Core Members


Cap-Net Lanka is a Network hosted by the PGIA.  It is managed by the Director/PGIA and the Core Group (CG) Members (Pioneers of the Cap-Net Lanka) working in many higher educational institutions and government institutions involved in capacity building in water management.

The Core Group is the decision making body and responsible for the preparation of the work plan, executing it and reporting the progress to the donor, the global Cap-Net. This is the management structure that global Cap-Net recommends for a country network.

The details of the Core Group Members are given below.

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Prof. C.M.B. Dematawewa 

Director - PGIA
University of Peradeniya

Email: mdematawewa@gmail.com

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Dr. Selvarajah Pathmarajah 
Country Coordinator

Dr. S. Pathmarajah is a Senior Lecturer attached to the Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya. He holds a Ph.D. in “Irrigation Engineering and Management” from the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. His teaching and research experience with the university spans over 25 years. Before joining the university in 1990, Dr. Pathmarajah served as a junior researcher at the International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI) which is now known as IWMI. He has always aspired to be an enabling leader who has the desire for dissemination of knowledge. For further detail, please visit:  http://agri.pdn.ac.lk/staff/Profile.php?id=S-Pathmarajah

Dr. Pathmarajah can be contacted at: s_pathma@yahoo.com or  +94 77 7341735

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Prof. E. R. N. Gunawardena 

Senior Professor in Soil and Water Engineering
Dept. of Agric. Engineering/University of Peradeniya

Email: ernimalg@gmail.com

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Prof. (Ms) Shanthi De Silva 
Senior Professor
The Open University of Sri Lanka

Email: csdes@writeme.com
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Prof. M.M.M. Najim
Vice Chancellor
South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 

Email: mnajim@kln.ac.lk
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Prof. (Ms) T Mikunthan
Dean
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Jaffna
Email: thusyanthi_sella@yahoo.com
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Prof. (Ms) Champa Nawaratne
Professor in Agric. Engineering
Dept. of Agric. Engineering/University of Ruhuna

Email: champa@agricc.ruh.ac.lk
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Prof. M.I.M. Mowjood
Professor
Dept. of Agric. Engineering/University of Peradeniya

Email: mowjood2010@gmail.com
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Ms. Kusum Athukorale
Regional Council Member, SL Water Partnership
SL Water Partnership, C/o International Water Management Institute 
Email: kusum@netwatersrilanka.org
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Eng. Mr. L.L.A Peiris
Additional General Manager (Western)
National Water Supply & Drainage Board


Email: peirislla@gmail.com
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Mr. M. Sugirtharan
Senior Lecturer
Dept. of Agric. Enginnering/Eastern University of Sri Lanka

Email: sugirtharan818@yahoo.com
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Dr. B.V.R. Punyawardena
Division Head/Research Officer 
Natural Resources Management Centre


Email: batugedara_vrp@yahoo.com

 

 

 


 

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Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

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