A good boss makes his men realize they have more ability than they think they have so that they consistently do better work than they thought they could.”
– Charles Erwin Wilson-


Despite his many creditable achievements and accomplishments, Mr.Vellathamby Hussain belonged to that dying breed of public servants who carried out whatever duties entrusted to them efficiently and loyally.

Mr. Hussain graduated from the University of Peradeniya and obtained a Bachelor of Commerce Degree. Thereafter, he continued his post-graduate studies at University of Madurai Kamaraj and obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. He had many professional qualifications which enhanced his skills and personality.

He began his career in 1979 at the National Savings Bank, Kandy as a Junior Officer. He served the National Savings Bank (NSB) for six years and thereafter in 1985, he joined Paramount Shipping (Pvt.) Ltd. as an Accountant. He served 13 years’ service as an Accountant under Paramount Shipping (PVT.) Ltd.

He joined Rehabilitation Authority in January 01, 1998 as an Assistant Director. He served for 20 years in REPPIA in different Divisions including, General Administration, Payment of Compensation for Government Servants, Payment of Compensation for General public, Most Affected Persons, Political Violence, Payment of Compensation for Religious Places and other Loan Schemes. In 2006, he was promoted as the Deputy Director. He played a very crucial role in all the welfare activities and he was enthusiastic in discharging his responsibilities.

We are quite certain that displaying our sense of gratitude, the staff of REPPIA will always remember and recognize the stature of this humble personality