The Industrial Development Board (IDB) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Industries. It is empowered by Industrial Development Act No.36 of 1969.

In terms of this Act the IDB is the premier state organization entrusted with the responsibility of development of the Industrial Sector in Sri Lanka.


Development of all industries all over Sri Lanka


Provide the strategic, technological & commercial foundation needed to encourage, promote & develop all industries all over Sri Lanka.

Strategic Focus

Drive locally & globally sustainable industrial growth, while achieving financial autonomy for IDB

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