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Induction Residential Training for officers at the Department of Prisons who were promoted to the Post of Jailor and Rehabilitation Officer Class 11, was conducted from May 15 to June 14, 2017 at the Centre for Research and Training in Correction (CRTC).  Read more

Prisoner’s Welfare Association of Galle Prison was awarded the Sam Wijesinghe Visista Seva medal for its commendable service rendered towards the welfare, rehabilitation, wellbeing and correction of prison inmates, by the President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Hon. Maithripala Sirisena on 13th June 2017 at the BMICH.   Read more

The Cricket teams representing Department of Prisons and Department of Police were qualified for the final match at the State Service cricket tournament of this year. This final match was held at the Mahara Prison ground on 8th  May 2017. The cricket team of Department of Prisons won the trophy by three wickets against strong Police Department’s team.Read more

Under the guidance of Superintendent of Boossa Prison, Mr. L.P.M.Karunarathne, inmates from boossa Prison cultivated two bushels paddy field in extent of about 09 acres with tea, coconut and cinnamon cultivations, managed by the Boossa Prison and belonging to the Department of Prisons and harvested the other day at the Deesi Valley State, Akmimana. Read more

Mosque build for Muslim Devotees at Monaragala Prison was declared open by the Honorable State Minister of Rehabilitation and Resettlement, Mr.L.A.M.Hisbulla on May 24,2017. Commissioner of Prisons (Rehabilitation) Mr.Shantha Fernando, Senior Superintendent of Monaragala Police, some Superintendent of Prisons and number of guests participated to the occasion.Read more

Buddhists worldwide celebrate Vesak to mark 03 momentous events in Buddha’s life, his birth, enlightenment, and his death (Parinibbana). In parallel with International Vesak Day, Prison Officers Buddhists Association held a beautiful Vesak Zone from May 10 – 14, 2017 on Baseline Road in front of Prison Headquarters. Read more

Boossa Prison Authority has planned to build a house for a family of an inmate in custody for 3 years. Prison officers have started a building a house for this family with great difficulty in an inmate’s land on the recommendation of the Divisional Secretary – Hikkaduwa. Resource contribution from Boossa Prisoners Welfare Association and Boossa Prison Officers was received in this generous task. Read more

In parallel with international Vesak celebration, a Buddhist films festival for prison inmates was held, according to a concept of Hon. Minister of Media and Parliamentary Affairs, Mr. Gayantha Karunathilake, at the Galle Prison on May 11, 2017 under the guidance of the Superintendent of Galle Prisons, Mr. Jagath Weerasinghe and the Director – Operation of the National Film Corporation, Mr. Sampath Subasinghe. Read more

New Year festival of officers who work at prisons in Colombo was held ceremonially at Prison Ground on 30th April, 2014 all day. Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms, Mr.W.A.S.Amarathunga, Commissioner General of Prisons, Mr.Nishan Dhanasinghe and Mrs. Dhanasinghe, Commissioners of Prisons and a number of invited guests participated to this occasion. Read more

Prison inmates musical performance, “The Supiri Sara 2 “ was held at the Medical Faculty Auditorium, Karapitiya on 29.04.17 at 3.00 p.m. It was organized by the concept of Galle Superintendent of Prisons, Mr. Jagath Weerasinghe to uplift the inborn singing talents of inmates. Read more

New water supply was established in Boossa Prison Premises recently to solve the long term water problem in the Prison. . Read more

New Year Festival organized by the Prisoner’s Welfare Association of Galle Prison, was held at Galle Prison Premises on 23.04.2017. Read more

Sinhala and Hindu New Year Festival 2017 at Mahara Prison full of traditional customs and folk sports for prison inmates was held all day long on April 09,2017. Read more

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