Sri Lanka Social Security Board provides social security to the self-employed persons during their retirement age and on disability. Upon death of the member, the dependents are provided with relief as per the provisions of the chosen scheme. A Contributor to a scheme shall be that he/she not entitled to receive government pension or holding a pensionable post. The objectives of Sri Lanka Social Security Board is to encourage self-employed persons to continue in their occupations and to develop their capabilities and skills. Sri Lanka Social Security Board also assisting improving the living standards of self-employed persons generally. For more details of pension schemes please refer to the extraordinary Gazette notification from Government of Sri Lanka No. 1464/5 SEPTEMBER 25, 2006

Total No.of members enrolled for Social Security pension scheme
Total No.of recipients entitle for a monthly pension
Total No.of death gratuity payments
Total No.of partially disablement payments
Total No.of total disablement payments


"Surekuma "Scheme is for those who are in 18 – 59 years of age. The members could join for any amount of pension. The pension payment starts from age 60. The pension amount and the payment option could be decided by the member on their desire.


“Arassawa” scheme is a pre plan pension scheme for the children under 18 years of age. As when the child complete age of 18 , they automatically transfer to the ‘Surekuma’ scheme. Membership is given under the guardianships and payments has to do only until 18 years of age.


“Manusavi”scheme is for the migrant workers who are in 18 -59 years of age the members can choose the payment option according to the period of time they working abroad. The pension starts from age 60. The pension amount and the payment option could be decided by the member on their desire.

Buduputh Maapiya Harasara

A pension and social scheme called Buduputhmapiyaharasara is being implemented for the parents of respected buddhist monk and dasasilmatha


Kalakaru schema is for the artist in 23-55 years of age they can decide the pension amount and the premium payment method as of their wish. After Computation of the our membership SLSSB open at an individual fix deposit worth rs 50,000/- for each member. The lump sum amount in the fix deposit will be given to the artist along with his first pension.


A special Social security scheme introduced for the Seafarers. In Accordance with the International Labors Organization's Maritime Labor Convention 2006 retified by Sri Lanka and the regulations enacted under the Merchant Shipping Act No 52 of 1971