New building complex for Jaffna University
The University of Jaffna is to be expanded with a new building
complex for its Management Studies and Commerce Faculty at a cost of Rs.
400 million. It will provide enhanced facilities to both students and
Mass Media and Information Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa said
Cabinet had granted approval for a proposal submitted by Higher
Education Minister Prof. Vishwa Warnapala to build the new complex.
The faculty established in 1999, consists of 800 students and 40
academic staff. It has two Departments - Management and Commerce,
providing four year special degree courses.
These programs are being carried out sharing facilities with the
Faculty of Arts due to lack of space.
The construction of the first phase of the proposed new wing is to be
implemented early next year, and the balance work will follow in four