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Dharmaraja Alumni Association of North America (DAANA) was formed to involve itself in projects that will improve educational, social, and cultural activities and infrastructure at Dharmaraja College, Kandy (DRCK), Sri Lanka, and promote networking and camaraderie of alumni of DRCK, in North America. DAANA will also involve in projects that will advance learning, scholarship and other academic activities in Sri Lanka in general.


Our Alma mater

Dharmaraja College, Kandy, Sri Lanka (est. 1887)

Located on a hilltop overlooking Kandy Lake, Dharmaraja CollegeKandy is one of Sri Lanka's oldest and premier national schools. A Boys' School with around 150 Teaching Staff and around 4000 students (who go by the name of 'Rajans'), Dharmaraja College has been a leading educational establishment in Sri Lanka and has produced the country with many renown figures in disciplines ranging from science, politics, arts to sports. The prolific list of Dharmaraja's Old Boys include the likes of E.A. GunasingheWilliam GopallawaT.B. Kehelgamuwa and many others.

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DAANA latest newsletters
- 2015 series - 

Issue 3 : AGM & Get-Together 2015

Issue 2 : Annual Plan for 2015

Issue 1 : DAANA Board of Directors 2015

- 2014 series -
Issue 19 : DAANA 2014 in Review

Issue 18 : BOD 2015 - Announced!

Issue 17 : DAANA Operating Statement (Jan 1st to Dec 31st 2014)

- All Other Newsletters/Archives - Click here

DAANA Updates

DAANA AGM - May 2015 in Washington DC

AGM info+

DAANA 2014 in Review

Monetary donations
# Donated Rs. 50,000 to Rajans Scouts for Himalaya Expedition
# Sent Rs.145,000 for Rajans Rugger-rites for the nutritional program
# Telescope (Celestron NexStar 6SE Schmidt-Cassegrain type) to school valued at Rs.107,500
# Rs. 50,000 to the Peradeniya University Eng. Faculty bus project (by former Peradeniya Efac Old Rajans)
# Awarded 31 scholarships to DRCK students and 3 undergraduate scholarships totaling to Rs. 347,000
# Sent Rs. 15,000 to Colombo OBU for their 100th anniversary celebrations

Presentation on Nano Technology

Presentation on Nano Technology by Prof Veranja Karunaratne, Associate Director of SLINT and also a Senior Professor of Department of Chemistry, University of Peradeniya on June 6, 2014


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is a voluntarily led organization incorporated in the State of Maryland since February 2009 and has Tax Exempt Status in the US as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

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Dharmaraja Alumni Association of North America.
7909 James Avenue
Ellicott City
MD 21043

2015 - Operating Finance Statement 
Join DAANA <<Click here to register as a member (If you are an Old Rajan living in North America)

Alumni in North America - current members list (219 registered members)
DAANA in DRCK Archives

Board of Directors - 2016
Sanjeewa Gamagedara (President)
Indika Deepal Weerasinghe (Vice President)
Chamaal Karunaweera (Secretary)
Sanka Tennakoon (Treasurer)
Dimuthu Ratnadiwakara (Activities Director)
Ramesh Maddegoda (Media Director)

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200+ Old Rajans in North America own it!
DAANA would be stronger, if everybody participates.

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 Address : DAANA
  7909 James Avenue
Ellicott City
MD 21043 - USA