Under the patronage of Hon. Ajith Mannapperuma, Deputy Minister, Mahaweli Development and Environment, an awareness program was conducted for the Environment Pioneer Teachers and Principals in Gampaha District on 22nd of January 2019 at the Education Resources Development Centre, Nittabuwa.
The Gampaha District office of the CEA organized this program with the objective of emphasizing the importance of executing the Environment Pioneer Program in the school system and to direct the teachers with precise instructions to activate this program.
By addressing the gathering Hon. Minister expressed that, with this competitive education system the role of pioneer teachers and principals are very appreciated. He further added, to create the clean and green city, the involvement of the pioneers is highly important.
Dr. Ajith Gunawardhane, Deputy Director, Research and Development Unit and Ms. Thamara Dissanayake, Assistant Director, Environment Education have delivered lectures on the present situation of the Sri Lankan Environment and the Environmental Pioneer Program respectively.
Mr. Chathura Malwana, Director, Gampaha District Office, Ms. Vijayani Ambegoda, Assistant Director, officers from Gampaha District office and John keells Pvt. Ltd participated in this occasion