A New website for the Department of Prisons

The new website for the Department of Prisons developed by the Department of Prisons’ Planning and Information Technology Division was launched by Hon. State Minister of Prison Reforms and Prisoners’ Rehabilitation, Dr. Shudarshini Fernandopulle at the State Ministry of Prison Reforms and Prisoner Rehabilitation on 24-09-2020. Secretary to the [......]

2020-09-30T08:20:54+05:30September 25, 2020|

Implementation of ’Sathi Pasala’ program based on ‘Sathi’ in Welikada Prison

Dhamma Program called “Sati Pasala” for prison inmates in Welikada Prison carried out by “Viyathmaga” members and organized by the Superintendent of Welikada Prison, Mr M.F. Lahir, Welikada Rehabilitation Center-and Prison officers, was held on 18/09/2020 from 9.00 A.M. to 11.30 A.M. under the patronage of Hon. Minister of [......]

2020-09-23T23:26:33+05:30September 19, 2020|

Opening of Mahara Prison Tennis Ground and Appreciation Ceremony

The ceremony of opening newly built tennis ground, appreciation of educational talents of school children of prison officers and honouring retirees at the Mahara Prison was ceremonially held with the participation of the Hon. State Minister of Prison Reforms & Prisoners' Rehabilitation, Dr Sudharshani Fernandopulle, Hon. State Minister of [......]

2020-09-23T11:11:01+05:30September 7, 2020|

Two Days Workshop on Prison Management for Prison Officers

Two days’ Workshop on Prison Management for commissioners, senior superintendent of Prisons, superintendent of prisons and assistant superintendent of prisons of the Department of Prisons, was held by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) together with the Department t of Prisons on 22nd and 23rd August [......]

2020-09-17T22:22:15+05:30August 24, 2020|

The Hon. Attorney General Mr Dappula Livera visited the Colombo Remand Prison

Commissioner General of Prisons, Mr Thushara Upuldeniya cordially invited Hon. Attorney-General Mr Dappula Levera and the senior staff of the Attorney General Department to visit the Colombo Remand Prison and to deliver a speech to the Senior officials of Department of Prisons on the prevailing condition of the unlawful [......]

2020-09-17T14:50:28+05:30June 19, 2020|

The first workshop for Senior Prisons officials on “Professional Excellence” at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo

The first workshop organized for Senior Prisons officials on “Professional Excellence” was held at Cinnamon Lake Colombo on Thursday, 18th June 2020. Secretary to Ministry of Defense Retired Major General Kamal Gunarathne, Secretary to Ministry of Justice & Human Rights Mrs Marina Mohammed, Commissioner General of Prisons Mr Thushara [......]

2020-09-17T14:52:31+05:30June 18, 2020|

A Newly Appointed Commissioner General of Prisons to the Department of Prisons

Mr. Thusara Upuldeniya assumed duty as the new Commissioner General of Prisons at auspicious time on 08.06.2020 at the Department of Prisons. Special invited guests and several senior prison officers participated to the occasion.In 2001, Mr.Upuldeniya was appointed as an Assistant Superintendent of Prisons (ASP) at the Department of Prisons [......]

2020-09-17T14:54:10+05:30June 8, 2020|

Donation of Protective Suits to Army Hospital by Mahara Prison

Mahara Prison, under the instruction of the Superintendent of Mahara Prison, Mr. Jagath Weerasinghe, donated protective suits at the Army Hospital Narahenpita made by prison inmates to be used by the army officers despite the risk of Corona Pandemic. Long term prisoners under vocational training at the Mahara Prison [......]

2020-09-17T14:54:54+05:30May 23, 2020|
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