About Us

Measurement Units , Stands and Services Department (mussd) was established in 1997 to implement the Measurement Units , Standards and Services Act No 35 of 1995.

The department is the ancestor to the weight and measurement division of the department of Internal Trade which was established in 1952 to implement weight and measure ordinance No 37 of 1946.

 

mussd is the National measurement body responsible for Scientific , Industrial and Legal measurement in Sri Lanka.

 

Role of mussd

 

mussd functions to establish maintain and disseminate the national measurement standards in compliance with international standards , ensuring justice & equity for producers , traders , metrological & other service providers & consumers , through the regulatory & service activities based on measurement to uplift the quality of life of Sri Lankan community. 

 

 Our Vision is  

    "Accurate and reliable measurements for well protected customer community" 

 Our Mission is

"To establish, maintain & disseminate the national measurement standards in compliance with international standards, ensuring justice & equity for producers, traders, metrological & other service providers & consumers, through the regulatory & service activities based on measurements to uplift the quality of life and standards of Sri Lankans"

 

Functions

mussd is responsible for maintain National Standard of measurement and SI Units and for realising those Units of measurement through the development and maintenance of standard of measurement , reference material and reference techniques.

 

 

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