Vidya Jyothi

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The Vidya Jyothi is a Sri Lankan national honour awarded "for outstanding scientific and technological achievements".[1] It is the highest national honour for science in Sri Lanka for outstanding contribution to the development of the country through dedicated work in the chosen field. It is conventionally used as a title or prefix to the awardee's name. Vidya Jyothi ranks lower than Veera Chudamani.


Awardees include:


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  1. ^ Gunawardena, Charles A. (2005). Encyclopedia Of Sri Lanka. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd. p. 254. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Deshamanya for 14 Lankans". Sundaytimes. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "National Honours". Government Press. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 

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