Passing out of newly appointed Prison Guards

Passing out Ceremony of recruit Prison Guards who were selected to vacancies existed at the Department of Prisons, took place at 10 A.M. on 28.12.2022 under the patronage of the Hon.Minister of Justice, Prison Affairs  and  Constitutional Reforms, President’s  Attorney, Dr.Wijedasa Rajapaksha and Hon. State Minister of Prison Affairs, [......]

2023-02-16T11:51:16+05:30December 28, 2022|

The Department of Prisons was awarded the Gold Award in 2022 for Annual Performance Report and Accounts

The Annual Conference of the Association of Public Finance Accountants (APFA) and the Awarding Ceremony for best Performance Report and Accounts were held at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), Colombo on the 2nd December 2022. It was jointly organized by the Association of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL) [......]

2022-12-03T13:39:48+05:30December 3, 2022|

Minister of Justice on an Observational Tour to Anuradhapura Prison

According to a program that inquires into requirements of prison inmates island wide and provides solutions, the Hon. Minister of Justice and President Attorney at Law, Mr.Ali Sabri, went on an observational tour of Anuradhapura Prison to inquire about issues faced by inmates. Minister had a discussion with prison [......]

2021-12-10T15:47:04+05:30September 26, 2021|

Handing Over Appointment Letters to 102nd Batch of Newly Appointed Prison Guards

788 New officers were recruited to fill vacancies in the post of prison guards at the Department of Prisons. Appointment letters were handed over under the patronage of the State Hon. Minister of Prison Management & Rehabilitation and Gem & Jewelry Mr. Lohan Rathwatte to these officers on 07.09.2021 [......]

2021-12-10T15:55:17+05:30September 7, 2021|

Special Pardon to Prisoners under Review Methodology..

In addition to the policy procedure of granting general amnesty to inmates to minimize prison congestion, a report of preparing a mechanism to grant special pardon through review procedure was presented to the Hon. Minister of Justice and President Attorney, Mr.Ali Sabri and Hon. State Minister of Prison Management and [......]

2021-05-14T10:13:36+05:30March 31, 2021|

Training Workshop on Dynamic Safety and Management for Staff Grade Prison Officers…

Training Workshop on dynamic safety and management for staff grade prison officers has been organized and conducted on 25/26 March 2021 at the auditorium of the Jetwing Light House Hotel-Galle. 33 officers including the Superintendent of Prisons, Assistant Superintendent of Prisons, Chief Jailors, and Class 1 Jailors participated to the [......]

2021-05-14T09:49:55+05:30March 26, 2021|

Scholarships to Children who Qualified to Universities…

In parallel with the 82nd anniversary of the Mutual Provident Fund Co-operative Society of the Department of Prisons that holds memberships of departmental officers, scholarships awarding ceremony to children who won university entrance through A/L Examination in 2018/2019 was held on 20.03.2021 at the prison ground ceremonial hall. Secretary to [......]

2021-05-14T09:24:16+05:30March 20, 2021|

Commencement of 43-B Sergeants Training Course.

Preliminary Training Course for 43-B sergeants group of the department promoted on seniority and merit base was started on 18.03.2021 at the Research and Training Center in Angunakolapelessa Prison Premises.43 officers participated to the training and the duration of the training was 14 days. the Inauguration ceremony was held under [......]

2021-05-14T09:14:08+05:30March 19, 2021|

Jaffna Tour of the Honorable State Minister of Prison Management and Prisoners Rehabilitation Affairs, Mr.Lohan Ratwatte

In parallel with an observational tour of prisons by the State Minister, the Honorable State Minister of Prison Management and Prisoners Rehabilitation Affairs, Mr.Lohan Ratwatte started his tour on 17/03./2021. Commissioner General of Prisons, H.M.T.N.Upuldeniya, together with the Deputy Commissioner General of Prisons, Mr.T.I.Uduwaya, Assistant Superintendent of Jaffna Prison, Mr.Mohan [......]

2021-04-18T12:53:25+05:30March 17, 2021|
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