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The name of the Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy has been changed as Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment with effect from January 2015..

Establishing of Refrigerant Reclaim centres in Sri Lanka

3-5 November 2014
Ceylon German Technical Training Institute, Moratuwa

Considering the geographical disposition and size of Sri Lanka and consumption intensity which relates to number of service centers, it is proposed that 8 mini-reclaim centers to be located among the following places keeping in mind the mini-reclaim centers would also be provided and placed in high consumption pockets to ensure that logistics costs associated with bringing recovered HCFCs and reclaiming at the reclamation centers are minimized.

NOU, in collaboration with Ceylon German Technical Training Institute (CGTTI) had organized a 3 day training programme for Ref/AC instructors attached to the aforementioned training centres and few other instructors who would be benefitted from this training. Equipment supplier ASADA Corporation of Japan sent a Training Specialist to train on equipment.


Our Vission...
"Rebuilt the ozone layer to it's full strength.."

Our Mission...
To fulfill the commitments under the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer to Protect the Ozone Layer by phasing out Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) in Sri Lanka.
To integrate Ozone Layer protection in to the countries planning process, with minimum inconvenience to industry the general public taking into consideration of Global environment, Legal requirement & economic aspects of the country. Instigate activities to maintain and strengthen the institutional framework in protection of the Ozone Layer in Sri Lanka.

Our Objectives...
Implementation of the Montreal Protocol in Sri Lanka to protect the Ozone Layer..

Project at a Glance..

National Ozone Unit (NOU) was established under the Ministry of Environment in Sri Lanka, which is the national focal point for the Montreal Protocol (MP) in 1994, with the approval of the Institutional Strengthening (IS). The projects of the NOU operate directly under the Secretary, Ministry of Environment in Sri Lanka who is the National Project Director and the ....



Director, NOU who is the Coordinator of Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer to Protect the Ozone Layer by phasing out Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) in Sri Lanka, coordinating international and national activities related to phasing out Ozone Depleting substances with the targets given by the Montreal Protocol. The Director is from Lanka Administrative Services (SLAS) and appointed by the Sri Lankan Governmet.


The Ministry has provided a space for the office and eligible officers who can handle the activities in the unit. The NOU has grown with time by obtaining fund through other projects and recruiting qualified people to assist the different projects under the guidance of Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and the Director, NOU with support of the UNDP. At present the Unit has projects funded by Multi Lateral Fund (MLF) through implementing agencies such as UNDP & UNEP.....

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