Six Senior Academics were Felicitated


The Faculty of Agriculture felicitated six senior academics who left the university service after making a tremendous service to the Faculty, University and the country at a function held on December 29, 2015 at Hotel Grand Kandyan, Kandy in the most glamorous way. Professor Upul Dissanayake, Vice-chancellor of University Peradeniya, Professor Gamini Pushpakumara, Dean of the faculty of Agriculture and Deans of Faculties, academics of the Faculty of Agriculture, professor Emeriti and the family members of the academics who were felicitated gathered to witness the felicitation and pay gratitude to the senior academics who contributed enormously to uplift the standards of the Faculty over the past 3-4 decades.
The senior academics felicitated were:
- Professor A.N. Jayakody [Soil Science]
- Professor A.N.F. Perera [Animal Science]
- Professor B.C.N. Peiris [Crop Science]
- Professor S.E. Peiris [Crop Science]
- Professor R. Karunagoda [Agricultural Biology]
- Dr. P.M.K. Alahakoon [Agricultural Engineering]
Mementos were handed over to the academics during the ceremony by the Vice-Chancellor and the Dean of the Faculty. A compilation of recitations was also distributed among participants. The ceremony was organized by a team of academics from all academic departments. The team was coordinated by Drs. J.K. Vidanaarchchi and U.Vitharana.


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