The Survey Department of Sri Lanka is the National Surveying and Mapping Organisation and also the national focal point of GIS and Remote Sensing with representation in the Global Mapping Project organised by the International Steering Committee for Global Mapping. (ISCGM)
The Survey Department is the oldest Government Department in Sri Lanka established on 2nd August 1800.It serves silently but proudly in all major national development schemes as pioneers who step-in first to the sites.
Our strength is the technically qualified and dedicated personnel in Surveying and Mapping allied fields exceeding 5000 in number under the leadership of the Surveyor General who is the head of Surveying and Mapping profession and there by legally appionted as the chair person of Sri Lanka Land Survey Council. (Tuesday, 07 June 2011 03:18)
A Ceremony to be organized to celebrate Inception date of Survey Department with the participation of land and land development Minister Hon.Janaka Bandara Tennakoon on 2012.08.02 at Surveyor General‘s office,Colombo-05