Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

Faculty News

23 January 2019

Third-year second-semester students and the academic staff of Department of Animal and Food Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture organized the “Food and Nutrition Day” to raise the awareness of the people on food nutrition and the health. It was held on 23rd of January 2019 throughout the day at the faculty premises with the participation of the students and both academic and non-academic staff of Faculty of Agriculture. It consisted with many informative events and the events for the entertainment.
The programme was commenced at 7.30 a.m. with a fitness programme guided by physical instructors of Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. Two guest lectures were organized on ayurvedic nutrition and ice cream as a desert conducted by Dr. W.H.U.M. Hewapathirana, Department of Ayurveda, North Central Province and Mr. Indika Perera, Deputy General Manager, Cargills Quality Dairies, respectively. There was a quiz competition parallel to the event and two groups of students representing all the batches took part in this quiz competition. Also there was a site to measure the BMI of the participants in the programme.
The evening was very colourful with cricket and Elle matches. Three teams; students, academic and non-academic competed with each other for the cricket and students won the championship after a tough competition. Further, students’ team beat academics by one point in the Elle match.  At the end of the day, Dr. A.M.J.B. Adikari, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture delivered a speech highlighting the importance of the programme. Mr. H.P.K.E. Gunarathna, Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences proposed the vote of thanks on behalf of organizers before winding up the nutrition day.

More news

Semester Examination June/Aug 2015


Farmer Training Program - "Training as the premise of progress"

Walk to Conserve Malwathu Oya

VIANDS – The Food and Nutrition Day 2019

Fall Armyworm awareness Program

Inauguration Ceremony for new entrants (2017/2018)

RUSL’s First Three Minutes Thesis (3MT) Competition-Successfully held at the 10th Annual Research Symposium of Faculty of Agriculture

11thAnnual Research Symposium_2019 was successfully held on 04.04.2019.

SLJAE opens submissions to the volume 2 of 2019

Crop Diagnostic Clinic, at Paniyankadawala

Agro's English Night "Efflorescence 2019"

Competitive Grants received from the AHEAD Project for the Faculty of Agriculture, RUSL

Calling for Expression of Interest (EoI) for academic staff Training on Curriculum Development and OBE-LCT Approaches in Teaching

Krushi Mela 2019 Agricultural Exhibition

Call for a consultant to develop English Courses, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

Inauguration of e-Journal, Faculty of Agriculture, RUSL

Extension of Application Deadline: Master of Agriculture - Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

Farmer Training Program on "Alternative feed sources for dairy cattle", funded by UNESCO

Farmer Training Programme on “Minimizing Postharvest Losses of Crop Products in Anuradhapura Area”, funded by UNESCO

Farmer Training Program on "Dairy Product Processing", funded by UNESCO

Terms of Reference (ToR) for Trainer/Facilitator Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop on “How to become a successful mentor”

Call for a Consultant to develop two English Courses to the academic program of the Department of Agricultural Systems, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

Dr. Wolly Wijayaratne receives Norman E. Borlaug Fellowship

One day training programme titled, “Nursery Management Techniques of Commercial Floricultural Crops” funded by UNESCO