Seethawaka EPZ Profile


Western Province, Colombo District, Seethawake Divisional

Year of Commencement


Distance from Colombo

50 Km

Total Extent

431 Acres

Industrial Area

184 Acres

Worker Population

21,916 (Female: 9616, Male: 3297)

Specialization of Zone

Only zone located in Colombo district Accommodating enterprises from different sectors

Zone Information

  • Location

57Km away from Colombo

  • Transport
  • Area

431 Acres 

  • Environmental

Sewage & Effluent Collection System. Sewage / Effluent Treatment Capacity of 9900m³/d

  • Access

Bitumen surfaced road access available

  • Security & Fire Services

Security lighting, chain link fencing, Fire engine and firefighting equipment

  • Communication Facilities

400 lines stored programmer control exchange for local calls, IDD, and facsimile facility

  • Water

Supply treated water as per WHO standards storage facility within the zone in 9950m³

  • Power Availability

63 MVA

  • Centralized

Administrative complex, housing the BOI servicing units, entrance building

Land Premium

US $60,000 (Minimum Rate / Period of lease – 50 years)

Ground Rent

US $4,660.00 per acre per annum

Water Charges

Rs. 75.00 per m3 + Monthly Service Charge

Waste Water Charges

Rs. 17.00 per m3

Solid Waste Disposal Charges

Rs.3593.70 per Metric Ton (50% for the cost)

Core Infrastructure
  • Asphalt concreted internal road network
  • Common Waste Water Treatment Plant capacity up to 450 m3/day
  • Potable water through NWS & DB / 200 m3/day) & individual tube wells
  • Dedicated Grid Sub-Station (4 MVA)
  • Telecommunication (Telephone, e-mail, Internet, Wi-Fi)
Supporting Infrastructure
  • Business: Banks, insurance, post offices are located at Nittambuwa town within 03 kms.
  • Quality of life/Recreational: Cafeteria, Library, Horagolla National Park within close proximity.

Services Provided by BOI

  • Engineering Approvals & Guidance
  • Advisory Service & Guidance on Industrial Relations Cargo Verification
  • 24 X 7 Fire Service with Fire Fighting, Monitoring & Adversary Services
  • 24 X 7 Overall security coverage
  • Environment Monitoring & Adversary Services

Services Provided by other State Agencies

  •  – –

Available commercial facilities

  • Commercial Banks & ATM Facilities

Average current market salary scales for following positions in manufacturing sector in BOI Enterprises (As at November 2020)
 In Western ProvinceIn Other Provinces
  (184.31 – ER) (184.31-ER)
Factory Plant Level
Technical (Non Executive)40,000.00217.0035,000.00189.89
Technical (Executive)45,000.00244.1540,000.00217.02
Senior Manager250,000.001356.40200,000.001085.12
Office / Administrative Level
Office Aide18,000.0097.6016,000.0086.80
Clerical & Allied30,000.00162.7625,000.00135.64
Senior Manager175,000.00949.48150,000.00813.84

Mr. K A D N Kumarapeli

Director – Zone (Seethawaka EPZ)

Telephone: 036-2231082

Mobile       : 077- 7808756