What is SLILG?

SLILG is established under Parliamentary Act No. 31 of 1999 with the objective to enhance the institutional and management capabilities of Provincial Councils and Local Government agencies for the efficient and effective provisions of services to the people.

What is SLILG mandate?

SLILG is mandated to conduct capacity building and supports the aims of the devolutionary process with promoting Good Governance through research, training, consultancies, dissemination of information leading to innovative and effective local governance.

Does the SLILG come under a Ministry?

Yes. The SLILG is functioning under the Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Government.

How is the SLILG different from Similar such Institutes?

SLILG is involved in capacity building of both elected members and Officials of Local Authorities. Unlike other similar institution, which involves in Training of Government Officers of National level we are much focused primarily on third tire or Sub-National Governance.

Where is SLILG?

Conveniently Located at No.17, Malalasekara Mawatha, Colombo 07.

Is there any paid Diploma’s or Advanced Diplomas conducted SLILG?

There are several such Programmes.

  • Advance Diploma in Local Government
  • Diploma in Local Government Financial Management
  • Certificate in Computer Applications