About Us

Sri Lanka Rupavahini (TV) Corporation, the State Television stands for the benefit of all Sri Lankans. We do recognise the peoples diversity of expectations, values , interests and needs. We reach our target groups in Sinhala, Tamil and English languages.

Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) was created by an Act of Parliament on 23 rd January 1982, established on 14th February 1982 and commissioned transmission on 15th February 1982. SLRC aims to provide the best possible programmes to satisfy the needs of its viewers for informative , educational and family oriented entertainment.

The Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation, the National Television Network was commissioned on 15th February 1982, expanded its studio and transmission facilities in 1986 and rehabilitated most of the original equipment using digital technology in 1998 under three grant aid projects from the Government of Japan. its studio complex is situated in Colombo the commercial capital of Sri Lanka. The complex comprises of a Master Control Room, four Studios, two Dubbing Studios, Digital Post Production Unit, two Analogue Post production Units, several editing suites including Non Linear Editing and four Outside Broadcast vehicles.


The flagship broadcaster of all Sri Lankans.


Achieve excellence in creative content and dissemination of timely and valued educational, entertainment and informative programs through dedicated team work and state of the art technology to exceed the expectations of Sri Lankans everywhere.


  • Achieve excellence in connection with the creation in educational, entertainment and informative programs.
  • Attract maximum available audience through excellence in dissemination.
  • Achieve financial stability and growth to run as commercially viable and autonomous government owned enterprise.
  • Contribute to a sense of national identity of Sri Lankans everywhere.