Orientation Program of the first batch students of the Faculty of Engineering was inaugurated on 21st February 2014. The Vice Chancellor Senior Prof VasanthyArasaratnam, Rector Mr. K. Arulvel, Deans of all nine Faculties, Deputy Registrars, Bursar office staff, over 150 visitors including parents of the students and the students were attended. This was the third milestone in the development of the Faculty of Engineering. The event was very successful with the blessing talks from all professors and wishing messages from the students as well as the parents.
Base Stone Placed for the Building Complex
Base stone placed for the building complex of the Faculty of Engineering on 6th February 2014. This was done under the patronage of Higher Education Honorable Minister S.B.Dissanayake. Honorable Minister of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development Douglas Devananda, Deputy Chairman of Committees and Member of Parliament Mr. Murugesu Chandrakumar, Jaffna University Vice Chancellor Senior Professor Vasanthy Arasaratnm and Government Agent Kilinochchi Mrs. Rubawathy Ketheeswaranwere Guests of Honour. There were religious celebrations to mark the event. There were over 150 special invitees including professionals and engineers. About 2500 million Sri Lankan Rupees was approved in the cabinet to put up the faculty building complex, essential equipment and furniture.
Housewarming ceremony at the Faculty of Engineering
Housewarming ceremony was held at the Faculty of Engineering at 8:00 a. m. on 6th February 2014. Honorable Minister S.B. Dissanayake, Honarable Minister Douglas Devananda participated and graced the occasion. Vice Chancellor Senior Prof. (Ms.) Vasanthy Arasaratnam, University council members, Registrar and his staff, Bursar office staff, University senate members and all staff members from the faculty were also present at the occasion. This event was jointly organized with the Faculty of Agriculture.