BUREAU OF THE COMMISSIONER GENERAL OF REHABILITATION
"MINISTRY OF PRISON REFORMS,REHABILITATION, RESETTLEMENT AND HINDU RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS"

New Year celebrations at the Bureau of the Commissioner General of Rehabilitation

New Year celebrations were held at the BCGR premises on January 2, 2012 prior to commencing work.

The National Flag was hoisted by the Commissioner General of Rehabilitation Major General Chandana Rajaguru, and the Staff of the BCGR sang the national anthem. Thereafter, the CGR led the staff in taking the pledge of loyalty, service and dedication. Deputy Commissioner Mr. Modestus Fernando read out the CGR New year message and extended good wishes for the New Year to all staff and expressed the hope that all would continue to give of their best to achieve the targets set for 2012.

Following the partaking of refreshments, BCGR Welfare Society was established with the election of office bearers. The CGR was unanimously elected as the President of the Welfare Society. It is noteworthy that rehabilitees were included as honorary members of the Society.

A musical evening was held on the same day during which the "Friends of Peace" musical group provided entertainment. The event was indeed a resounding success with CGR, BCGR, Colonel and the staff contributing their singing prowess. The presence of the wife of CGR, Mrs. Rajaguru at the event was greatly appreciated by all.