Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau (CECB) was established as a fully owned State Enterprise by the Government of Sri Lanka in 1973. Presently it is attached to the Ministry of Irrigation.
We have been operating as a self financed Government Corporation since inception and are primarily involved in providing Engineering Consultancy, Construction and related Services. Our Clients include both Public and Private Institutions. Since 2016, Construction Services are undertaken by the fully owned subsidiary Central Engineering Services (PVT) Limited (CESL). We have provided services Internationally and have worked in Maldives, India, East Africa and UK.
Today we have a total staff strength of 1100 of which nearly 900 are in technical grades. Among them there are 480 Graduate Engineers.
Our areas of specialization include, Buildings, Roads, Bridges, Railway Bridges, Hydropower , Irrigation, Coastal, Ports and Water Supply. We have a fully equipped laboratory for testing Engineering materials and a Geological Investigations unit.