Who We Are


Our world is facing escalating environmental threats which are posing severe scientific, social and economic challenges to the human race. These challenges include: the depletion of natural resources, the loss of livelihoods and the need to develop new sources of energy whilst efficiently utilizing existing ones. Janathakshan meaning ‘people’s technologies’ is a leader in green and sustainable technologies committed to ensuring that everyone everywhere lives in a sustainable, safe world. At Janathakshan, we provide practical solutions to development related problems. Janathakshan is the green technology leader in Sri Lanka and where we lead many follow.

Comments at the Launch of Janathakshan

Green and equitable development
“This new legacy organization Janathakshan it will continue to focus on green and equitable development which is very important part of the European Union Development Programme and for Sri Lanka and for the world.”
H.E. David Daly, Ambassador of the European Union to Sri Lanka and the Maldives
Closes the gap between development needs and respect for nature
“Janathakshan aims to fill a timely gap in providing green and sustainable technologies that match local needs. Based on practical knowledge gained over two and a half decades of working with alternate technologies Janathakshan is well equipped with knowledge and expertise that can contribute to closing the gap between development needs of the next generation and respect for nature.”
Dr. Vishaka Hidellage , Founder Director of Janathakshan
Supports nationalsustainable development initiatives
“The green technology that Janathakshan promotes is relevant to the Divineguma Programme and we look forward to working together in the future and wish Janathakshan the very best.”
Hon. Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development

What we do

Livelihoods & Small
Enterprise Development

Janathakshan has vast experience developing domestic / large scale biogas...

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Capacity Building &
Knowledge Sharing

Janathakshan works with stakeholders in the government and local communities...

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Janathakshan uplifts the lives of rural communities through infrastructure and...

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