Memorandum of Understanding

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between University of Moratuwa, and the South Asia Foundation (SAF), for the establishment of UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Centre of South Asia Water Management (UMCSAWM) at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

In October 2010 UMCSAWM project was commissioned by the MoU between the South Asia Foundation and University of Moratuwa. In order to keep in line with its commitment to be the regional center of excellence in sustainable water resources management, work for the development of the postgraduate degree program, computer facilities for mathematical modelling and construction of the experimental facilities were commenced.

Approval of the University Grants Commission to conduct the Postgraduate Degree program in water resources management was received in June 2012.

Madanjeet Singh Building was inaugurated in 2013 and the first intake of 19 students commenced their studies in August 2013. Presently a fresh MoU has been signed between the SAF Sri Lanka and the University of Moratuwa extending the project life until 2022.


After the First MoU Signing – University of Moratuwa and South Asia Foundation UMCSAWM Building was inaugurated by Madam France Marquet the Trustee of Madanjeet Singh Foundation