Three women DIGs have been appointed for the first time in the history of the Sri Lanka Police,
Accordingly Renuka Jayasundara, Nishanthi Seneviratne and Padmini Weerasuriya, who served as SSPs, will be promoted as Deputy Inspector Generals.
Altogether there are 04 female DIGs serving to the Sri Lanka Police along with Bimshani Jayasinghearachchi.
For the first time in history, the Children and Women’s Bureau has been separated and placed under DIG Renuka Jayasundara.
Nishanthi Seneviratne has been handed over the Investigation and Development Division of the Police while Padmini Weerasuriya takes charge of Police Welfare Division.