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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

Ceremony of awarding appointment letters to 20 officers promoted as Chief Jailor, 54 Officers promoted to Jailor Class  II, 04 female officers promoted to female Jailor Class 11 and 02 officers promoted to Welfare Officers was held under the patronage of Honorable Minister of Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms, Mr.Chandrasiri Gajadeera and Honorable Deputy Minister of Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms, Mr.Chandrasiri Muthukumarana  in the Auditorium of Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau, on 27th May 2.00 p.m. read more
Laying of foundation stone to Angunakolapelessa New Prison Complex was held on 16th May, 2014 under the patronage of Honourable Speaker of the Parliament, Chamal Rajapaksha. 
Vesak Zone-2014 sponsored and organized by Ministry of Rehabilitation and  Prison Reforms, Department of Prisons, Southern Provincial Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Prison Welfare Society- Galle District Sub Committee, Galle District Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Galle Bodusaviya Organization, was celebrated at grand scale at Galle Samanala Ground from 14th to 16th  May, 2014.
 
 
 
After successful training from 22nd June to 21st July 2014, passing out and awarding of certificate ceremony to Jailors and Rehabilitation Officers Class 1/11, was held under the patronage of Hon. Minister of Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms at the prison ground on 21st July, 2014. There, 20 Jailors class 1 and 6 Rehabilitation Officers  class 1, 65 Jailors class 11  and one Rehabilitation Officer class 11  passed out on this day. Secretary to the Ministry, Mr.G.S.Wethanage, Commissioner General of Prisons, Mr.Chandrarathna  Pallegama, Commissioners of Prisons and retired prison officers joined the event.
For the Prisons Day fell on 16th July, 2014, a respectful ceremony of commemorating all officials who have sacrificed their lives for the reputation and dignity of  department, was  held under the patronage of the Minister of  Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms, Mr.Chandhrasiri Gajadeera on 16th July, 2014 at 5.00 p.m. at the memorial of commemorating dead officers adjoining  to the Welikada Prison. Deputy Minister of  Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms, Mr.Chandrasiri Muthukumarana, Secretary to the Ministry of Rehabilitation and Prisons Reforms, Mr. G.S.Wethanage, the Commissioner General of the Prisons, Mr.Chandrarathne Pallegama, staff officers from the Department of Prisons and relations of dead officials participated at this occasion.read more
A blood donation campaign for the 109th prison day has been organized by New Magazine Prison on 16th July 2014. Officials from the Department of Prisons and prisons nearby and outsiders donated blood at this worthy event. The Commissioner General of Prisons, Mr. Chandrarathna Pallegama and Commissioners of Prisons participated at this event. .read more
The Bogambara Prison in Kandy was handed over to government  custody on 20th June, 2014. read more
A Prison Poson Zone, a concept of Honourable Minister of Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms, Chandrasiri Gajadeera , was held on 12th ,13th and 14th June ,2014 at Akuressa College Playground. read more
A Poson Bath Dansala was held at Watareka Prison on 12th June,2014 under the patronage of Assistant Superintendent of Prisons, Mr. Anura Gunawardana and Chief Jailor,Mr.K.B.A.Udaya Kumara and with the co-operation of all officers of the institution. read more
 


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