Our Vission 

To be the exellent divisional secretariat in Sri Lanka by providing with an efficient and a qualitative service to the public.

Our Mission

To uplife the general life of the people by providing an efficient service and resources co-ordination in accordance with the policies of the government through the participation of people to ensure sustainable well planned development.

Introduction

Divisional secretariat of udapathalatha is extended within 79.4 square kilometers bounded in Divisional Secretariat of Kotmale in Nuwara Eliya District and Divisional Secretariats of Ganga Ihala , Pasbage, Udunuwara, Doluwa in Kandy district Central Province

This division has divided into 49 Grama Niladhari divisions for administrative purpose and belong 201 villages to such grama niladhari divisions. Total no of families are 26172 and total population is 110569. Local urban council & pradeshiya saba.

Kandy is the main city of the district and this division is situated 13 km away from towards south west. The main road of Kandy - Nuwaraeliya, Kandy – Hatton goes through this division & runs railway track to Colombo to Kandy via Badulla

Geological Features

This division is situation in various changing hights with vally, low land consist of mixed geological features and latitudes is 1500 feets to 5500 feets from sea level and mahaweli river runs through this division. In addition to this Pussallawa oya, Atabage Oya is mixed with Mahaweli river and there is no scarcity for well-springs in this division.

Climate

When we see according to climate zone in Sri Lanka Divisional Secretariat of Udapalatha belongs to medarata wet zone. Normal temperature is 18 – 20 Celsius. Regional changes of temperature are vary prominently from 15 – 30 Celsius. Regional rain fall is 2000-2500 mm and get rain from north-east, South-west monsoon & inter monsoon conventional rains throughout the year and shows wet zonal features

System of Drainage

About 75% in the division enrich with mahaweli river & its branches. It helps underground water & small canel

Natural  Flora & Fauna

There is no extended forest areas and can see wet zonal natural flora & fauna more. The areas situated in very high such as Ambuluwawa, Doragala, Pussallawa, Dunukeulla has extended forests

Historical Background of Divisional Secretariat of Udapalatha

The folk love reveals that there is a seven floor palace located call Niyangampaya introduced as the area udapalatha

Accordingly, Ceylon was ruled by King before the arrival of King Wijaya. The kingdoms were establishd in the areas of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Dambadeniya, Yapahuwa accordingly to necessity of era in various period. The Kingdoms established with various purpose has been migrated to other areas. As a result of that the kingdom of Gampola was established after the Era of Kurunegala.  The King of 4th Buwanekabahu who is popular as Tri Unity “Sinhaladeeshwara” as suitable on location of the area safety to establish the Kingdom & any other physical reasons got crowned declaring kingdom of Gampola. Thereafter 4 kings had been ruled gampola kingdom the period of more than half century till migrating to the kingdom of Kotte.

At the period of Kingdom of Gampola which was established 1341 B.C. – 1415 B.C. and the capital of such kingdom as Ganga Siripura belongs to more extents in present divisional secretary division of Udapalatha & had been confirmed by the check point passages around the city Kaluwahalkada, Boralumankada, (At Present in use by that name) Adiyakadawatha ( The place use to go here & there from maaweli river), Rekawalpola (The place connected to watadeniya road of Kadugannawa road from Gampola) Ambuluwawa, Geradiella, Thambiligala (Called as Maru ella) were check point passages inold city. Galpaya & Geradiella were excludedin divisional secretary Division of Udapalatha. There is a evident that this area was more populous from pre historical era.

 

Former Divisional secretaries of Udapalatha  Divisional secretariat.

Name From To
 Mr. A.M.R.B.Abesinghe       1991      
 Mr. H.M.Herath Abeyweera 1994 1995
 Mr. S.Weerabahu 1995 1996
 Mr. P.Dharmadasa 1996 1998
 Mr. R.M.D.B.Meegasmulla 1998 2002
 Mr. B.M.Nimal Balasooriya 2002 2012
 Mr.T.Gamini Munasinghe 2013 2014
 Mr.U.P.Indika Anurudha Piyadhasa  2014 2017
 Mrs. R.A.D.T.N Tennakoon 2017 Present

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