Commemoration of Late Dr.N.Balakrishnan held on 2nd September 2020 at FBS

Memorial Day of late Dr. N. Balakrishnan (1st Rector of the Vavuniya Campus) was held on 2nd September 2020 at 2.00 pm at the Faculty of Business Studies, Vavuniya Campus. Senior Professor Ranjith Wijewardana / Former Vice Chancellor, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka has conducted a memorial lecture on “Income Distribution and the Economic Growth in Sri Lanka”. The Memorial Day oratory competition on the title of “The Consequences and Challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Sri Lankan Economy” for A/L Economics Students in Vavuniya district has been conducted followed by memorial lecture.

Dr Y.Nanthagopan, Dean /Faculty of Business Studies presided the memorial day. The Vice Chancellor of the University of Jaffna Prof.Sri Sarkunaraja addressed the memorial event via Zoom. Mr B.Inthiran, Son of late Dr. N. Balakrishnan, Dr.T.Mangaleswaran, Rector of the Campus, Emeritus Professor P. Balasundarampillai and Professor S. Mohanadas, Former Vice Chancellors of the University of Jaffna, Mr.K.Kandepan, Registrar of the University, Council Member of the University Mr.P.Thiruvathavooran, Deans of the Faculties, Heads of Departments, academic and non-academic staffs of the Campus, special invitees from the university of Jaffna, and the students of the faculty were taken part at this remarkable memorial episode. Further, the students from Kanagarayankulam Maha Vidyalayam, Rambaikulam GMV, Saivapragasa Ladies College and Vavuniya Tamil Madhya Maha Vidyalayam participated at the Memorial Day Oratory Competition for A/L Economics Students and Prof.S.Santhirasegaram judged the Competition. Finally, for the certificates and awards were given to the participants and winners.