Hon. Minister of Trade, Commerce and Food Security Hon. Nalin Fernando
Secretary of Trade, Commerce and Food Security Ministry Mr. A.M.P.M.B. Atapattu
Commissioner of Co-operative Development and Registrar of Co-operative Societies (Acting) Mr. D. Jeevanadan


  • 17 Nov, 2022
    NCC vs DCD Friendly Cricket Tournament

    There was a friendly cricket tournament among National Cooperative Council vs Department of Cooperative Development on 16th of November 2022 at torrin...

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  • 03 Nov, 2022
    මරදාන ඕල්කට් මාවත ...

    මරදාන ඕල්කට් මාවත දුම්රිය ගබඩා සංකිර්ණ වල ගොඩ ගසා ඇති 50kg ද...

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  • 03 Nov, 2022
    Meeting with DCD provincial commissioner - Eastern...

    Meeting which was held on 31st of october, 2022 to discuss about increasing local manufacturing by using cooperative sector and developing cooperative...

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  • 03 Nov, 2022
    චීන සමුහාණ්ඩුවේ ප්...

    චීන සමුහාණ්ඩුවේ ප්‍රදානයක් ලෙස අධ්‍යාපන අමාත්‍යාංශය මග...

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  • 28 Jul, 2022
    Assuming duties as Commissioner of Co-operative D...

    Mr. Keerthi Gamage assumed duties as Commissioner of Co-operative Development and Registrar of Co-operative Societies on 7th of July 2022 at Departme...

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  • 11 Jan, 2022
    ඇලෙන්එගොඩ CO-OP වෙළඳස...

    සීමා සහිත වත්තල විවිධ සේවා සමූපකාර සමිතිය විසින් සමූපකා...

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  • 11 Jan, 2022
    05 ස් වන Co-op Fresh සමූපකාර...

    සමූපකාර සේවා, අලෙවි සංවර්ධන හා පාරිභෝගික ආරක්ෂණ රාජ්‍ය අ...

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  • 30 Dec, 2021
    සිව්වන Co-op Fresh සමූපකා...

    සිව්වන Co-op Fresh සමූපකාර අලෙවිසැල අත්තනගලු ආසනයේ අත්තනගල්ලේ...

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  • 23 Dec, 2021
    සීමාසහිත අධ්‍යාපන ...

    සීමාසහිත අධ්‍යාපන සේවානියුක්තිකයින්ගේ සමූපකාර සකසුරු...

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  • 14 Dec, 2021
    මධ්‍යම පළාත් සමූපක...

    99 වන ජාත්‍යන්තර සමූපකාර දින අභිමානවත් සැමරුමට සමගාමීව 2021 ...

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  • 03 Dec, 2021
    වෙන්නප්පුව, කොලින්...

    සෞභාග්‍යයේ දැක්ම සමූපකාරය සවිබල ගැන්වීමේ ජාතික වැඩසටහන...

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  • 03 Dec, 2021
    අධ්‍යාපන සමූපකාර ස...

    මෙම සාකච්ඡාව සඳහා අධ්‍යාපන සමූපකාර සේවකයින්ගේ සියලුම ව...

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Our Vision

" Cooperation for sustainable development as a people entrepreneurship "

Our Mission

" Intervention in abundance, being congruous, to construct the good governance in cooperative societies to develop cooperative business as a people’s entrepreneurship "

Objectives / Functions
  • Activity as a coordinator between the government & the cooperation.
  • Propagation of cooperative business
  • Maintenance of good governance & strengthening cooperative societies.
  • Conduction of cooperative societies along cooperative policies.
  • Coordination between institutes & external parties related to cooperative service.
  • Assisting the government in development projects launching.
Cooperative Policies
  • Volunteer & open membership
  • Democratic Governance of Members
  • Socio Economic Participation
  • Independence and Freedom
  • Education ,Training and Information
  • Co-operation among Co-operative organizations
  • Social (Community) Concern

Provincial Departments


Federations - Line Dep


Societies - Line Dep


School Societies - Line Dep





Cooperative Values

Self Support

Member Responsibility

Self Responsibility







Social Responsibility


Our Address

Department of Cooperative Development,
330, Union Place, Colombo 02


info@coop.gov.lk / depcoopdev@gmail.com




(+94)11 2478 373 / 2478 374 / 2478 376


(+94)11 2478 386 / 2478 377