Our Vision

To be the excellent government institution in year 2020 that helps the life styles of the community in a beneficial way to the society

Our Mission

To provide a service in line with the government policies, uplift the lifestyles of the society through a planned, efficient development process consisting of proper co-ordination of resources and participation of the people"


Kanthale divisional secretariat is an beautiful place which just over 45 km from trincomalee district kanthale’s greatest attraction are mahaweli river, kanthale tank & the jungle that surround the area. 
Kanthale has many explanations & the most popular translate was ‘ganthalawa’ kanthale tank is almost beautiful & famous place. It was built in 6th century by King 2nd Agbo This is the life of farmers who lives in kanthale irrigation aria as most of the people are doing paddy cultivation for their main income generation activity. In the mean  time the suger factory in kantale was a famous place in the world. Large number of people was enrolled with this factory & it also earned a name as the largest sugar factory in south asia. 
kanthale is home for rich mixer of people they are Sinhalese, the muslims, the tamils a number of other small groups of people they have a good understand each others. kanthale is an ancient place as there many historical places such as ruins at kanthale welunna temple, wan ela temple,sooriapura & peramaduwa. People from everyware were interested to visit these places. Kanthale is situated with full of natural resource places wich are the railway station, huge bus stand, depot, ect. All these factors make kanthale as high quality administration place.


Nationility no. of persons

Sinhalese                                40467

Tamil                                       1748

Muslims                                    8746

History of Kanthale Divisional Secretariat
Before 1992, kanthale divisional secretariat named as the AGA,’s office and it handled by the assistant government agent. From the june, 1992 this office converted to a Divisioanal secretariat with more facilities there are twenty three grama niladari divisions in to this division.

Role performed at DS

 Name  From  To
 M.C.Dissanayake ( Asst.Government Agent)  1983  1987
 R.A.P.Rathnayake( Asst.Government Agent)  1988  1991 May
 K.S.Iddagoda ( Asst.Government Agent)  1991 June  1992 June
 K.S.Iddagoda ( Divisional Secretary)  1992 July  1993 March
 W.D.M.N.Ferminas  1993 March  1994.05.01
 A.Wijedasa  1994.05.05  2001.09.08
 W.A.Gunathilaka  2001.09.09  2002.01.06
S.D.Piyadasa 2002.01.17 2004.01.06
B.N.D.Kumara 2004.10.20 2005.03.30
Sirimewan Dharmasena 2005.08.01 2007.03.07
U.J.M.S.S.B.Jayasinghe 2007.03.08 2014.02.20
K.P.Pemadasa 2014.02.20 2019.02.01
N.M.Upeksha Kumari 2019.02.05 up to now


News & Events

Divisional coordinating committee meeting 2018

Divisional coordinating committee meeting 2018

Divisional coordinating committee meeting forkanthale division was...

Divisional cultural festival 2018

Divisional cultural festival 2018

The Divisionalculturel festivel of year 2018 ,...

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