Commencement of Duties for Year – 2021

At the dawn of year 2021, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University ceremonially commenced its work for the new year in a special function graced by Major General Milinda Peiris RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil (Ind), Vice Chancellor, Brigadier W Chandrasiri RSP USP psc, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Defence & Admin); and Senior Professor Jayantha Ariyarathne, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic). KDU staff and undergraduates also attended this ceremony.

While appreciating the commendable work by the staff in the year 2020, the Vice Chancellor, in his new year address, emphasized the value of continuing the scheduled work of the University in 2021 applying all the protective measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

As a part of KDU’s CSR projects, KDU awards scholarships to students at Kandawala Maha Vidyalaya, who excelled in studies. This year, R.P Moksha Samaraweera and W.P Chenuli Dulwanya Gunasekara received the scholarships during this ceremony.