Recognised in Sri Lanka for its continued excellent workmanship and maintaining high standards in the construction industry, Chandana Builders was the proud recipient of the Shramabhimanai award recently.
This prestigious accolade was presented to the company’s Founder and Managing Director, Chandana Pushpakumara Ratnayake by Labour Minister John Seneviratne. Commenting on this remarkable win and his company’s philosophy, Ratnayake said: “An individual builds a house mainly to live in it. When designing this house it is very important to take into account the person who will be living in it. As a builder I firmly believe it is of paramount importance to create a house that people can live in comfortably.”
At the tender age of only 12 years, the young Chandana Ratnayake arrived in Colombo and through his own endeavours and untiring efforts began his career. His first foray into construction was working at Former President Late Ranasinghe Premadasa’s Gam Udawa scheme as an assistant mason. Through hard work and commitment he was able to showcase his talents and rose to great heights in his chosen field. Years of experience gave him further impetus, strengthening his resolve to forge ahead further and in the process he also earned a stellar reputation for his craft resulting in greater success. In 2000, he began his construction venture and earned a strong reputation in the market winning several contracts and projects. Providing customers with fair pricing levels while utilising high quality materials and having established an impeccable reputation as a premier builder, Chandana Builders’ meets the highest standard with excellent designs, environment-friendly construction models replete with all modern amenities. An elated Ratnayake added: “When constructing a house the required deeds and transfers, the house design, required local council approvals, architecture, the necessary materials are all looked into by us as we seek to provide and ensure customer satisfaction is utmost in all we do.”