Eighth Deyata Kirula National Development Programme commenced officially on 16th June at Wayamba University of Sri Lanka under the pratronage of Hambantota MP Mr. Namal Rajapaksha, after laying the foundation stone in the University premeses. The chairman of Deyata Kirula Committee, Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Higher Education Minister, S.B Dissanayake, and Minister Anura Piyadarshana Yapa were also present at the foundation stone laying ceromoney. Deyata Kirula Exhibition will be held in the Wayamba University, Technical College, and Kuliyapitiya Centrall College centering Kurunegala, Puttalam, and Kegalle Districts on February 2014.
Massive construction works are being carried out in the Waybama Univesity for the Deyata Kiruala Exhibition, which includes the construction of an Auditorium, an Indoor Stadium, a Nano-Technology Laboratory, and the Student Center. Few more permanent buildings are being constructed in the Technical College and Kuliyapitiya Central College for the exhibition. The government planned to contruct permenent buildings for the exhibition this time, which could be utilized by the three educational institutes after the exhibition.