was held on 07.03.2017 at the Rathmalana Airport Premises between Mr. Nimal Siripala De Silva - Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation and Mr. Musa Sammer – Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Of Maldives.

Ms. Sahiya Sareer – Maldives Ambassador in Sri Lanka, Mr. Abdul Haris – Managing Director of Maldives International Airlines,  Mr. Ahamed Abraham - Chief of Aircraft Operations of Maldives International Airlines , Mr. Saman Ediriweera – Chairman of Airport and Aviation (Sri Lanka) Limited and Mr. Yohan Jayaratne – Executive Director of  Airport and Aviation (Sri Lanka) Limited also took part in the discussions.

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Driver Training Instructors Are Required for Esatblising Driving Schools...

Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva said that producing technically and practically knowledgeable high quality drivers with the help of trained and licensed instructors is his expectation. The Minister expressed these views at the Annual Meeting of Sri Lanka  Driving School Owner’s Association held at the BMICH on 08.03.2017.

This occasion was graced by a large number of people including the Deputy Minister – Mr Ashok Abesinghe and Commissioner of Motor Traffic –  Mr. Jagath Chandrasiri.

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