To give a broader knowledge on environment conservation and as a knowledge sharing program, the Sabaragamuwa Province office of the Central Environmental Authority has organized a program for the Gold Medal Environmental Pioneers in Ratnapura District. Environmental Pioneers from Omalpe Dorapane Vidyalaya, Sivali Vidyalaya and Bodhimaluwa Vidyalaya and Nivithigala Pebotuwa Vidyalaya were participated in this awareness program and the field visit.
In this program the gold medalist was aware with the activities have to be done for the Presidential medal. Also, they participated in the field visit in the Sinharaja World heritage site to gain the knowledge of the biodiversity of the area. The program was held at the Sinharaja Kudawa Conservation Centre with the participation of 23 gold medalist last month.
Parallel to this program an awareness program was held for the 126 primary students in the Kudawa Primary School regarding the value of Sinharaja Rain Forest.
Mr. K G T N Kiriella, Director, Sabaragamuwa Province Office, Mr. Saman Sajeewa Nandasena, Assistant Director, Sabaragamuwa Province Office and other relevant offices were participated in the events.