The Galle district office of CEA has organized many awareness programs at the Sobaketha Nature Field Centre, Rumassala for different target groups to disseminate the message of environmental conservation and management.
Accordingly, the district office organized two awareness program for government officers on 14th and 18th February 2019. In this program, officers were made aware on the preparation of environmental reports, solid waste management, natural resources management and rules & regulations on polythene banning.
47 Technical officers and Development officers in Divisional Secretariat office, Elpitiya were participated in the 14th February program where as 38 officers, including Assistant Divisional Secretaries, Assistant Directors (planning) from District Secretariat office and officers engaged in an environment subject in the Divisional Secretariat office were participated in the 18th February program.
The program was conducted with the participation of Mr. A U Welarathne, Secretary, Ministry of Environment Southern Province, Mr. Susantha Wedage, Director, Southern Province Office, CEA, Mr. Sunil Garusinghe, Deputy Director, Southern Province Office, CEA and other officers from Southern Province Office.