It is with great pride and enthusiasm that I write to you as the head of this esteemed institution. I am honored to lead such a dedicated and talented group of staff and students who are committed to excellence in the field of irrigation and water management. 


 I am proud to say that our institute has a well-deserved reputation for providing high-quality education and training to students from around the world. Our programs are designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the field of irrigation and water management, and our Institute is dedicated to providing students with the support and guidance they need to achieve their goals.


In the coming months, we will be working to enhance our programs and services to better serve the needs of our students and the wider community. We will be introducing new programs, expanding our research and development activities, and strengthening our partnerships with industry and government organizations. 


We will also be working to improve our online presence and communication channels to ensure that our students, alumni, and partners have access to the latest information and resources. 


We are committed to creating a positive and supportive learning environment that encourages innovation, collaboration, and success. I am confident that with the hard work and dedication of our Institute, staff, and students, we will continue to make a positive impact especially in the field of irrigation and water management. 

Thank you for continued support of all of you and I look forward to working with you in the future. 


KITI-IWM is nestled at Mawathura ,Kothmale in the cool climes, amid the hills of central hills of Sri Lanka. This institute could be reached at via Gampola or Ginigathhena towns. A person using public mode of transport has the facility to use train or bus to come to the institute. Ulapane railway station is about 8 Km from the Institute.


KITI-IWM is situated at River Side, Mawatura , Kothmale,a highly congenial and scantily populated hamlet. The average temperature of the location is around 18 to25 degrees Celsius and ideal environment to concentrate on studies. The altitude of the area is 3300 Ft above M.S.L. It is surrounded by a range of mountains festooned with lush green virgin forest cover giving an eye soothing panoramic view .The foreign delegates visited Kothmale compared this to Brisbane and Bangalore.


The Kothmale Oya across which the world renowned Kothmale reservoir has been constructed winds by the side of the institute with a rhythmic note soothing and healing the soles of the Inhabitants of the institute.


This institute is in a position to provide accommodation and high standard training facilities for government and private sector to conduct in-service training programs and short term courses in view of updating and enhancing knowledge of their officers. The institution has two luxury bungalows with 20 rooms capable of accommodating 40 heads and an air conditioned auditoriums with the state of the art equipment to suite the prevailing trend. Also it is equipped with an air conditioned computer laboratory with 52 computers, civil engineering material lab, gymnasium, library swelled with books, drawing hall and two dining halls capable of catering 120 heads at a time.


The institute is certified by TVEC(Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission) to provide the courses on Construction Technology (NVQ Level 5), Construction Technology (NVQ Level 6) and Irrigation Technology (NVQ Level 6)

Our Vision

To be in the fore front amongst the institutions providing education, training and skill developments to national and International standards. 

Our Mission

To support and facilitate knowledge enhancement and skill development of; youth to become competent technical professionals in irrigation and construction sectors, individuals and groups perform in operational, management and strategic levels of public and private sector organizations to become impactful professionals.s

Quality Policy

KITI - IWM will actively pursue quality improvements through programs that enable each customer to do their job right the first time and every time


Our Values


We act with integrity in accordance with the highest academic, professional and ethical standards.


We respect and honor the dignity of both


We believe the discipline matters for every person and training sharpen the discipline.


We strive for excellence in all of our endeavors as individuals, as an institution and leader in water resources development, irrigation and engineering and management sectors.

Our Themes


Irrigation Technology NVQ Level 6 Certificate


Construction Technology NVQ Level 5 Certificate


Construction Technology NVQ Level 6 Certificate


Signing Institutional Affiliation and Collaboration Agreement with SLITAD

After exploring mutually beneficial collaboration opportunities through successful discussions, SLITAD and KITI-IWM signed an institutional Affiliation Agreement and became an Institutional Member of SLITAD. The signing event was held at SLITAD Secretariat on the 27th January 2022.

KITI-IWM is an approved institute of Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) Sri Lanka to offer up to NVQ Level 6 qualifications including a Training of the Trainers Programme which is also accredited by SLITAD



IIESL decided to accept the National Diploma in Irrigation Technology as an education qualification thjat is eligible for candidature of the class of "Associate Member" of IIESL.