Social Security board of Srilanka provides social security to self employed persons during their age and on disability. Upon death of the employee, the dependents
are provided relief as per the different schemes.
All the persons who are not entitled to receive pension or are not holding pensionable posts are eligible to enroll in these schemes.
This helps to encourage self employed persons to continue in their respective occupations and to develop their capabilities and skills. It also improves the living standard of self employed persons generally.
For latest details of the schemes please refer extraordinary Gazette notification from government of Sri Lanka – No. 1464/5 dated 25th September 2006.