The Monograph titled “Slums and Slum dwellers in three metro cities of India” co-authored by Dr. Sugata Bag, the short-term visiting Chair of CCIS was successfully launched on 7th February 2020 at Faculty of Graduate Studies, Board room 2. The occasion was graced by many dignitaries from University of Colombo and the High commission of India in Sri Lanka. The Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo, Senior Professor Chandrika N. Wijeyaratne’s speech was followed by Mr. Vinoth Jecob the Deputy High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka. The Vice Chancellor received the first copy of the said monograph and it was followed by a lecture by Dr. Bag.