Amunugama appoints working groups of scientists to recommend on 4 areas of developmental activity

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 00:00 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Minister of Science, Technology, Research, Skills Development, and Vocational Training and Kandyan Heritage Dr. Sarath Amunugama has appointed four working groups of scientists to submit implementable recommendations on four identified thematic areas relating to developmental activity.

The four thematic areas are: Application of modern technology in domestic agriculture, present issues of dry zone and the wet zone agriculture, desalination in relation to the intrusion of sea water to coastal paddy lands, and regional power grids. The inaugural meeting of the working group members was addressed by the minister who explained their terms of reference. The progress of work of the groups which have been requested to submit within two weeks their reports that should include implementable recommendations, will be monitored by the Director General of the National Science Foundation.