• Serve as a multidisciplinary center at excellence in training, action oriented. Implementation research and community development work
  • Mobilize the large pool of intellectual capital available in different faculties of the university
  • Serve as a dynamic Centre for information exchange and dissemination
  • Promote closer links between the university and the national policy-making process on one hand and with the community on the other
  • To improve Community Livelihood through expanding activities of the Colombo University Community Extension Center
  • To strengthen Community based Institutions for Sustainable Rural Development
  • To strengthen Local Administrative Systems through Capacity Building
  • To expand the Community Development based University Academic Programmes