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THE VISION

THE MISSION

THE KEY FUNCTIONS
The reception of Prisoners of every description committed or remanded under the authority of any court in the country and the provision of security, nutrition and maintenance for them in accordance with prison rules,the escorting of remand prisoners to and from courts.
The general direction and administrative control of all prisons,reformatories and open prison camps.
Provision of training in the fields of industry,agriculture and animal husbandry and vocational training for the inmates in all prisons and reformatories.
Provision of welfare services in prisons and reformatories and after care services for prisoners released from prisons and reformatories.
Provide for research and training in the field of correction.
Appeal for AB+ Kidney
Mr. Geethapriya Elkaduwa, 42 years of Elkaduwa, Mathale who is the husband of Female Guard, Mrs. Indhra Wijewardhana working at Dumbara Prison and father with two children, is suffering from renal failure. Doctors at Kandy Hospital have recommended him transplanting  a kidney with AB+ blood group.
Anyone who would like to donate AB+ kidney, please contact on these numbers,
071-5972617
077-5279337
077-7606532
 
Hindu prisoners at Welikada Prison celebrated Tamil Thai Pongal  festival in the Welikada Kovil Premises. The function was held under the patronage of Commissioner General of Prisons Mr.Chandraratne Pallegama, Commissioner Rehabilitation Mr.Gamini Jayasinghe, Senior Superintendent of Welikada Prison Mr. Emil Ranjan Lamahewage and other invitees.
619 Prisoners who were unable to pay fine with minor offences, have been released under special pardon given by His Excellency President on 13th January, 2015.
The Department of Prisons held its annual all night Pirith Chanting Ceremony followed by arm giving  (Heel Dana) at Prison Headquarters on 3rd January,2015.
The religious activities performed at the church of Welikada Prison to celebrate Christmas under the patronage of Commissioner General of Prisons Mr. Chandrarathne Pallegama, Superintendent of Welikada Prison Mr. Emil Ranjan Lamahewage and other invitees.
On the instructions of the Chairman of Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs,Lakshmi Pallegama, a Christmas Festival and Fair was held for the first time on 22nd December,2014 by the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Department of Prisons.
 
 
 


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