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B. A. (Kelaniya), MSSc .(Kelaniya), PhD(Minnesota/Kelaniya)

 

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Book or Text Book

  • Nishan Sakalasooriya and Sarath Vitharana, Chaminda Abeysinghe, Janaka Hemathilaka (2014) Compilation of Case Studies: The Project of Community Governance in Infrastructure Facilities, Practical Action, co-financed by European Union,

ISBN 978-955-9417-69-9

 

  • Nishan Sakalasooriya and Janaka Hemathilaka, Lional Thilakarathna, Ranga Pallawala (2014), Guidelines to Participatory Planning for Regional Development, Practical Action,

ISBN 978 955-9417-63-7

  • Nishan Sakalasooriya (2011) Millennium Development Goals: Special Reference to Developing World Including Sri Lanka, 2nd Edition, Thilina Publishers,

ISBN-978-955-98164-2-3

 

  • Nishan Sakalasooriya (2011) Concepts of Physical Geography, Part I, 2nd Edition, Thilina Publishers,  ISBN-978-955-98164-1-6

  • Nishan Sakalasooriya, Jayantha Kalansooriya, Manjula Gunarathna (2008)  A3 Solutions: The Toyota Way, Kaizen Research Proposal, published by Kaizen Centre, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, approved by the 197th Board meeting of Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka,  2008 August

  • Nishan Sakalasooriya, Jayantha Kalansooriya, (2008) Employee Suggestions System ,  published by Kaizen Centre, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, approved the Head’s  Committee of Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka,

Editions:

  • Co-Editor, ‘KAIZEN’ ,        Published by the Kaizen Centre, Faculty of Social Sciences,

University of Kelaiya, Sri Lanka. 2008

  • Co-Editor, “Reviewing the Indian Encounter-2007”

‘Reviewing the Indian Encounter-2007: Exposure of Academic Staff in JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) Experience, Research Centre for Social Sciences (RCSS), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Research Publication

Full Papers

 

Chapters in Books:

 

  • Spatial Inequality of  Development in Sri Lanka: The Case of Gampaha District in Kalyana Deepanie, Eds. Prof. Piyadasa Ranasinghe at al. published by the Alumni Association of University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2009

 

  • ‘Awakening of Polonnaruwa with the Pioneer Peasant Colonization’ in Pulathisi Wansaya, Ed. Nihal Jayathunge, published by the Ministry of Cultural Affaires and National Heritage, Sri Lanka, 2009, ISBN 978-955-9117-18-6

 

 

Articles in Refereed Journals:

 

  • Global Positioning System (GPS), in Bhugola Vidya Thorathuru Magazine, Vol. X, published by the Sri Lankan Geographers’ Association, Sri Lanka. 2016, ISBN 1291-7862

 

  • Development Trends of Polonnaruwa District in Pulathisi Navodaya Magazine, Vol. I, published by District Secretariat, Sri Lanka. 2016, ISBN 1291-7862

 

  • The root causes of the issues of social-ecological systems in Central Fragile Zone of Sri Lanka A Political Ecological Analysis, the Case from SabaragamuawaProvonce, SEEK Digital Library; DOI: 10.15224/978-1-63248-081-1-122 Page(s): 152 - 159

 

  • The Role of Elected Members in Local Government in Sri Lanka, Community Governance  XIV, published by GAMANA, co-financed by Europe  Union, March, 2014

 

  • The Principles of Biophysical Sustainability for Sustainable Development,  in BhaumaVidya Magazine, Vol. X, published by the Society of Geography and Development Studies, University of Kelaniya. 2014, ISBN 1391-7862

 

  • World Food Crisis and Developing  Countries’ in  Journal of Sambhasha XVII Volume (Ed.) Ven. Rev. Walaswewe Ghnanarathana at al., published by the Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka, 2009/2010

 

  • Contemporary Natural Disasters and Human Wellbeing in Developing Countries’ in Journal of Sambhasha XVII Volume (Ed.) Rev. Walaswewe Ghnanarathana at al., published by the  Ministry of            Education, Sri Lanka 2009/2010,

 

  • Environmental Poverty and Sustainable Development’ the case of Sabaragamuwa Province in the   journal of BoumaSamiksha (Ed.) Sujani Rathnasekara, published by The Post Graduate Students’  Association, Department of Geography University of Kelaniya 2009, ISBN 1800-40-40

 

  • Engendering Spatial Balance of Development: A Case study of Gampaha District in Sri Lanka’ in the Journal of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 2007
  • Spatial patterns of Ageing Population of the World, the   journal of Bouma Samiksha (Ed.) Prasad Karunarathna, Awanthi Nimalaweera, Dakshina Ranadewa published by The Post Graduate Students’ Association, Department of Geography University of Kelaniya 2007, ISBN 1800-40-40

 

  • Spatial Patterns of Poverty in Sri Lanka’ in Sambhasha, published by the Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka. 2007

 

  • Rethinking Development in Sri Lanka’ in Abhisarana, (Eds.) Wimalananda, Ven. Galkiriyagama and Mahinda, Ven. Palampitiye, Sri Lanka Buddhist Association in Cyprus. 2006

 

  • ‘World Population Trends’  in Bhauma Vidya Magazine, Vol. viii, published by the Society of Geography and Development Studies, University of Kelaniya. 2006, ISBN 1391-7862

 

  • Natural Hazards and Human Activities’ in BhaumaVidya Magazine, Vol. vii, published by the Society of Geography and Development Studies, University of Kelaniya. 2005, ISBN 1391-7862

 

  • Evolution of The Earth’ in BhaumaVidya Magazine, Vol. vi, published by the Society of Geography and Development Studies, University of Kelaniya. 2004, ISBN 1391-7862

 

  • Palestine and Middle East Conflict’ in BhaumaVidya Magazine, Vol. v,  published by the Society of Geography and Development Studies, University of Kelaniya, 2003, ISBN 1391-7862

 

  • Geo–Political Basis of the World Power’ in BhaumaVidya Magazine, Vol. iv, published by the Society of Geography and Development Studies, University of Kelaniya. 2002, ISBN 1391-7862

 

Published Abstracts:  International

 

  • Kularatnte, M.G., Amarasinghe, A.G., Premarathna, W.M.A.G.H., Dharmasiri, L.M., Chandrasena, U.A., Sakalasooriya, N., Waniganeththi, G., Fernando, V., Rathnasekara, S., Wijesekara, S., Senarathna, D. and Arunashantha, S. 2016. Issues and Solutions for Municipal Waste Management in Sri Lanka. 3rd International Conference on Social Sciences (3rd ICSS), 30th September - 01st October 2016, Research Centre for Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p 106. Date: 2016, and in Digital Repository, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

URI: http://repository.kln.ac.lk/handle/123456789/14727

 

 

  • Disaster Management Issues of Marginalized People in Flood Affected Areas in the City of Colombo and Its Surroundings: the Cases of Colombo and Gampaha Districts of Sri Lanka

 

  • In conference Proceedings of 03rd International Conference on Social Sciences held in University of Kelaniya, Sri lanka from 30th August to 1st October, 2016

 

  • The influence of Land cover changes on landslides susceptibility in landslide prone areas in Central Fragile Zone of Sri Lanka: A political ecological analysis

 

  • In conference Proceedings of 33rd International Geographic Congress held in Beijing, China from 21st August to 26th August, 2016

 

  • The root causes behind the ethnic issue in northern and eastern regions of Sri Lanka: A geographical analysis

 

  • In conference proceedings of the Association of American Geographers Annual Conference held on 26th March to 2nd April 2016 at San Francisco in USA

 

  • “The root causes of the issues of social-ecological systems in Central Fragile Zone of Sri Lanka: A Political Ecological Analysis”.

 

  • In conference proceedings of the Third International Conference on advances in Management, Economic and Social sciences, MES 2015 which was held at the Hotel Novotel Roma,, Rome, Italy, 10 -11 December 2015.

 

  • Sustainable Development Framework for Environmentally Sensitive Areas: the case Sabaragamuwa Province Sri Lanka. In conference proceedings, Culture , Globalization and the Developing World, International Conference on Social Sciences, Sri Lanka, November 2013, Organized by Research Centre for Social Sciences (RCSS), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka ISBN978-955-4563-13-01

 

  • Sustainability of Participatory Development Projects in Local Government Areas of Sri Lanka, Cases from Community Governance Project for Infrastructure Projects in Nikaweratiya and Navithanvelli Divisional Councils. 2013

 

  • In conference proceedings, Culture, Globalization and the Developing World, international Conference on Social Sciences, Sri Lanka, November 2013, Organized by Research Centre for Social Sciences (RCSS), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, Lanka ISBN978-955-4563-13-01

 

  • Environmentally Related Backwardness in Underdeveloped Areas of Sabaragamuwa Province in Sri Lanka (2008)

 

  • The 1st International Conference on Social Sciences, Sri Lanka (ICSSL)–2008 ‘Theory and practice of Social Sciences for human wellbeing in South Asia’ in seminar proceedings, Research Centre for Social Sciences (RCSS), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

 

  • The Role of the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment in Solving Unemployment Issue in Peripheral Areas of Sri Lanka (2008)

 

  • The 1st International Conference on Social Sciences, Sri Lanka (ICSSL)–2008 ‘Theory and practice of Social Sciences for human wellbeing in South Asia’ in seminar proceedings, Research Centre for Social Sciences (RCSS), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

 

  • Caste Based Social Stratification and Development Backwardness: A Case Study of Gampaha District in Sri Lanka (2008)

 

  • The 1st International Conference on Social Sciences, Sri Lanka (ICSSL)–2008 ‘Theory and practice of Social Sciences for human wellbeing in South Asia’ in seminar proceedings, Research Centre for Social Sciences (RCSS), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

 

  • The Backwardness of Development in the Rural Peripheries of Rapidly Changing Areas in Sri Lanka (2007)

 

  • 11th International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies, ‘Social Realities and Natural Environment in Sri Lanka: Insiders’ and outsiders’ Perspectives’ in Seminar proceedings, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.

 

  • Role of Integrated Economic Circuit Systems in Rural Development: The Changing Trends of the Peridic Market Systems in Sri Lanka  (2007)

 

  • 11th International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies, ‘Social Realities and Natural Environment in Sri Lanka: Insiders’ and outsiders’ Perspectives’ in Seminar proceedings, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.

 

  • Loss of Biodiversity in Sri Lanka, ‘Reviewing the Indian Encounter’: Exposure of Academic Staff College in JNU, New Delhi, India (2007)

 

  • Symposium of the Academic Staff Members of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, who have participated in refresher and Orientation Courses at Academic Staff College (ASC), Jawaharlal Nehru University, India, Organized by Research Centre for Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka in Seminar Proceedings.

 

  • Peripheral Backwardness in Rapidly Developing Regions: A Case Study in GampahaDistrict  (2006)

 

  • 10th International Conference on Sri Lanka Studies, ‘Sri Lanka after Five Hundred Years of Western Colonization and Future Perspectives’ in Seminar proceedings, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

 

Published Abstracts:  National

  • Hennayaka, H.M.L.D. and Sakalasooriya, N. 2015. Progress of Post Disaster Management Process of Landslides in Sri Lanka: with Special Reference to Two Major Landslides in Budulla District. Proceedings of the 1st National Symposium of Social Sciences Undergraduates (NSSU), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p. 86. Date: 2015 and Digital Repository, University of Kelaniya, URI: http://repository.kln.ac.lk/handle/123456789/11838, in Google scholar, https://scholar.google.com/scholar?start=0&q=Nishann+Sakalasooriya&hl=en&as_sdt=0,5

 

  • Alpitiya, T.W.G.W.U. and Sakalasooriya, N. 2015. Socio-economic Achievements and Stranded of Living Conditions of Lower Educated People in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 1st National Symposium of Social Sciences Undergraduates (NSSU), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p. 90. Date: 2015 and Digital Repository, University of Kelaniya, URI: http://repository.kln.ac.lk/handle/123456789/11842, and in Google Scholar,https://scholar.google.com/scholar?start=0&q=Nishann+Sakalasooriya&hl=en&as_sdt=0,5

 

 

  • Hansamali, K.W.M. and Sakalasooriya, N. 2015. Contribution of Computer Literacy for Socio-economic Development in Rural Areas of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 1st National Symposium of Social Sciences Undergraduates (NSSU), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p. 67. Date: 2015, Digital Repository, University of Kelaniya, URI: http://repository.kln.ac.lk/handle/123456789/11819, and in Google Scholar, https://scholar.google.com/scholar?start=0&q=Nishann+Sakalasooriya&hl=en&as_sdt=0,5

 

  • Gunawardana, P.H.J.P. and Sakalasooriya, N. 2015. Economic and Social Vulnerability of Chronic Kidney Disease Affected Families in Sri Lanka; the Case Studies in Anuradhapura District. Proceedings of the 1st National Symposium of Social Sciences Undergraduates (NSSU), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p. 68. Date: 2015, Digital Repository, University of Kelaniya, URI: http://repository.kln.ac.lk/handle/123456789/11820, and in Google Scholar, https://scholar.google.com/scholar?start=0&q=Nishann+Sakalasooriya&hl=en&as_sdt=0,5

 

 

  • Chathurangani, W.M.M.; Sakalasooriya, N. 2015. Impact of Drugs Addiction to Rural Development in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 1st National Symposium of Social Sciences Undergraduates (NSSU), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p. 75. Date: 2015, and in Digital Repository, University of Kelaniya, URI: http://repository.kln.ac.lk/handle/123456789/11827, and in Google Scholar, https://scholar.google.com/scholar?start=0&q=Nishann+Sakalasooriya&hl=en&as_sdt=0,5

 

  • Wimalarathne, P.A.M.S. and Sakalasooriya, N. 2015. Evaluation of the Progress of Pilisaru Solid Waste Management Project in Kegalle Urban Council. Proceedings of the 1st National Symposium of Social Sciences Undergraduates (NSSU), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p. 71. Date: 2015, and in Digital Repository, University of Kelaniya, URI: http://repository.kln.ac.lk/handle/123456789/11823

 

 

  • Fonseka, W.U.C. and Sakalasooriya, N. 2015. Negative Impacts of Facebook Social Media of Younger Generation’s Social Life; A Case from Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 1st National Symposium of Social Sciences Undergraduates (NSSU), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p. 82. Date: 2015, and in Digital Repository, University of Kalaniya, URI: http://repository.kln.ac.lk/handle/123456789/11834

 

 

  • Mihirani, K.G.N. and Sakalasooriya, N. 2015. The Endemic Socio-Economic Issues of Widowed Female Headed Families in Rural Areas of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 1st National Symposium of Social Sciences, 2015, and in Digital Repository, University of Kalaniya, Undergraduates (NSSU), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p. 94. Date: 2015, and in Digital Repository, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka URI: http://repository.kln.ac.lk/handle/123456789/11846

 

  • Siriyalatha, D.K.P. and Sakalasooriya, N. 2015. Socio-economic Impact of the Transformation Mechanical Technology in Paddy Cultivation of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 1st National Symposium of Social Sciences Undergraduates (NSSU), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. p. 91. Date: 2015, and in in Digital Repository, University of Kalaniya, URI: http://repository.kln.ac.lk/handle/123456789/11843

 

 

  • The Major Causes of Road Accidents in Sri Lanka (2011)

Knowledge for Development’ Annual Research Symposium, Research Centre for Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

 

  • Spatial Patterns of Poverty in Sri Lanka: (2008)

Annual Conference of Sociological Association of Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

 

  • The Backwardness of Development in Downward Transitional Areas of Gampaha District, (2006) Annual Research Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

 

  • Visual Management Systems for Universities: A Case Study in University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, (2006) Annual Research Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

 

  • Development Backwardness of Rural Peripheral Areas in Gampaha District (2004) Annual Research Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

 


  • Disaster Management, Sustainable Development Regional Planning, Political Ecology

  • Project evaluation, Disaster Risk Reduction, sustainable approaches to regional development planning.  Community governance for sustainable societies.

Team Leader

  • Governance Capacity Assessment of Community Service Organizations (CSOs) in Kandaketiya, Meegahakiwula and Rideemaliyadde DS Divisions in Uva Province of Sri Lanka

This is a quantitate and qualitative assessment and this three year economic value chain development project will be implemented by World Vision Sri Lanka and Janathakshan with the funds of Europe Union.   This is 04 Months study  Start Date: August 1, 2016 End Date: December 31, Assignment Location: 03 DS Divisions in Badulla Districts of Sri Lanka

Name of the client: Janathakshan and World Vision Sri Lanka

 

  • Quantitative Assessment of Australian Community Rehabilitation Program Phase-3 (ACRP3), Assignment Duration: 02 months Start Date:: June 09, 2015 End Date: August 09, 2015, Assignment Location: Monaragala, Ampara, Batticolo, Trincomalee,  Polonnaruwa, Vaunia, Mulathivu, Kilinochchi, Anuradapura, Kegalle and  Hambantota,  (11 Districts), Name of the client: Oxfam Sri Lanka

 

  • End of 1st Phase Evaluation, Wattala Urban Development Programe (UDP, Assignment Duration: 03 Months  Start Date: October 1, 2014  End Date: December 31, 2014,       Assignment Location: Wattala Urban Council -  Sri Lanka, Name of the client: World Vision Lanka, Colombo

 

 

  • Final Project Evaluation of Community Governance in Infrastructure Services in Pakistan, Orissa, Puri, Gop, Daspalla, Bhubaneswar Implemented by Practical Action Colombo and Rural Development Policy Institute (RDPI), European Commission funded Project.

 

  • Final Project Evaluation of Community Governance in Infrastructure Services in India, Orissa, Puri, Gop, Daspalla, Bhubaneswar Implemented by Practical Action India, European Commission funded Project.

 

  • Final Project Evaluation of Community Governance in Infrastructure Services in Sri Lanka, Kurunegala, Ampara, Baticalo, Galle, Colombo, Implemented by Practical Action, Colombo, European Commission funded Project.

 

  • Mid Term Project Evaluation of Community Governance in Infrastructure Services in Sri Lanka, Kurunegala, Ampara, Baticalo, Galle, Colombo, Implemented by Practical Action, European Commission funded Project.

Team Member

  • Quantitate and Qualitative assessment of Pilisaru Solid waste management implemented by Central Environmental Authority, Ministry of Environment, 04 Months  Start Date: August 1, 2015 End Date: November 30, 2015, 3.Assignment Location: 20 Districts of Sri Lanka

Name of the client: Central Environmental Authority, Ministry of Environment, Government of Sri Lanka

 

 

Resource Person: National Level

 

Guest Lecturer,

  • National Police College, Kalutara,  2015

 

  • One day workshop on improving the working capacity and the efficiency of the Members of Mirigama Divisional Council, Organized by Mirigama Divisional Council, Held in Mirigama Divisional Council on March 15th, 2015.

Guest Lecturer,

  • National Police Academy, Katana,  2014/2015

 

  • One day workshop on improving the working capacity and the efficiency of the Members of Wattala Divisional Council, Organized by Wattala Divisional Council, Held in Wattlala Divisional Council on March 15th, 2015.

 

  • One day workshop on improving the working capacity and the efficiency of the Members of Gampaha Divisional Council, Organized by Gampaha Divisional Council, Held in Gampaha Divisional Council on November 10th, 2014.

 

  • One day workshop on improving the working capacity and the efficiency of the Members of Kelaniya Divisional Council, Organized by Biyagama Divisional Council, Held in Hotel Clarion, Kelaniya, on October 29th 2014.

 

  • One day workshop on improving the working capacity and the efficiency of the Members of Biyagama Divisional Council, Organized by Biyagama Divisional Council, Held in Green Garden Resort, Biyagama, on October 28th 2014.

 

 

  • One day workshop on improving the working capacity and the efficiency of the Members of Dompe Divisional Council, Organized by Dompe Divisional Council, Held in Green Village Hotel, Weliweriya, on September 06th 2014.

 

  • Resource Person, One day workshop on good governance for Members of Kotte Municipal Council, Organized by Kotte Municipal Council, Held in Palm Village Hotel, Uswetekeiyawa, on 12th July 2012, Topic of the lecture, Role of the Young Councilors in Good Governance.

 

  • Data analyst and interpreter of the  Social and Economic Survey in Road Expansion Project for the roads of A2 and A3 conducted by Road Development Authority, Sri Lanka

 

  • Resource Person, Three day workshop on good governance for Members of Local Governments in Southern Province, Organized by Chief Minister’s  Office, Southern Province, Held in Mt Levinia Hotel, on 8th April 2012, Topic of the lecture, Practicing Good Governance in Local Governments.

 

  • Team member and the data analyst of the research team for Head counting and Visitors Perception of DeyataKirula National Development Programme and Exhibition held at Oyamaduwa, Anuradhapura, The research was conducted by the Ministry of Telecommunication, Sri Lanka. The Report of the Research has been submitted to the His Excellency the President of Sri Lanka.

 

  • Keynote address, Inaugural District Conventions of National Intellectuals and Professionals  Organization (NIPO), Polonnaruwa District, Sri Lanka, Theme, Regional Development Disparities and Future Challenges of Sri Lanka, 31. 08.2011

 

  • Resource Person, Three day workshop on Good Governance for Administrative Officers of Monaragala District, Organized by District Secretary, Monaragala, Funded by World Vision Lanka, from 21st August to 23rd August 2011 in NuwaraEliya

 

  • The principal Lecturer for PRA Methods, on the workshops organized by Sri Lanka Institute of Local Governance, Ministry of Local Government and Provincial Councils, Since 2009 to date

 

  • The principal Lecturer for MDGs, on the workshops organized by Sri Lanka Institute of Local Governance, Ministry of Local Government and Provincial Councils, Since 2009 to date

 

  • Keynote address, Inaugural District Conventions of National Intellectuals and Professionals  Organization (NIPO) Sri Lanka, Theme, Regional Development Disparities and Power Devolution of Sri Lanka

 

  • Resource person, Good Governance for Sustainable Development for Social Workers in Monaragala District, organized by District secretary, Monaragala, funded by Business Creations (pvt) Ltd. and Word Vision Lanka

 

  • Resource person, Community Governance and Good Governance, Practical Action, Colombo Sri Lanka

 

  • Visiting Lecturer,  Higher Diploma in Local Governance, Sri Lanka Institute of Local Governance, Ministry of Local Government and Provincial Councils, Since 2009 to date

 

  • Resource Person, Young Councilors National Platform District Leadership Training Programme, Organized by Federation of Sri Lankan Local Government Authorities, 5-6 September, 2009
  • Television Educational Programs-2008 in Geography at Educational Unit, Independence Television Network of Sri Lanka 2008

 

  • Guest lecture on ‘Physical Geography’ to Advanced Level Students on Educational Assistance Programme-2008 organized by Thamankaduwa Pradeshiya Sabha – Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka, 28th of June 2008

 

  • Guest lecture on ‘Global Warming and Climatic Changes in Sri Lanka’ to Teachers and Advanced Level Science Students on Science Day-2008 organized by WP/ VishakaBalikaVidyalaya, Sri Lanka. 18th of July 2008

 

  • Guest lecture on ‘Geography of Sri Lanka’ to Chauffeur Guides’ Training Programme-2008 organized by Aitken Spence Travels Ltd., Sri Lanka, 7th of July 2008

 

  • Visiting Lecturer for Teachers Training Program at Nittambuwa Resource Center, Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka. 2007-2008

 

  • Guest lectures on 'Development Challenges of Sri Lanka in the new millennium' at the Ministry of Fisheries, Sri Lanka, 18th June 2007

 

  • Television Discussion in ‘Ira Aandurupata’ on Moragahakanda Development Project at National Television Cooperation, Sri Lanka. 2007

 

  • Television Educational Programs-2007 in Geography at Educational Unit, Independence Television Network, Sri Lanka, 2007

 

  • Radio Discussion on 'Environmental issues in Development process of Sri Lanka' at Sri Lanka Broadcasting Cooperation (SLBC), 2007

 

  • Consultant to redraft the Praja Mandala guidelines for Eastern Province

 

  • Consultant for establishing and reactivating Praja Manda community organizations in North, Uwa and Eastern Provinces in Sri lanka

 

  • Consultant for Syllabus review of Advanced Diploma in Crime Investigation, National Police Academy

 

  • Member of Syllabus review committee of the National Police Academy

 

  • Member of the Quality Assurance Committee of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniaya, 03 years with effect from 15 June 2015.

 

  • Member of International Geographic Congress, World Geographers association

 

  • Member of American Geographers’ Association (AAG)

 

  • Member of Sri Lankan Geographers’ Association (SLAG)

 

  • Chief Secretary, Alumni Association, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, (2004/2010)

 

  • Visiting Research Scholar, Department of Geography, Urban, Environment and Sustainability Studies, University of Minnesota, Duluth, USA August 2013 thru May 2014

 

  • Senior Lecturer Grade II, Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, Since August 2014 to date

 

  • Visiting scholar, GIS Center, University of Lund, Sweden, September 2009

 

  • Senior Lecturer Grade II, Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, Since August 2008 to 2014

 

  • Lecturer, Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, January 2007 thru August 2008

 

  • Lecturer (Probationary), Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2004 -2006

 

  • Temporary Assistant Lecturer, Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2002-2003

 

  • Demonstrator, Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2001-2002

  • Member of International Geographic Congress, World Geographers association

 

  • Member of American Geographers’ Association (AAG)

 

  • Member of Sri Lankan Geographers’ Association (SLAG)

 

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