After the recent collapse of the building in Boowelikada, Kandy Hon. Governor of the Central Province
Mr. Lalith U. Gamage appointed an expert committee to inspect and assess the vulnerability of existing buildings and ongoing constructions within
Kandy city limit and to submit an independent technical report with recommendations. The expert committee submitted its report on 12th October 2020.
The committee focused on 20 buildings during a short period of three weeks as they were found to be risky.
Among the members of the expert committee were Professor S.B.S. Abeykoon, Dr. L.C. Kurukulasuriya, Dr. S.K. Navaratnarajah, Dr. K.K. Wijesundara, and Dr. H.A.D. Samith Buddika representing the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya.