Procurement & Construction

Mrs. K.D.R.Nishanthi Jayasinghe

Additional Secretary (Procurement & Construction)

Mrs. K. A. D. R. Nishanthi has served in Sri Lanka Administrative Service as an Assistant Director, an Assistant Divisional Secretary, a Divisional Secretary and a Senior Assistant Secretary since 1993 and is currently holding the position of Additional Secretary (Procurement and building) in the Ministry of Education.

She has more than 20 years of experience in the field of Management and Administration and has served in the department of pensions, Divisional Secretory office (Horana), the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medical Services in different capacities.

Mrs. K. A. D. R. Nishanthi holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (special) degree from the University of Sri Jayawardanapura and holds a postgraduate degree of Arts in Economics from University of Kelaniya.

Vision & Mission


To make safe and comfortable built environment for the community of the educational establishments


Committed to enforce engineering, architectural and environmental standards for sustainable constructions within the educational establishments

Main Functions

Procuring of works: Schools, National Colleges of Education(NCOE), Teacher Training Colleges(TC) etc. with the support of Provincial Education and Engineering Departments and the Project office of ‘Nearest School is the Best School’ (NSBS)

Technical instructions and skills development to the Provincial Engineering Department and staff

Vision & Mission


Supply of learning materials to schools and related institution on time and maintaining the quality by minimizing the storage period in order to provide maximum education service


Distribution of general learning materials to all national schools and special learning materials to all schools as well as related institutions with the coordination of provincial and zonal officials