An awakening memorandum of Understanding was signed on 24.11.2015 between the Department of Geography, Sri Jayewardenepura University and the Department of Geography, Parwathibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margo, Goa. Under the MOU, there will be an exchange of knowledge, experience and technology pertaining to geography. It includes conducting of joint conference, taking up joint research projects at faculty and students’ level, internships and exchange of faculty expertise.
A student conference “Indo – Sri Lanka Academic Conference 2015” was held on 24.11.2015. A total 10 research papers were presented by the students. It was a great and enriching experience for the students of both the countries.
Vice chancellor of University of Sri Jayewardenepura Prof. Sampath Amarathunge, Dean of the faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences Mr. Lasantha Nawarathne, Registrar of University of Sri Jayewardenepura Mr. K.G.Brito and Head of the Department of Geography of Parvatibai Chowgule Prof. Anaga Dicholkar took part in this glorious event as chief guests. In addition that Head of the Department of Geography of University of Sri Jayewardenepura Prof. Sunethra Thennakoon all the members of academic an non-academic and all the students attended this occasion.
In par this event a cultural show was held yesterday (27th) in Si Sumangala Mansion of University of Sri Jayewardenepura with participation of students of Department of Geography and students who are studying in Parwatibai Chowgule College. It was followed by the rich cultural show.
A research conference was held as one of the event of this programme Venerable Dr. Pinnawala Sangasumana cordinate this conference and research scripts about communal development & environment management were handed over in this occasion.