To enhance the environmental conservation message among the general public the National Environmental Information Centre, CEA organized a workshop for the public Librarians in the Western Province on 26th October 2018 at the CEA Auditorium. The Environmental Conservation National Program of Presidential Secretariat was funded for this program.
200 librarians of public libraries under the Municipal and Urban Councils of Western Province were participated in this workshop. Awareness on Environmental conservation and management were the main areas discussed in the program. Through the public Librairans penetrate the Environmental conservation message among the general public was the main scope of this program. A book set with Environmental posters in Sinhala, Tamil & English medium were donated to all participants by the CEA Chairman.
Under the direction of Mr. Chandrarathne Pallegam, Chairman CEA the program was conducted. Mr. Gamini Jayasinghe, Deputy Director general (DDG), Environment Education & Awareness Division, Ms. Kanthi De Silva, DDG, Environment Management & Assesment Division, Ms. Chandrika Dabare, Director, National Environmental Information Centre and other Directors, senior officers of the CEA participated at the event.