K. R. Abeysiriwardana – Director
Eng. Keerthi Ranjith Abeysiriwardhana, The Secretary to the State Ministry of Rural Housing and Construction & Building Materials Industries Promotion was appointed to the post since August, 2020 and performing up to the date.
He holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree (2nd Class Honors Upper Division) from the University of Moratuwa in 1992. He also holds a post graduate diploma in Water Resources Engineering and Management from the University of Moratuwa and has obtained his Chartered Engineer qualification from the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL). And also, he is a Sri Lanka Engineering Service (Special Grade) Officer.
Being qualified as an Engineer in 1992 and a Chartered Engineer in 2005, he has earned professional experience over 29 years by holding various posts in various institutions such as District Engineer’s (Building) Office, Hambantota as District Engineer, District Irrigation Engineer’s Office, Hambantota as District Irrigation Engineer, District Engineer’s (Building) Office, Matara as District Engineer, Southern Provincial Irrigation Department as Provincial Director, Rural Bridge Constructions Project/Ministry of Provincial Councils as Project Director, Southern Province Deputy Chief Secretary Office (Engineering Service) as Deputy Chief Secretary (Engineering Service). In addition to the current post of Secretary to the State Ministry of Rural Housing and Construction, he also holds the post of Chairman in Construction Guarantee Fund (CGF).