This is the Main Division which safeguards and maintains archaeological monuments and reserved lands in which other divisions of the Department of Archaeology are intervened, is the Maintenance Division.

This division performs the following activities in order to achieve the above objectives.

  • Promotion of human and institutional resources.
  • Demarcation of archaeological reserved lands and their maintenance.
  • Conservation, establishment, maintenance and preservation at park level of protected monuments selected for basic conservation during the year.
  • Fixing of necessary display boards at the archaeological sites and providing infrastructure facilities to departmental employees and tourists.
  • Maintenance of new buildings of the department.
  • Fulfillment of essential maintenance work of protected monuments belonging to individuals.
  • Issue of trade license for selected archaeological sites.
  • Compilation of reports on previous maintenance work.
Administrative Hierarchy of the Division

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Department of Archaeology
Sir Marcus Fernando Mawatha,
Colombo - 07,
Sri Lanka.
Phone : +94 11 2692840, +94 11 2692841
Fax : +94 11 2696250
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