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National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka

The National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka (NSF) (Sinhala: ජාතික විද්‍යා පදනම, ශ්‍රී ලංකාව Jathika Vidya Padanama, Shri Lankawa) was established in 1998 as the successor to the Natural Resources Energy & Science Authority of Sri Lanka (NARESA) established in 1981 and the National Science Council set up in 1968.


The objectives of the NSF are to initiate, facilitate and support basic and applied scientific research by universities, science and technology institutions and scientists, with a view to:


The NSF has the following divisions:

It also maintains the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka Digital Repository, a digital library and open access repository.