Under the 5 year (2015 -2019) action plan of the Environmental Pioneer Program, the National Environmental Information Centre (NEIC) of CEA has been decided to develop the environmental section of the school libraries. Under this program the Information Centre hopes to expand this facility for schools which are under several categories such as; minor facilitated, conducting the Environmental Pioneer Program successfully & who are having library building in their school. Base on those criteria the Information Centre will be provided library resources for 25 schools Island wide, according to the 5 year action plan which was started in 2015. From 2015 to 2017 the NEIC has furnished 15 schools to develop the environmental section in their libraries.
To develop the environmental section of the library, Rs. 300,000 worth library materials & furniture has been donated to each school by the National Environmental Information Centre of the CEA.
In 2018 also, CEA donated books and materials for Akmeemana Maha Vidyalaya, Galle, Madukandda National School, Vavuniya, Delta Gamunupura Vidyalaya, Kothmale, Roman Catholic Maha Vidyalaya, Mulathive and Maduraketiya Maha Vidyalaya, Monaragala on 14th May, 17th June, 14th June, 21st June 29th June 2018 respectively.
For those opening ceremonies Provincial / Zonal Education Directors, Mr. Gamini Jayasinghe Deputy Director General, Environmental Education & Awareness Division, Mrs. Chandrika Dabare Director, National Environmental Information Centre, Directors of the Regional Offices of the CEA, Government Officials, Principles and Teachers of the Schools were participated.