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Media conference on "Second National Language Proficiency Programme for Public Officers"


 

New Secretary for the UGC

Dr. Priyantha Premakumara assumed duties as the Secretary of the University Grants Commission on 10th November 2014. Chairperson of the UGC, other high ranking officials and the staff of the UGC took part in the occasion.

Dr. Premakumara joined the UGC in April 1999 as an Assistant Secretary and was promoted to the post of Senior Assistant Secretary in January 2005. Then he was promoted to the post of Additional Secretary of Academic Affairs and University Admissions in October 2010. Dr. Premakumara was appointed as the Additional Secretary of the Human Resources in September 2011 and remained in both positions until he became the Secretary of the UGC.

We extend sincere best wishes to him for continued success and happiness in all his future endeavors.


 

The foundation stone of the proposed four storied new building was laid on 09 November 2014

The foundation stone of the proposed four storied new building was laid on the 9th November 2014, at premises of University Grants Commission Secretariat, which was graced by the Chairperson of the University Grants Commission with the participation of Commission Members and other Officials.


 

Visit of Dr Rudiger Voss Head of International Relations, European Organization for Nuclear Research CERN, Geneva, Switzerland on 03 November 2014

Dr Rudiger Voss Head of International Relations, European Organization for Nuclear Research CERN, Geneva, Switzerland visited University Grants Commission on 3rd November 2014. Main objective of this discussion was to explore the possibilities of student exchange for CERN Summer Student Programme and Doctor of Philosophy programmes.

Participants of the meeting were Secretary Ministry of Higher Education, Chairperson University Grants Commission, Vice Chairman University Grants Commission, Acting Secretary University Grants Commission, Deans of Science Faculties, members form COSTI and Accountant of the University Grants Commission.


 

 

Discussion on "Investment Framework for Research and Development", 27.10.2014

The Standing Committee on Postgraduate and Research of University Grants Commission has organized this special meeting to share “Investment Framework for Research and Development’’ prepared by Ministry of Technology and Research held on 27th of October, 2014 at the Main Board Room of the University Grants Commission. Main objective of this discussion was to align the research and development in universities with the Investment Framework for Research and Development of the Ministry of Technology and Research.

Participants of the workshop were Chairperson University Grants Commission, Secretary of Ministry of Technology and Research, Chairman, National Science & Technology Commission, Chief Coordinator of Investment Framework for Research and Development, Vice Chancellor of University of Moratuwa, Vice Chancellor of University of Jaffna, Committee members of Standing Committee on Postgraduate and Research of University Grants Commission and Administrative officers of the University Grants Commission.


 

 
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