UOC Clinches Silver Awards for Outstanding Annual Report and Accounts
In a momentous achievement, the University of Colombo has secured prestigious accolades at the Public Sector Best Annual Report & Accounts Awards Competition 2022, organized by the APFASL, Public Sector wing of CA Sri Lanka. In the award ceremony held at BMICH in Colombo on December 4, 2023, The University of Colombo claimed the Silver Award in the University Sector category and the Silver Award for Overall Public Sector Institutions. The competition, which witnessed participation from 234 public organizations across the island, focused on evaluating annual reports based on integrated reporting and financial compliances. The University of Colombo’s exceptional performance in these critical areas set a high standard, showcasing its commitment to transparency, accountability, and financial excellence.
The distinguished awards were received by a delegation from the University of Colombo, led by the esteemed Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H D Karunaratne, the Acting Registrar, Ms V H Jayarathne, the Bursar, Ms J T L Dharmasena, Deputy Bursar, Ms Nehara Abeysundara, Assistant Bursar, Ms Devika Hettige, and the Assistant Registrar, Mr S M Shifar were also among the proud recipients.
The Chief guest of the event was Mr K D N Ranjith Asoka, the Secretary to the Ministry of Public Affairs. This recognition underscores the University of Colombo’s commitment to excellence, innovation, and adherence to best practices. As a leading academic institution, the university continues to set benchmarks not only in the field of education but also in governance and financial stewardship. The University of Colombo extends its gratitude to the APFASL, Public Sector wing of CA Sri Lanka for organizing this prestigious competition, and to all those who contributed to the university’s success in achieving these distinguished honours.