National Audit Office (Sri Lanka)

The National Audit Office (Sinhala: ජාතික විගණන කාර්යාලය jātika vigaṇana kāryālaya) is a non-ministerial government department in Sri Lanka. Established in 1799, it is one of the oldest government departments in the country, and is responsible for auditing public organisations. These include all departments of Government, the Offices of the Cabinet of Ministers, the Judicial Service Commission, the Public Service Commission, the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration, the Secretary-General of Parliament and the Commissioner of Elections, local authorities, public corporations and business or other undertakings vested in the Government under any written law.

National Audit Office
ජාතික විගණන කාර්යාලය
கணக்காய்வாளர் தலைமை அதிபதியின் திணைக்களம்
Agency overview
FormedJanuary 24, 1799; 225 years ago (1799-01-24)
JurisdictionGovernment of Sri Lanka
Headquarters306/72 Polduwa road, Battaramulla
6°54′13″N 79°54′45″E / 6.903626°N 79.912496°E / 6.903626; 79.912496
Employees1518 (2017)[1]
Annual budgetRs 1.35 billion (2016)[1]
Agency executive
Key document

The head of the department is the Auditor General of Sri Lanka, currently Chulantha Wickramaratne.

See also



  1. ^ a b "Budget Estimates 2017- Volume 1: Fiscal Year 2017". Ministry of Finance. Retrieved 3 November 2017.