Mrs. Ramya Weerakoon is the Chairman / Managing Director of Ramya Holdings Pvt.
Ltd and she hailed from a conventional background who was widowed at a very young
age. She has been a single parent shouldering the responsibility of bringing up
two daughters and worked against all odds to overcome difficulties thrown in her
path in establishing operating and expanding successful enterprises.
She ventured in to business world by manufacturing batik wall hangings and garments
for export market in 1976 and later diversified into exporting of handicrafts. In
1988 she entered to the apparel industry by establishing Ramya Apparels.
Ramya Weerakoon is recognized and awarded locally and internationally for her achievements
as an entrepreneur. She is representing many organizations and chambers as the key
personnel. All in all Mrs. Ramya weerakoon is a an exemplary personality and set
an example how to be a real courageous Asian woman.
Corporate Social Responsibility
The company launched many Corporate Social Responsibility projects, focusing on rural community in the country. The gradual upgrade of standards of living included construction of housing , development of healthcare facilities. As part of the projects chemotherapy equipment was donated to hospitals, eye camps were conducted providing spectacles and eye operations for the needy.
As part of the social initiative construction and upgrading of school buildings , improving and building facilities in temples is done. The company donates school supplies to students in rural areas annually, while the children of employees receive an annual hamper of school needs
The employees are provided with meals, transport, medical and recreational facilities. Through counseling, we address to their financial, family and social needs
Ramya Apparels / Trendywear (Pvt.) Ltd
1987, Ramya Apparels (Pvt.) Ltd was incorporated. It commenced operations in 1988,
with 54 employees. At present under the umbrella of Ramya holdings (Pvt.) Ltd, Trendywear
(Pvt.) Ltd operates five garment factories where the workforce is over 5000. The
company constantly engaged in fostering a prosperous and healthy environment in
the rural areas, away from the metropolitan city of Colombo. All these projects
are approved by the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka. Trendywear is specialized
in manufacturing and exporting high quality ladies’ and Children’s wear to USA,
UK and Switzerland.
Ramya Horticutlture (Pvt.) Ltd
Horticulture (Pvt.) Ltd, a subsidiary of Ramya Holdings, is into growing and exporting
ornamental plants and tissue culture raised plants. Their main export markets are
Europe, middle east, Korea and Far East countries.
The Plains – Boutique Bungalow in Nuwara Eliya
Holdings further diversified into leisure industry starting with a boutique bungalow
and a chalet in Nuwara Eliya district with an eco friendly and green concept. This
venture caters the high end clientele for those who are interested in eco tourism
and Agro tourism.