The distinctive objective of Young Planners’ Forum is to enhance the recognition of the planning profession as a multi-disciplinary profession in creating environmentally sustainable places in our mother land.
Role of the Town Planner
Town planner plays a vital role for any countries development. Town planner is the one who plan, design and regulates the development of a country by managing the space. Currently Sri Lanka is in a rapid development process where the planners has to play a vital role. The planning input is necessary required to avoid haphazard development. Planning provides framework to protect the environment while getting optimal utilization of it. Planner has to identify the potentials of the country to gain economic benefits, there for the role of a planner is widen into many horizons which form is generating the wealth through environmental management while giving optimal satisfaction to the society.
Message From the Chairman
It gives me an immense pleasure to welcome you to Young Planners’ Forum Official Website. YPF is the platform for every youngster who is newly entered to the profession of Town and Country Planning. Since website has plenty of information about YPF, I do not need to elaborate our tasks further.
It is a great honor to hold the chairmanship of professional organization which consists of multi-talented young professionals who committed their valuable service on fulfillment of people’s dream. Young Planners are always dedicated their life to make safer, livable and pleasant environments for people to live in.
Therefore I would like to all our website visitors to join us by sending your suggestions and comments to make unique and positive change in Urban & Rural Planning culture in Sri Lanka.
Lasantha S Bandara
Chairman - Young Planners' Forum of Institute of Town Planners Sri Lanka
Message From the Convener
It is a great honour for having elected as the conveanior of the YPF for this year. Young Planners Forum plays a leading role in developing the planning profession as well as YPF works closely with ITPSL and other key stakeholders.
To all my young planners, you need to promote the community awareness of the contribution of town planning and make sure to promote and safegauard development and the environment in Sri Lanka.
Convener - Young Planners' Forum of Institute of Town Planners Sri Lanka
Elected Chairman - Mr Savinda Senarathna
Ms Thushara Weerakoon
Ms Surangi Madushani
Mr Namal Anuradha
Ms Sakuni Jayakodi
Mr Malith Senevirathne
Ms Madusha Thennakoon
Mr Nipuna Lansakkara
Ms Harshani Wijewardana
Past Presidents Past Conveners
Mr Chameera De Silva Mr Pathum Gunasekara
Mr Dilan Manawadu Mr Aruna Bandara
Mr M.C.K. De Silva Mr M.P.N.D. Dias
Mr Kanishka Guluwita Ms Shalini Mariyathas
Mr Rashindu Dabrera Mr Chathura Gunawardana
Mr Hasitha Lewke Bandara Mr Chathura Gunawardana