Our Vision...

"To be the excellent government institution that helps the life styles of the community in a beneficial way to the society..."

Our Mission...

"Maintaining the services of the Government in a reasonable manner without delay and providing close coordination with government and non-government agencies to achieve sustainable and accelerated development in the country and an organization dedicated to them..."

Quality Management Policy...

Pitabeddara Divisional Secretariat is committed to provide a maximum satisfaction for their clents through 40 Grama Niladari Divisions  and  to satisfy and provide an efficient public service to the public who directly come to the Divisional Secretariat Office.

Actions that are taken to fulfill this;

  • To enhance the effectiveness of the quality management system by supervising all the services, measuring and improving those continuously.
  • To provide a productive service effectively and efficiently.
  • To work according to the legal and statutory requirements.
  • To manage the divisional secretariat with the social responsibility.
  • To work according to the requirements I.S.O. 9001: 2008 quality management system.

Historical Background...

The Pitabeddara Divisional Secretariat is situated in Deniyaya Electoral Division in the Southern area of Morawak Koralaya was belonged to the  Kotapola Divisional Secretariat Division in the Southern area of Morawak Koralaya until 1989. Pitabeddara Divisional Secretariat was established on 29th September 1989, as a sub office which belonged to the Kotapola Divisional Secretariat under the supervision of an acting government agent. After that it was upgraded as the Pitabeddara Divisional Secretariat on 1st of April 1998. There were 14 divisions at the beginning of this Divisional Secretariat and it was expanded up to 40 divisions and the area of this is 146.79km2 Now these 40 Grama Niladari Divisions are divided into three Samurdhi Zones in Pitabeddara, Weliwa and Dangala.

Elamaldeniya Ancient Historical Temple which was made by King Saddhatissa in 415 CE and Ruwankanda Temple which was built by King Walagamba are valuable historical temples belong to this division. Atuela Bridge is made up of black rocks archades can be seen in Galle-Deniyaya route is considered as a historical valuable place in construction division. Kalubovitiyana Rock and Etamala Ella too situated in this area and it has become a major attraction of local people and foreigners as well.

According to the folklore, Pitabeddara was named as Murukkandolahena. There were not any settlement and that was covered with a forest and it was named as "bedda". Later it was named as "Pitabeddara".

The Pitabeddara Divisional Secretariat was awarded as the best Divisional Secretariat in 2006 in Sri Lanka. It has proven that this Divisional Secretariat has provided a good public service among 16 Divisional Secretariats in Matara District.

Physical Background and Environmental Structure...

This divisional secretariat is situated between the middle plains and the Northern Mountain area above 25ft – 1500ft from the sea level. Also a mountain range which is gradually increased its height from South to West and it spreads from South West to North West is situated in this area.

Sinharaja is situated in North and the River Nilwala origins from Gongala Range make the nature beauty and it fulfills the needs of people and the environment as well. Urubokuaara, Milla Ela, Atakaala Ela and Hulandawa Ela are the water resources that combined at Pitabeddara area, feed the River Nilwala. There can be seen a temperate climate in Pitabeddara and its annual rainfall  is 2500mm - 3000mm. Most of the time there can be seen a rainy climate throughout the year due to the rain falls during  North East, South West and Intermediate Monsoons.

Average annual temperature is 23.7C0. There is a distribution of trees and creepers which inherent to the down country wet zone because of this climate.

Land Consumption...

Tea is cultivated in the highlands of this division. It is the main income of the villagers. In addition to that there are cinnamon cultivation and paddy cultivation in the plain area. Galle – Deniyaya ( A-17)  main route which runs from South to North; Pasgoda route which runs across Akuressa to Siyambalagoda; Morawaka – Neluwa Route are the major routes of transportation. There are difficulties in transportation in remote by-ways yet.  Villagers fulfill their day today necessities from Pitabeddara and Morawaka Towns.

So far, the Heads of Divisional Secretariat...

Index Name Designation From To
 01 Mr.J.Dikmadugoda Assistant Government Agent 1989/09/25 1990/06/20
 02 Mr.A.P.Daineesiyas Assistant Government Agent 1990/06/20 1990/10/15
 03 Mr.M.A.Bandula Daya Senarath Divisional Secretary - SLAS 1990/10/15 1991/04/03
 04 Mr.R.D.D.Pransisco Divisional Secretary - SLAS 1991/04/03 1991/10/16
 05 Mr.M.K.W.Wikkramarathna Divisional Secretary - SLAS 1991/12/01 1992/06/17
 06 Mr.N.T.Wimaladasa Assistant Divisional Secretary - SLAS 1992/10/21 1993/07/05
 07 Mr.Wimal Rubasinghe Assistant Divisional Secretary - SLAS 1993/07/05 1995/01/31
 08 Mr.M.Y.S.Deshappriya Assistant Divisional Secretary - SLAS 1995/02/01 1998/03/31
 09 Mr.P.G.Kularathna Divisional Secretary - SLAS 1998/04/01 2002/10/20
 10 Mr.A.W.Sarath Divisional Secretary - SLAS 2002/10/21 2006/02/20
 11 Mr.Wasantha Gunarathna Divisional Secretary - SLAS 2006/02/21 2010/10/31
 12 Mr.O.V.C.Thilakarathna Divisional Secretary - SLAS 2010/11/01 2010/12/16
 13 Mr.K.G.R.Jayanath Divisional Secretary - SLAS 2010/12/17 Up To Now

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