Dr. K. Chelvakumar presently serving as a visiting professor in IIT, Gandhinagar (IITGN) informed the Faculty of Engineering that there are possible collaborations with IIT (Gandhinagar). As to initiate the relationship and to explore the possible collaborations, during the visit of Prof. Amit Prashant, Dean of Academic Affairs, IITGN, We, Faculty of Engineering academics had a meeting with IITGN delegates on 26th February 2016 at Jungle Beach Resort, Trincomalee.
Third year civil engineering students of university of Jaffna visited Deduru Oya, Victoria, Randenigala, Rantambe and Minipe Scheme under “CE 5040 – Hydraulic Engineering and design” subject on 25th and 26th February 2016. They visited Deduru Oya reservoir headworks and canal system on 25th morning. They visited aqueduct and syphon on RB canal of Deduru Oya, Ridi Bendi Ella weir and some other canal structures.