Contemporary Issues in Agriculture, Engineering, Management, Information Technology & Life Sciences
About Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya

The PGIA of University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka was established in June 1975, as the first institution of postgraduate education of its kind in the country, functions as an Institution within the University of Peradeniya, under the direction of its Board of Management. At present PGIA offers postgraduate programmes in 31 disciplines and the emphasis is to train and provide most updated knowledge while facilitating research programmes. The programmes of study comprise of course work only, course work and research, and research only, leading to MSc, MPhil, MBA, PhD and DBA degrees. PGIA student population includes local and foreign graduates from different faculties including Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science, Arts, Science, Medicine, Engineering, Management, ICT and Life Sciences. Students from Bangladesh, India, Peoples’ Republic of China, Nepal, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Nigeria and Ghana have already completed their postgraduate degrees at the PGIA. The Panel of Teachers consists of over 300 outstanding academic staff with wide teaching and research experience, including more than 50 professors, of which majority are from the Faculty of Agriculture, Peradeniya and the others from other Faculties of the University System, Government Departments, Research Institutes, Corporations, Private Sector Firms, International Institutions and Non-governmental Organizations.

Conference Objective

The primary goal of the conference is to promote research and development activities in, Engineering, Life sciences, Management, information and Communication Technology, Agriculture. lt aims to promote scientific information between researchers, developers, engineers, students and practitioners working in lndia and abroad.

The objective of the conference is to acquaint the academicians, scholars and researchers with the latest research practices prevalent in Agriculture, Engineering, Life sciences, information Technology and Management.

Conference Themes

Covers all topics in the broad Domains of Agriculture, Engineering, Management, information technology and Life sciences