Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Ruhuna

Public Policy Society


The Public Policy Society consists of the students who follow Special degrees in Political Science. This Society aims to enhance the students’ capacities in application of theoretical knowledge into practice. The Society intends to develop analytical skills through encouraging students towards conducting field researches, organizing events such as debates, discussions and public talks and showing films and dramas related to current social and political trends.


  • To enhance the students’ analytical capacities as well as the theoretical and conceptual knowledge.

  • To develop critical knowledge of the students on current issues and discourses pertaining to the real politics.

  • To encourage a rich political science and public policy research culture among students.

Office Bearers

President H. W.S.S. Wijepala
Secretary K.P.C. Dilhani
Vice President N.A.S.S. Gunarathna
Vice Secretary K.K.N. Kaushalya
Senior Treasurer Dr. N. Ariyarathna - Senior Lecturer
Junior Treasurer A.M.I.C. Kumari
Senior Editor Mr. E.G. Wijesiri - Senior Lecturer
Junior Editor W. Dhammarathna Thero
Committee Members K.P.A.I. Anuruddha (Second Year)
A.M.P. Jayamali (Third Year)
S.M.S.S. Dilrukshi (Fourth Year)
Advising Committee Mr. I.R. Priyantha -Senior Lecturer

Contact Us

Public Policy Society
Department of Public Policy
University of Ruhuna
Sri Lanka

Tel: +94 (0)41 222 2681/Ext. 3110