Milestones of Dhanusha Group of Companies 1989-2016

1989- NS Enterprises began its journey with Rs. 5,000/- capital in 10 perches of marshy land with one worker

1990- Winner of "The Business Performer Award" : Small Enterprises Development Division of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

1992- The first international shipment was delivered to the Maldives

1993- Dhanusha Marine Lanka (Pvt) Ltd was incorporated on 19th July 1993

1994 – DML expanded their business to The Netherlands (First Export)

1995- Winner of "Merit award for Entrepreneur of the year 1995 under industry category : FCCISL

1999- On 31st of March KKK Distributors (Pvt) Ltd was incorporated

1999 - Winner of "Entrepreneur of the year Bronze Award under small category" – FCCISL

2000 - Winner of "International Gold Star Entrepreneur Award": India International Friendship Society

2001 - KKK appointed as a Sole Agent for Sri Lanka by Revertex Malaysia

2003 - Winner of "National Silver Award for the Entrepreneur of the year": FCCIL

2003 - Winner of year 2003 "The Outstanding Young Person" of Sri Lanka award (TOYP Award) for Entrepreneurial accomplishment: Junior Chamber of Sri Lanka

2004 - Consultation and capacity building from PUM Netherlands to enhance our technology and boat production

2004 - KKK Distributors opened their first branch in Beruwala

2004 - Winner of "Silver Award for the Best Industrialist Entrepreneur: CNCI

2004 - DML Introduced Hyundai Marine Diesel Engines – Korea to the Sri Lankan Market

2005 - KKK signed an Agreement with Jushi Fiberglass – China for Sole Distributorship in the Sri Lanka for CSM.

2005 - Opening of KKK second branch in Matara in 2005

2006 - DML signed an Agreement with a Norway Partner for export of boats and trailers

2006 - Winner of "Gold Award for Export performance under Medium Category": National Chamber of Exporters

2006 - DML was involved in creating the Boat Building Technology Improvement Institute (BTI) Sri Lanka

2007 - DML Signed an Agreement with a German Partner

2008 - Winner of "Gold Award for Import Performances": Sri Lanka - Malaysian Business Council

2008 - The first Boat show was organized by BTI and DML won the first place in the Most Innovative stall.

2008 - Incorporated DHANUSHA MARINE LANKA EXPORTS (PVT) LTD. on 19th July to cater to Export Market

2008 - MOU Signed with Klaro Renseanlegg for a JV Agreement to introduce " Klaro SBR System" to Sri Lanka

2009- DMLE receives its BOI approval in 2009

2010 - Klaro Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. incorporated with a Water Treatment Solution for Sri Lanka and registered as a Consultant body of Central Environment Authority of Sri Lanka

2011 - KKK signed an Agreement with Dongyu Fiberglass of China for Sole Distributorship in Sri Lanka for CSM

2012 - DML signed an Agreement with Hyundai En –Tech Marine of Korea for Sole Distributorship in Sri Lanka for Hyundai Marine Diesel Engines

2012 - DMLE Certified with ISO 9001-2008 Certification

2013 - Winner of "Gold Award": National Chamber of Exporters

2013 - Managing Director of Dhanusha Group was awarded the Emerging Entrepreneurship: Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award

2014 - The Grand Opening of Total Marine Solution (TMS) showroom and office was held to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of Dhanusha Group of Companies

2014 - Winner of the "Global Commerce Excellence Award": Central Bank of Sri Lanka and Board of Investment

2014 - DMLE offered the Green Channel facility by the Board of Investment

2014 - DMLE appoints its Agents in Seychelles and Djibouti

2014 - Winner of "Corporate Social Responsibility award": JASTICA for Innovative 7 Creation of the Model of "Kaluthara Sthupa" Project

2014 - Signing of Joint Venture Agreement between VPI Norway and Klaro Lanka (Pvt) Ltd to form VPI Lanka (Pvt) Ltd

2014 - Winner of "Gold Award for Exports performances in Year 2014": National Chamber of Exporters

2015 - Winner of "Gold Award as a Best Entrepreneur Excellence": Small Entrepreneurs Development Division of Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs

2015 - DMLE appoints its Agents in South Korea and Tanzania

2015 - Winner of the "Presidential Export Award of Outstanding Export Performance in Boat Building in year 2012": Export Development Board

2015 - Winner of Brand Excellence award under SME category for its "DHANUSHA MARINE" Brand -SLIM

2016 - Winner of award for its Corporate Social Responsibility with the theme of "Gamata 5S": JASTICA

2016 - Signed Joint Venture Agreement among Dhanusha Marine Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.,Hanil Co. Ltd., and Hyundai En Tech Inc., and incorporated Dhanusha Hyundai Shipbuilding Co. (Pvt) Ltd.