The Poson Environmental Program is one of the annual program conducted by the North Central Province Office (NCPO) of CEA to keep hygiene environment in scared area of Anuradhapura for the comfort of the devotees.
Parallel to the National Poson Program the NCP office organizes this program with the collaboration of government and non government organizations. The program was held on the 27th & 28th of June at the scared area Anuradhapura.
The inauguration program was held on 27th June at “Sandahiru Seya” area. Mr. H P Somadasa, Mayor, Anuradhapura Municipal Council, Mr. R M Wanninayake, District Secretary, Mr. Saman Bandulasena, Secretary, Ministry of Health & Environment North Central Province, Mr. Lalith Gamage, District Forest officer, Mr. Yasas Bandaranayake, Additional Project Director, AIUD Project, Mr. Saman Rathnayake, General Manager, Manusath Derana, Ms. P N A Palugaswewa, EPP District Commissioner, Mr. A W Sarath, Assistant Director, Wildlife Department, Ms. Shyamani Periyapperuma Direcor, Enironment Pormotion Unit, Mr. Bandula Sarath Kumara, Deputy Director, Pilisaru Project, Mr. R M G Anura, Assistant Director NCPO and other senior officers from the relevant Institution were also participate in the inauguration ceremony.
In this social work Environmental Pioneers, students and University students from the Rajarata University also participated and they presented street dramas and notice boards which showing important message base on waste management and other relevant Eco friendly practices.
Financial assistance for this program was given by the Environmental Education & Awareness Division, Pilsaru Project of the CEA and other private organizations. Media sponsorship was given by the Derana TV on the poya day. An epecial broadcasting program was arranged from 27th to 29th June on Rajajata Sevaya to broadcast the Poson Sathkaraya program.