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Yugasana Kavi Viridu Dhaham Deshanawa was held with the collaboration of Boossa Prisoners Welfare Association and Boossa Prison Buddhist Association on November 03, 2017 on open stage of Boossa Prison. Read more

Kethumathi Holiday Resort which was established in 1992 by Prison Officers’s Buddhist Association Ltd was renovated spending about Rs. 70 lakh and buying matching furniture to give resort a modern looks. On October 16,2017 Commissioner General of Prisons, Mr.H.M.N.C.Dhanasinghe opened at auspicious time while playing Pirith by Maha Sangha. Read more

National Food Production Battle under the theme of “Yali Api Negitimu, Atu Kotu Purawamu”, declared by the His Excellency President, Maithripala Sirisena is a solution to challenges in agricultural sector due to recent drought. Read more

On the 16th of October 2017, the Angunakolapelassa New Prison Complex was opened under the distinguished patronage of Hon. Minister of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs,Mr. D.M Swaminathan.Read more

The President, Maithripala Sirisena declared a National Food Production Week aimed at expediting toxin free food production under the theme of “Yali Api Negitimu, Atu Kotu Purawamu”. The Commissioner General of Prisons, Mr.Nishan Dhanasinghe planted a plant and made a speech on the topic of importance of being self sufficient in food production.  All Prison Headquarters staff witnessed this event. Read more

50 hours Tamil Language Course for officers in the Department of Prisons resourced by the Department of Official Languages was held at the Center for Research and Training in Correction. Read more

“Noya Yuthu Thena”, Counselling Service for school students held by the Galle Prison was held very successfully at the Deniyaya National School. St.Mathiv College, and Rajepaksha College. Read more

It was the Prisoners Welfare Day fell on September 12,2017 when week of several religious, spiritual, educational, sports, health programs, family get together and Sramadana programs have been introduced by the commissioner General of Prisons carried out so as to temper lives of prisoners in better way. Read more

According to a concept of the Assistant Superintendent of Weeravila Work Camp, Mr. B.D.M.Gamini Bandara Dissanayake, a memorial that was built to commemorate prison officers died while on duty, was declared open on August 19, 2017 by the Commissioner General of Prisons, Mr.Nishan Dhanasinghe as the Chief Guest. Assistant Superintendent of Prisons, Chief Jailor together with prison officers’ have organized the ceremony.Read more

Prison Colour Night 2017 was held at the Colombo Kingsbury Hotel on August 05, 2017 at 5.00 P.M. Hon. Minister of Prisons Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs, Mr. D.M.Swaminathan graced the occasion as the chief guest. Read more

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