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The 9th South Asian Economics Students’ Meet (SAESM) is scheduled to be held from 19-26 December, 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The SAESM is an annual conference and get-together for undergraduate students, reading for Bachelor’s Degrees in Economics in the South Asian region (web link: The objective of the SAESM is to promote understanding of economic development and regional cooperation amongst undergraduate students of economics from South Asian countries. The event is coordinated by the Departments of Economics of the following Universities in South Asia:


  1. Bangladesh : University of Dhaka

  2. Bhutan : Royal Thimphu College

  3. India : Ramjas College, University of Delhi

  4. Nepal : Tribhuvan University

  5. Pakistan : Lahore University of Management Sciences

  6. Sri Lanka : University of Colombo


Apply to participate: students reading for special degree in Economics from the Universities in Sri Lanka can apply – contact Dr. Ravinthirakumaran (Phone: 077-9308361; Email: or Ms Shashi Weerawansa (071-4722889; Email:


7th South Asian Economics Students Meet 2010, Colombo


Scholarships by Professor A D V de S Indrarathne Foundation

Applications will be entertained for Scholarships for selected Economics Special Undergraduates for a period of three years , by Professor A D V de S Indrarathne Foundation.  The Foundation awards Rs. 30,000/= annually.   Closing date for applications will on 31st March 2014.


Download the Application Form