The Institute of Regional Development and Governance (IRDG) – headed by Mr. Sivagurunathan Rangarajah, Former Chief Secretary of the North-East Provincial Council in Sri Lanka, visited together with Mr. Naga Narendran to the Faculty of Engineering on 2nd December 2017. This was to discuss with all three deans of the Engineering, Agriculture and Technology Faculties. During this meeting, possible community outreach programs were discuss as fruitful future events. Finally it was decided to initiate simple collaborations while drafting an MOU for solid and sustainable collaborations. This discussion was coordinated by Mr. M. Vignarajah of the Faculty of Engineering.