Right to Information

Right of Access to Information

In compliance with the Right to Information (RTI) Act, No: 12 of 2016, ICTA wish to enhance the transparency and accountability of its activities by giving effect to the right of access to information.

How to request information

A citizen who intend to access information of ICTA shall make a request either in writing to the Information Officer specifying the particulars of the information requested for or filling in and handing over Form RTI 01 to the Information Officer. In the event of inability to make the request in writing, the person may make the request orally to the Information Officer in person.

How to appeal to the Designated Officer

Any citizen who is aggrieved as a result of;

  • refusing a request for information,
  • refusing access to the information,
  • refusing to provide information in the form requested,
  • non-compliance with the time frames specified by the Act,
  • granting of incomplete, misleading or false information,
  • charging an excessive fees or
  • having reasonable grounds to believe that information has been deformed, destroyed or misplaced to prevent access

may prefer an appeal to the Designated Officer by filling a Form using the format provided in RTI 10, within fourteen days from the occurrence of such ground on which the appeal is sought to be made.

Fees to be charged for providing information

    A4 size

(one side)

A4 size

(both sides)

Legal size and up to A3 (one side) Legal size and up to A3 (both sides) Bigger than A3
       i. Photocopying Rs.2/- Rs.4/- Rs.4/- Rs.8/- Actual Cost
     ii. Printout Rs.4/- Rs.8/- Rs.4/- Rs.8/- Actual Cost


  • Rs. 20/- for copying information onto a Diskette, Compact Disc, USB mass drive, or similar electronic device, provided by the citizen making the request.
  1. Actual cost for copying information onto a Diskette, Compact Disc, USB mass drive, or similar electronic device provided by the Public Authority.
  2. Rs. 50/- per hour for the study or inspection of any document or material, or inspection of a construction site, if this takes longer than one hour, with the first hour of study/inspection being provided free of charge.
  3. Samples or models will be charged the actual cost.
  • Information provided via e-mail will be free of charge.


Information Officer
Mr. Jagath Seneviratne
Program Head – Monitoring and Evaluation
Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka
160/24, Kirimandala Mawatha,
Colombo 05.
Tel: +94 112 369099
Fax: +94 112 369091
Email: jagath@icta.lk

Designated Officer
Eng. Mahinda B. Herath
Chief Executive Officer
Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka
160/24, Kirimandala Mawatha,
Colombo 05.
Tel: +94 112 369099
Fax: +94 112 369091

Right to Information Commission of Sri Lanka
Room No 203-204, Block 2,
Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall,
Colombo 07.
Tele: +94 112 691007, +94112691625, +94 112 691625
Email: rti.commission16@gmail.com
Website: www.rti.gov.lk  / www.rticommission.lk

  1. Right to Information Act, No: 12 of 2016 – Sinhala– English – Tamil
  2. Gazette Extra Ordinary No: 2004/66 – Sinhala– English – Tamil
  3. Gazette Extra Ordinary No: 2006/43 (Amendments to Gazette Extra Ordinary No: 2004/66) – Sinhala– English – Tamil

1.    Institutional Information
a.   Legal basis of the institution
b.    Internal Regulations
c.    Functions and powers

2.    Organizational Information
a)    Organizational Structure
b)   Contact information of executive grade official, their remunerations, emoluments and allowances

3.    Operational Information
a.    Strategy and Plans
b.    Policies
c.    Activities
d.    Procedures
e.    Reports

4.    Decisions and acts
a.    Decisions and formal acts which directly affect the public

5.    Public Services Information
a.    Descriptions of services offered to the public
b.    Guidance
c.    Booklets, leaflets
d.    Copies of forms, information on fees and deadlines

6.    Budget Information
a)    Projected budget
b)    Actual income and expenditure (including salary scales pertaining to the emoluments and related allowances of officers and employees of executive rank and above)
c)    Other financial information
d)    Audit reports

7.    Open Meetings Information
a.    Information on meetings (which are open to public and how to attend these meetings)

8.    Decision Making and Public Participation
a.    Decision making procedure (mechanisms for consultations and public participation)

9.    Information on subsidies
a.    Beneficiaries of subsidies
b.    Objective, amount & implementation

10.    Public Procurement Information
a.    Detailed information on public procurement processes
b.    Criteria and outcomes of decision making on tender applications
c.    Copies of contracts
d.    Reports on completion of contracts

11.    Lists, Databases, Registers
a.    Information on the lists, registers and databases held
b.    Information as to whether they are available online or for onsite access

12.    Information About Information Held
a.    Index or register of documents/ information held

13.    Information on Publications
a.    Information on publications issued
b.    Whether free of charge or the price if they must be purchased

14.    Information About RTI
a.    Information about right of access to information
b.    How to request information
c.    Contact details of responsible person

15.    Disclosed Information
a.    Information which has been disclosed pursuant to a request which is likely to be of interest to others