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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) – ENGINEERS PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN ADVANCING SDG6 –‘CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION’?

https://iesl.lk/SLEN/49/SDG7.php As we know, the key role of engineering is to improve the quality of life of people by developing and providing necessary community infrastructure and services. The provision of clean water and access to appropriate sanitation facilities are the key areas of community wellbeing among other essential infrastructure and services required for basic...

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) – THE ROLE OF ENGINEERS IS THE KEY IN ADVANCING SDG7 –‘AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY’

Energy sector is one of the most essential sectors for national development. Access to affordable, clean, and modern energy sources is important to enable many other basic amenities and services: to power hospitals to operate medical equipment and store vaccines at the required temperatures; to light houses to enable children to study to achieve...

Development Challenges in the East, published in Sunday Observer

A timely write up by Dr. AMA. Saja and Dr. SM. Junaideen providing an overview of six key challenges to the development programs in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka was featured in Sunday Observer on 18 October 2020. http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2020/10/18/news-features/development-challenges-east By Eng. (Dr.) A.M.A. Saja and Eng. (Dr.) S.M. Junaideen The aim of this...

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs) – HOW CAN ENGINEERS CONTRIBUTE TO ATTAIN QUALITY EDUCATION IN OUR SOCIETY?

https://iesl.lk/SLEN/47/SDG5.php Education is fundamental to every human being that contribute to develop a healthy and progressive society. Every profession in this world is built on quality education at different levels based on set of qualifications and their respective attributes in a professional environment. The SDG link to Engineering Education, and more largely STEM education...

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) – HOW CAN ENGINEERS CONTRIBUTE TO IMPROVE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF OUR SOCIETY?

BY : ENG. SAJA A.A. MAJEED Read at https://iesl.lk/SLEN/46/SDG4.php When we hear the word ‘health’, the first thing comes to anyone’s mind is the medical profession, – “Doctors”.  While the medical profession is the corner stone to develop the health sector, health sector also requires a multi-disciplinary approach. Like any other key sectors in...

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – How can Engineers contribute to build a zero hunger nation?

SDG 2 – Read online at: https://iesl.lk/SLEN/45/SDGs-V2.php There are many contributing disciplines to ‘end hunger campaign’ including agriculture, science, engineering, marine and ocean sciences, and education. It is agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, and fishery that feed us to complete our nutritional needs. According to United Nation statistics, one in nine people in the world...

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