Thursday, February 28, 2013
Sri Lanka Ocean University(NIFNE) Establishment
The cabinet proposal made by Dullas Alahaperuma, Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development with regards to the establishment of the Sri Lanka Ocean University in place of the National Institute of Fisheries and NauticalEngineering (NIFNE) was approved by the Cabinet to refer the relevant bill to the Cabinet Sub-Committee on legislation for recommendations.
Some of the main objectives of the establishment of the said University are as follows:
Develop the knowledge and skills of persons who are engaged in fisheries and its related fields and do not qualify to enter Universities
Conduct relevant courses for the middle level persons in professional, scientific, technological and management fields to obtain recognized qualifications.
Conduct courses of study for those who possess the National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) so as to upgrade their efficiency and acquire higher educational qualifications.
Ocean University of Sri Lanka (NIFNE),
No 15, Crow Island,
TEL : 011 4346973
Fax : 011 4346993