Chandra Bandera


Full name : Dr. Chandrarthne Bandara – LLB

City, Country : Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Designation/organization : Founder / Director

Member of AWE since (mention year) : 2016

Profile of Dr. Chandra Bandara

Dr. Chandra Bandara started his social development career in late 1960s becoming a student activist in his school. Studying on a scholarship granted by the government for cleverest students he achieved best results and secured a place in the public service as a casual clerk in 1971. Afterwards he became a trade union and political activist towards late 1970s.

Though he entered the university in n1970 he could not continue his studies due to economic hardships and political unrest. But he was able to pass his Bachelor of Laws degree in 1996 at the Open University of Sri Lanka. In view of his extraordinary achievements Global University of Lifelong Learning ( GULL – USA ) conferred a Doctor of Professional Studies Degree on him on 12 . 01. 2010 and the same university granted a Doctor of Management Degree on 18. 08. 2010. The Victoria Global University ( VGU – TCI ) working through National Institute for Education and Research ( NIER – India ) awarded an Honorary Doctorate to him on 28. 11. 2017 in view of his outstanding services in action learning and distance education. He has held responsible positions from grass root level to the global level.