Jaffna University to establish Faculty of Agriculture in Killinochchi

[TamilNet, Sunday, 04 September 2005, 17:50 GMT]
Faculty of Agriculture of the Jaffna University is to be established in 400-acre land, which is allocated at Ponnagar in Killinochchi district. The foundation-laying event for the project will be held on 6 September, said Professor C.Mohanathas, Vice Chancellor of the Jaffna University.

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Jaffna University Vice Chancellor Professor Mohanadas speaking at the event
Professor C.Mohanathas further said the foundation stone would be laid for the new building complex of the Vavuniya Campus of the Jaffna University on 10 September at Pampaimadu in Vavuniya district.

About 160 acres of land has been allocated for this project. In the first phase students' hostels, and other infrastructure facilities will be constructed at a cost of 30 million rupees, he said.

Professor C.Mohanathas added that the University Grants Commission (UGC) has allocated 700 million rupees for the next year to construct necessary buildings and purchase equipments urgently needed for the university and its Vavuniya campus.

 

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