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

An Orientation Training Programme on Drug Related Rehabilitation for Officers & Other Ranks commenced at Ordinance Training School, Dombagoda, Kalutara

Since there was an acute shortage of Officers and Other Ranks to rehabilitate drug addicts, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development sanctioned to mobilize Officers from NCC and provide necessary troops from the Army. These Officers and Other Ranks selected were given an opportunity to follow an orientation-training programme to conduct counseling and other rehabilitation related programmes for drug addicts covering the basics on Counseling, Aesthetic, Meditation, addiction to Dangerous drugs, etc.

The Commissioner General Rehabilitation made the opening address to the trainees on 12th July 2014. Explaining the objectives and expected outcomes of the training programme, requested all to acquire knowledge and skills on Drug Related Rehabilitation to handle inmates in an effective manner.