Department of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources



Nuwan D P Gunawardane is the Director (IT) of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Sri Lanka. He is responsible for Supervising of collection, Analyzing and reporting of fisheries related data. Handle and supervision of All IT based applications (Vessel monitoring system, Electronic boat registration and licensing system, online scientific data collection system, electronic fish catch log data system..etc,, IT training and Awareness.

N.D.P Gunawardane Completed his PhD in Zoology in June 2023. He is also qualified in CIM, UK . Dr. Gunawardane has research experience on Fisheries Technology, Data and Co-management of Fisheries., Electronic Data for Fisheries and Indigenous Knowledge of Fishers. more than 20 Scientific papers are published on the findings of his research activities)

Currently he is holding the Vice Chair position of the Data collection and Statistics Working Party of Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC)