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

MP Namal meet Reintegrated Beneficiaries.

“Those undergoing rehabilitation in camps will be provided public assistance in the future to enable them to achieve improvements in their jobs, according to their attitudes and skills when integrating them to mainstream society”, Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa said.

He made this statement yesterday when he met 2,500 persons who had been integrated to main stream society after undergoing rehabilitation training at Mullaithivu Vidyananda College.

Rajapaksa said that it is the government’s responsibility to provide facilities to those who have been integrated to mainstream society to march towards a favorable future forgetting the painful experiences undergone during 30 years.

He stressed the importance of their contribution to the development process of society.

MP Rajapaksa reminded of the fact that the training programmes on computer education, aesthetic and vocational training had been prepared methodically and opportunities had been made available for trainees in rehabilitation camps to receive higher education.

“There are 2,598 trainees undergoing training in rehabilitation camps at present and invariably they too will be integrated to the main stream of the society before the end of this year,” he added. Action is being taken to direct them to self-employments after a feasibility study. A bank loan subject to a maximum limit of Rs. 250,000 at a four percent concessionary rate of interest is due to be paid in the future by Bank of Ceylon to enable to get their innate abilities improved further.

Rajapaksa said that the objective of the government, which has achieved success in the development process, is to ascertain a prosperous future for the children in a free and independent State and for that purpose the support of the people in the North is essential.