Sri Lanka Telecom conducted a CSR programme for self-quarantined prisoners, during COVID-19 virus pandemic.

To prevent transmitting Corona virus within the prisoners, the Government and the Department of Prisons have been taken steps to get self-quarantined all the prisoners with their fullest support.

SLT provided LTE connections to the Prison Department on FOC basis .These to be used at Island-wide prisons. This donation was conducted to facilitate the prisoners to contact their closest family members. It will be a great relieve of their stress of being unable to meet their loved ones.

From left to right : Mr. Piyasiri Watagoda -Chief Rehabilitation Officer , Mr. Thusitha Indrajith Uduwara -Senior Superintendent of Welikada Prison, Mr. Chandana Ekanayake, -Commissioner of Rehabilitation & Skill Development and Mr.Thushara Amaranath -Manager/SLT at the biscuit handing over event at Welikada Prison.

SLT also provided Broadband connections to the Colombo Prison and the Magazine Prison, helping prisoners to appear in the courts through skype technology without having physical presence. SLT provided a complete video conferencing solution also which can be used prisoners to present at the courts in a more professional way.

Some biscuits were also handed over to Prison for the consumption of prisoners.

 
 
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