Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB), Sri Lanka

The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB), Sri Lanka was founded under the Mines and Minerals Act in 1992. The main objectives of the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB), Sri Lanka is to collect, exploring, promoting and analysis the country's mineral resources. The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB) is the leading organization in Sri Lanka. The organization promotes mineral based industries, import and export mineral resources, develop mineral based industries for economic development of the Sri Lanka. The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB), Sri Lanka is also offers valuable informations to the people which are related to geo-science, geology of the country. Some primary activities which are performed by the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB), Sri Lanka are describe below:

  • exploration of mineral resources and geological mapping
  • mining titles and laws and regulations of mining
  • survey of mineral resources
  • laboratory services
  • geophysical study
  • drilling methods
  • informations on geoscience
  • publish maps, informations for general purpose use
  • provide informations to the government

The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB), Sri Lanka has some regional offices which are named as-

  • Anuradhapura
  • Badulla
  • Kandy
  • Kurunagala
  • Matara
  • Polonnaruwa
  • Rathnapura

The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB), Sri Lanka try to preserve the natural resources of Sri Lanka and utilize the mineral resources of Sri Lanka for sustainable development

The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB), Sri Lanka all geological, transportation informations to the government, private sector and industrial sector for economic development of the country as well as sustainable development.