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I GO GREEN 2018

A one-day environment awareness camp ‘I go green’ organized by the Center for sustainability solutions (CSS) of the University of Kelaniya for the children of the staff was held on 19th December 2018 at the premises of the Faculty of Science and Landscape Department. The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya, Prof. D.M. Semasinghe, the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Prof. R. M. Patrick Rathnayake, the Dean of the Faculty of Science Prof. Prof. B. M. Jayawardhana, Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Prof. A. Jayamaha, Chairman, Research Council, Prof. Sunil Chandra, Registrar Mr. W.M. Karunaratne, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Chinthaka Ratnayake, the Director of the Centre for sustainability solutions of the University of Kelaniya Prof. U.P.K Epa, members of CSS and members of the academic and non- academic staff were also present at the inauguration. Participants had the opportunity to get the knowledge and hands on experience on solid waste management, hydroponics and use of sunlight in agriculture and (soilless culture of plants). An awareness programme on dengue mosquito control and disease prevention was also conducted. Quiz and drawing competitions on environmental themes were held and winners were awarded.