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Damsila Resources

Damsila Resources (Pvt.) Ltd. is a family-owned mining and mineral export company.

Sri Lanka@100 Impact & Outcomes Achieved

Damsila has the distinction of being the premier mica mining and export Company in Sri Lanka, owning and operating the only fully-developed mica mine within Sri Lanka and exporting phlogopite mica in semi-processed and powder forms. The main mine is in Atipola in the Matale District, with other mines in Badulla, Anuradhapura, and Kandy Districts. The chief processing centre is located at Palapathwela in Matale. The Company curently exports to Japan, China, Germany, and India, enjoying longstanding relationships with many customers who have placed trust in the quality and timely delivery of Damsila's products.

Our Story

Meet the Leadership

"Getting into new markets"

"We are confident of getting into new markets because of the evolving dynamics in global trade, and the partnership with Sri Lanka@100 will help us get there much faster, I believe. I am confident the programme will help the company transition into a more streamlined value-added export company and gain new markets."

Palitha Dalpatadu

Chairman & Managing Director, Damsila Resources


The company has been a leading exported of phogopite mica to various markets including Japan, South Korea, China and Germany and have recently launched its silica quartz production. Sri Lanka@100 is partnering with the company to help transition into a value-added exporter and help streamline its internal operations to improve efficiencies and boost profitability.

Transitioning to a value-added player