This section includes all the general administration and office administration activities under Buddhasasana religious divisions and also the Postal Division, Transport Division, Legal Division, Engineering and Maintenance Divisions are also under this division.
Searching for all development needs of temples within the scope of the Ministry, providing necessary provisions, supervision , regulating and developing the infrastructure of Buddhist sacred places through progress control, manipulating and giving guidance for the project planning activities of the Ministry and the departments under it, web site of the Ministry, network system of the institution, computer hardware and software management of information and communication technology infrastructure including IT procurement are the main functions of this division.
Identifying the effective and disruptive factors for the utilization of funds allocated to this Ministry from the Budget with maximum efficiency and effectiveness in terms of Vision, Mission and Objectives and providing necessary guidance is done by this section. The following functions are performed in regard of that.
The two main functions performed by the financial division are
The Finance Division consists of the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accountant, Accountant, 10 Development Officers, 04 Public Management Service Officers and 02 Office assistants.
The main objective of the Procurement Activities is to acquire work, goods and services in accordance with the Procurement Plan by making more efficient use of the allocations made to the Ministry of Buddhasasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs for the acquisition of goods and services in the Annual Budget Estimates.
The main objective of the accounts and payments is utilization of Allocations provided in accordance with the Budget Estimates prepared on the basis of all Expenditure and Revenue of the Ministry in accordance with the Government Financial Regulations and related circulars issued thereon according to the correct and transparent accounting methods within the approved limits with maximum efficiency.
The departments of all the religions are established under one Ministry for Religious Co-existence. This division unanimously carries out the administration and management of the departments of Hindu, Muslim and Christian Religious Affairs. The following functions are carried out by this division for the religious and social co-existence.
The problems related to Hindu, Muslim and Christian religions identified by the National Program of "Back to the Village with Work through a Conversation with the Village - (Gama Samaga Pilisadarak Thulin Weda Samaga Yali Gamata)" are referred to those departments for providing necessary solutions and supervision of the process.
The supervision of the tasks assigned to each religious department in accordance with the "Vision for Prosperity Building the Country" policy statement and retrieving in regard of the progress
Referring the requests recommended by the three Departments of Hindu Religious, Muslim Religious and Christian Religious Affairs and to the Ministry of Defense for obtaining security clearances required for the issuance of Visas for clergy and Persons of the respective religions and for the extension of Residence Visas.