Motto Vision Mission

The motto
“Our disability makes our ability”
The vision
“To be the best disable friendly University without environmental, attitudinal, institutional and policy, communicational or cultural barrier which may be root cause of violation of education rights of students with disability and working rights of staff with disability”
The mission
“Making accessibilities and other facilities for all, especially focusing on persons with disability in order to protect and promote the education rights of students with disability and working rights of Staff with disability”

The Goal and Objectives

The overall goal of this center is to protect and promote the education rights of the students with disability and working rights of the staff with disability by providing them barrier free university society.

To achieve this goal, the center has the following specific objectives
1. To operate well equipped special services center for staff, students, and community members with disability.
2. To run such established center successfully along with university’s day to day operation.

Activities
1. Medical rehabilitation related activities: Supports for medical screening, continuous medical treatments, physiotherapy, psychosocial counseling etc.
2. Social rehabilitation related activities:

  • a. Supports for education, sports, cultural activities etc.
  • b. Economical rehabilitation related activities:
  • c. Supports for 3% allocation in university employment opportunities etc.
Key Interventions and Status
1. Formation and function of SCPD committee- completed.
2. Physical establishment of SCPD- completed.
3. Survey on persons with disability- started and ongoing.
4. Organizing awareness workshops for the staff and students- started and ongoing.
5. Development and implementation of 3% disability inclusion in employment opportunity in the university- started and ongoing.
6. Disability inclusion in university sports activities- not yet started.
7. Encouragement for disability inclusion in all faculties- not yet started.
8. Development of networks with national and international universities, other higher education institutions and donors- started and ongoing.
9. Initiating short term courses on disability by university- not yet started.

Management Committee
Mrs. P. Godwin PhillipDirector/SCPD, University of Vavuniya
Dr. M. MalaravanMember Council Nominee and Eye surgeon, Jaffna Teaching Hospital.
Dr. K. NanthakumaranMember and Deputy Provincial Director of Health Services- Northern Province.
Dr. P. SaththiyalingamMember and University Medical Officer, University of Vavuniya.
Mr. V. SubramaniamCenter Coordinator and Member- Member of National Council for Persons with Disabilities.
M/s. P. ThavakirubaSecretary and Asst Registrar, Administration, University of Vavuniya.
Mr. V. VinoharanMember, Lecturer, Faculty of Technological Studies, University of Vavuniya.
M/s. D. KulendranMember and Management Assistant, University of Vavuniya.
Mr. KodeeswaranMember and Lab Technician, University of Vavuniya.
Ms.K.P.S. Pabasara KeerthirathneMember, Student, University of Vavuniya.
Mr. W. M. N. B. K. WeerakkonMember, Student, University of Vavuniya.
Coordinators
Mr. V. Subramaniam – Center Coordinator/SCPD, University of Vavuniya.
Ms. R. Puvenendiran – Faculty Coordinators, Faculty of Technological Studies
Mr. S. Arujunan – Faculty Coordinators, faculty of Applied Science.
Ms. S. Piriyatharshan – Faculty Coordinators, Faculty of Business Studies.
Contact Details
Postal address SCPD, University of Vavuniya, Pambaimadu, Mannar road, Vavuniya, Sri Lanka.
mail scpd@vau.ac.lk
The coordinator +94773245739

Mrs. P. Godwin Phillip

Director / SCPD

mail : scpd@vau.ac.lk

TP : +94 24 2228234