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Asitha G Punchihewa is a professional in the development and social justice arena with one and half decade long broad spectrum experience. He has been instrumental in producing direct positive impacts on deserving communities and have also influenced bringing up policy reforms in diverse areas.

His personal motive is driven "to make the world a better place where all beings contribute and care for one another's existence through appropriate use of resources".

He has produced dozens of significant research based analytical knowledge worth accessing. The spectrum of klnowledge areas include but not limited to

Industry and Technology (Productivity optimization, Alternative energy, traditional technologies)

Health (Non communicable diseases, HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections, sexual and reproductive health)

Rights (Child rights, Housing rights, cultural rights, migrant worker rights, minority rights, animal rights)

Globalization (Trans National Corporations and their influence on knowledge, agriculture, health)

Politics (Providing direction and guidance to political leaderships)

Asitha is soft spoken but knows what he is doing, funny but means business, try to buy him over but you will repent.




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Posted by Asitha G Punchihewa on April 28, 2019 at 1:40 AM Comments comments (0)

මෙය ඉස්ලාමයේ සුවිශේෂී සංඥාවකි. මෙය ක්රියා කරන්නේ කෙසේද? (පීටර් හැමන්ඩ්ගේ Slavery Terrorism and Islam පොතේ අ...

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Sri Lanka Leaping from infancy to an organized industrial sector

Posted by Asitha G Punchihewa on June 20, 2018 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

By Asitha G Punchihewa

Decades of investments in developing human capital seem to pay back as Sri Lanka is truly transforming from infancy to full blown industrialization. Being traditionally an agricultural population engaged predominantly in paddy cultivation contributing to staple diet of the Sri Lankans, it also has a vibrant service sector signified with a well-developed energy outreach, clean water supply, drainage, banking and finance, communications, on shore and off shore tran...

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A drop of the Opium Mafia

Posted by Asitha G Punchihewa on March 15, 2018 at 6:55 AM Comments comments (0)

ඕපියම් මාෆියාවෙන් බිඳක්- අසිත ජී පුංචිහේවා

 

ඖෂධ සඳහා නීත්‍යානුකුලව ඔපියම් වගා...

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Unseen side of State Sponsored Beer Promotion

Posted by Asitha G Punchihewa on March 15, 2018 at 6:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Unseen side of State Sponsored Beer Promotion

 

By Asitha G Punchihewa

 

Anti- intoxicant national policies since mid-2000s have been attractive. Only the anti-tobacco campaign has yielded considerable achievements and attempts to ban the production, sales, consumption of cigarettes is appreciable. However promotion of alcohol, heroin, diverse varieties of pills and cannabis is quite visible.

In spite of concentrating on mathata thitha (stop...

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Unseen side of state sponsored beer promotion (Sinhala)

Posted by Asitha G Punchihewa on March 15, 2018 at 6:50 AM Comments comments (0)

රාජ්‍ය අනුග්‍රහයෙන් සිදුවන බියර් ප්‍රවර්ධනයේ නොපෙනෙන පැතිකඩ

 

අසිත ජී පුංචිහේ&...

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Alcohol, should it be legal at all?

Posted by Asitha G Punchihewa on March 15, 2018 at 6:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Alcohol, should it be legal at all?

The recent drama on alcohol has paved the way for rights "activists" to explore the possibility of allowing females to procure alcohol and to sell alcohol, on the basis of fundamental rights. A law nobody was aware of and a law that was never implemented has now emerged a serious issue. An issue that could potentially lead to promoting alcohol in general, and promoting alcohol consumption among females in particular.

 

This dra...

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CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION IN SRI LANKA AND ITS IMPACT ON THE REGIONAL CULTURAL LANDSCAPE

Posted by Asitha G Punchihewa on March 13, 2018 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (0)

CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION IN SRI LANKA AND ITS IMPACT ON THE REGIONAL CULTURAL LANDSCAPE

By Asitha G Punchihewa

ABSTRACT

The process of cultural transformation in South Asia has witnessed many phases both interms of political power and religion. Presently the Islamic faith seems to be forming thenewest phase of cultural transformation in South Asia whereby followers of Islam in the region are increasing rapidly. This paper analyses the conditions which have prompte...

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The World Day of Social Justice: Are We On Track?

Posted by Asitha G Punchihewa on March 13, 2018 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (0)

The World Day of Social Justice: Are We On Track? By Asitha G Punchihewa.

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In commemorating the world day of social justice on the 20th February the message of the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon unfolds a long path way "As we seek to build the world we want, let us intensify our efforts to achieve a more inclusive, equitable and sustainable development path built on dialogue, transparency and social justice."Truly it’s inspirin...

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When rights of a girl child are compromised

Posted by Asitha G Punchihewa on March 13, 2018 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (0)

When rights of a girl child are compromised - By Asitha G Punchihewa

Sri Lanka joined hands with the international community to celebrate the world children’s day on the 1st October. The Government of Sri Lanka as a signatory to the child rights convention has given an international pledge to safeguard its children through the ratification. Theoretically it is a marvel but in reality, Sri Lanka’s child protection framework has not been able to successfully accommodate and ad...

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Learning devolution from our ancestors- Asitha G Punchihewa

Posted by Asitha G Punchihewa on March 13, 2018 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Learning devolution from our ancestors- Asitha G Punchihewa

Posted by admin On March 28, 2016 0 Comment

Asitha G Punchihewa

Prior to European colonial rule over Sri Lanka governance, administration and judicial procedures are said to have been operated under the direction of the ruler upon which near unlimited power vested. Although that is the common notion taught to us, it is evident that autonomous and devolved administrative units have existed in the past that ensu...

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