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NISD is recognized by the UGC as a Degree Awarding Institute under section 25 A of the Universities Act no.16 of 1978. It is functioning under the purview of the Ministry of Social Services.

 


Welcome to National Institute of Social Development

Welcome to the National Institute of Social Development (NISD), the premier institution in Social Work education in Sri Lanka. We are recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) as a degree awarding Institute, under section 25A of the Universities Act No.16 of 1978. NISD is a statutory body functioning under the purview of the Ministry of Social Empowerment & Welfare. NISD is committed to be an educational institution producing professional social workers to serve the social welfare system and to promote social development.