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

BCGR make Waves at Dayata Kirula

The Deyata Kirula 2014 exhibition was declared open to the public by HE the president Mahinda Rajapaksa on 21 February 2014 at 1700 hrs at Kuliyapitiya. This annual exhibition was held for 8th successive year. This year the exhibition site was spread across the premises of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Government Technical College, Kuliyapitiya and Kuliyapitiya Central College, Kuliyapitiya.

Deputy Minister of Ministry of Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms Hon. Sarath Chandrasiri Muthukumarana declared open the BCGR Deyata Kirula Exhibition site at Kuliyapitiya on 21st February 2014. He was warmly received by Commissioner General of Rehabilitation Major General Jagath Wijetilleke and Deputy commissioner General Brigadier Darshana Liyanage. Visiting the stalls and inspecting quality of exhibits on display, the Deputy Minister was greatly impressed by the creative talents of the rehabilitees.

The large number of people who visited the Bureau of the Commissioner General of Rehabilitation exhibition site were made aware of the services rendered by the BCGR during the past years. There were lots Handmade exhibits by the rehabilitees including Palmyra/handicraft works which were on display and Sale. The general public got an opportunity to taste the Nelli Drink of Jaffna and Ulundu wade prepared by an Ex- Rehabilitee Mr. Ramesh Denzil From Welikanda at the premises.

Secretary Ministry of Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms Mr.GS Withanage, Additional Secretary (Dev) Mr. Nimal Kotawalagedara, Commissioner of Prison Mr.Chandrarathna Pallegama , Chairman of REPPIA Mr. EA Samarasinghe and the Commissioner Department of Community Based Correction Mrs. DL Sannasooriya along with the other BCGR officials participated at the opening of this exhibition.

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