Vocational Aids by MJF Prisoners Released on License on Board


Number of methods and strategies are applied in reaching the mission and vision of the Department of Prisons. Procedure of rehabilitation plays a particular role in the mission. The Department of Prisons improves skills and knowledge of inmates, make good attitudes among them and thereby reintegrate inmates as good citizens through rehabilitation.

MJF Charitable Organization affiliated to the Delma (Pvt) Ltd that has donated to 274 released prisoners approximately Rs.12 Million to strength livelihood of inmates during the last 10 years, possess a special place in this valuable task. This time, 1.5 Million worth of cheque for buying vocational equipment for 25 inmates was handed over in ceremony held under the patronage of the Commissioner General of Prisons, Mr.Nishan Dhanasinghe, and participation of the Chairman of the MJF Foundation, Mr.Meril J Fernando, Commissioner of Prisons (Southern Province), Mr.Emil Ranjan Lamahewa and several prison officials.