COLOMBO : S. Sivanantharajah has officially been promoted as the 53rd Surveyor General of the Survey Department of Sri Lanka from January 1, 2023.
He received his primary education at Yarlton College, Karainager and the secondary education at Jaffna College, Vaddukoddai, Jaffna and completed his degree in Physical Science with 1st class Honours from University of Peradeniya.
He got the first public service appointment in the Survey Department on March 1, 1988 as an Assistant Superintendent of Surveys.
After completing the Higher Diploma in Surveying and Mapping from the Institute of Surveying and Mapping, Diyatalawa, he has been involved in the development activities by supervising the Surveyors in Kurunegala and Matale Districts and then he has been transferred to Surveyors General’s office and worked in various technical branches.
He has successfully completed the Master of Science (M.Sc) in GIS & Remote Sensing from ITC, The Netherlands in 1999/2000.-CDN