Business Idea Competition organized by the EntreClub of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences with the objective of building future entrepreneurs and future business leaders reached its goal on 28th January 2020 with awarding and recognizing best business leaders and entrepreneurs of the Faculty of Humanities and Social sciences.
Pioneer of the EntreClub of the Faculty was Prof. Shirantha Heenkenda; Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Business Idea Competition was also initiated under the vision of the dean of the faculty.
Awarding ceremony was graced by Prof. Sudantha Liyanage; Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Prof. Shirantha Heenkenda; Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, famous singers Mr. Bathiya Jayakody and Mr. Santhush Weeraman. In addition, representing academic members of the faculty Heads of Departments, Mr. Sumanajith Kumara; Senior Lecturer, Dr. Himalika Ranaweera; Senior Lecturer participated in the ceremony.
Mr. Ariyasheili Wickramanayake; owner of Pallewatta group of companies, Prof. Rangika Halwathura; commissioner of Sri Lanka Innovation Commission, Mr. Lakshitha; Assistant director, Prof. Janak Kumarasimghe of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce of USJ, Mr. Rukmal Weerasinghe; Senior lecturer, Ms. Chathuri Brakhmana; Western province Industrial Development authority, Mr. Sanesh Bandara, Senior lecturer of the dept. of Sinhala and Mass Communication, Mr. Aruna Walpola, senior lecturer of the dept. of Psychology and Philosophy were among the judging panel of the competition. The finalists were selected by the National Enterprise Development Authority (NEDA).