Certificate Awarding Ceremony of the Diploma and Higher Diploma for Prison Officers conducted by the Department of Sociology

The Certificate Awarding Ceremony of ‘Diploma in Correction and Rehabilitation for Prison Officers’ (II Batch) and ‘Higher Diploma in Correction and Rehabilitation for Prison Officers’ (I Batch) conducted by the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya was held on the 27th of January 2018 at the auditorium of the Faculty.
At this event, 69 prison officers who successfully completed the ‘Diploma in Correction and Rehabilitation’ (II Batch) as well as 32 prison officers who successfully completed the ‘Higher Diploma in Correction and Rehabilitation’ (I Batch) were awarded certificates.
The event was held under the patronage of Senior Professor Lakshman Senevirathne, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya. The event was graced by Professor A.H.M.H Abayarathne, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, staff members of Department of Sociology including Mr. Sisira Kumara, Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Sociology, Mr. W.M. Karunaratne, Registrar of the University, Mr. H.M.N.C Dhanasinghe, Commissioner General of Prisons and Mr. Gamini Jayasinghe, Commissioner of Prisons (Supply). The event was organised by the co-ordinators of the Diplomas; Dr. E A D Anusha Edirisinghe of the Department of Sociology and Mr. Sudeera Jayaweera, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Sociology.