Mr.Nishantha Karunatilake  assumed duty as Additional District Secretary(Administration).

Mr. Nishantha Karunathilake has assumed duty on 05.05.2020 as Additional District Secretary (Administration). He is an old pupil of St.Thomas Collage – Matale and he obtained Bcom. (Special) degree from University of Sri Jayawardhanapura and achieved the Post Graduate degree regarding Sociology (MA) from University of Kelaniya.

He is a Class I officer of Sri Lanka Administrative Service and Joined to the public service as cooperative inspector and later entered to the Sri Lanka Administrative Service and served as Assistant Secretary of Ibbagamuwa and Pallepola, Assistant Commissioner of Local Government - matale and Divisional Secretary of Naula. Mr. Karunathilake has performed duty as a Senior Assistant Secretary of Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, and Provincial Councils & Local Authority in fields of Administration of Grama Niladhari, Development, and Regional Administration & District Administration as well as Additional Secretary - Development (Covering Duty) of the said Ministry. Also worked in District Secretariat of Kurunegala as the Additional District Secretary (Lands).He is an expertise government officer who has lot of experience that gained through several government institutions.

An active contribution has provided as the divisional secretary of naula for acquiring of lands and resettlements when implementing of Moragahakanda development project which denoted as an important national purpose of Sri Lanka. It was able to achieve the success of receiving 2nd place in national level out of 300 divisional secretariats through the productivity competition organized by National Productivity Secretariat in year 2013 under the guidance of Mr.Nishantha Karunathilake, Former Divisional Secretary of Naula.   

Mr.Nishantha Karunathilake who has 20 years of proficiency in public service also followed courses in Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, China and India that relevant to his profession.