Environmental Activities

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Division of the Environmental Activities

This Division implements environmental projects aimed at providing a safe environment for future generations in the Southern Province.

Division of the Environmental Activities

A special focus has been devoted to the conservation and development of environmentally sensitive and attractive areas under the Ministry of Environment and Electronic Waste Management which is a serious problem at the local authority level. The organic home gardening project will focus on the home gardening community and the waste management project is expected to direct the people to produce compost at home level. In addition, a number of special programs have been launched to educate school children and the community on environmental protection and to educate school children and the community on environmental protection.

Environmental activities - MINISTRY OF FISHERIES, ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS, RURAL INDUSTRIES, ELECTRICITY, RURAL & ESTATE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT - SOUTHERN PROVINCE - SRI LANKA.

Development activities conducted by the Environment Sector

Forest Orchards Establishment and conservation of orchards.

I. Implementation of local suitable forest and fruit planting projects in collaboration with the Department of Forest Conservation to remove Phineas trees in forest reserves.
II. Implementation of indigenous perennial and fruit planting projects to increase the forest reserve density.
III. Establishment of fruit gardens in schools, temples and public institutions within the premises.
IV. Providing facilities for tree planting programs implemented by various community and environmental organizations.

Coastal and reservoir environment and soil conservation projects.

I. Planting suitable plants including mangroves for the conservation of coastal and reservoir ecosystems
II. Enhance and regulate the beautification of coastal and reservoir ecosystems and take steps to provide leisure facilities to the community.
III. Implementation of identified soil conservation projects.
IV. Implementation of environmental clean-up projects in coastal and reservoir ecosystems.

Awareness program for school children / public institutions and community and environmental day celebration.
I. Organizing and conducting Provincial Environment Day Celebration.
II. Conducting environmental awareness programs for school children, government officials and the community in collaboration with CEA.
III. Contribute to environmental awareness programs organized by various institutions.
IV. Conducting Environment Awareness Programs for Public Officers, School Children and the People.
Conducting environmental camps.

I. Conducting School Environment Pilot Camp with the Central Environmental Authority.
Waste management projects.

II. Providing concrete compost bins to beneficiaries through government institutions and local authorities.
III. Contribute to waste management projects organized by various institutions including Local Authorities.
IV. Disposal of garbage cans according to the requests and the requirements for proper disposal of garbage.

Green Zone and Environmental Landscaping Project.

I. Providing support to appropriate environmental beautification projects on request by government agencies, local authorities and schools.
II. Implementing Environmental Planning Projects identified by the Ministry.

Electronic waste management projects.
I. Implementing electronic waste collection programs in collaboration with local authorities, government agencies, schools and community organizations and directing them to recycle the electronic waste.
II. Awareness on environmental damage from electronic waste.
III. Providing special containers for electronic waste collection.
Toilet project to reduce pollution.

I. Providing toilet assistance to low income families with 50% benefit contribution to reduce pollution.

Environmental cleanup projects.

II. Implement environmental cleanup projects in collaboration with government agencies, local authorities, schools and community organizations.
III. Providing financial assistance, materials and equipment and participation in environmental cleanup projects as requested by government institutions, local authorities and schools.
Environmentally friendly energy promotion and conservation.
I. Providing financial assistance for various energy conservation and promotion programs on requests made by government institutions, local authorities and schools.

Electronic Waste Management Project

1. Introduction to the subject

With the participation of Government Offices, Schools, Health Organizations, Local Authorities, Electronic Equipments and Accessories Marketing Organizations, Environmental Organizations and the Central Environmental Authority of the Southern Province including District Secretariats and Divisional Secretariats in the three districts of Galle, Matara and Hambantota in the Southern Province and The project is to be implemented in coordination Ādēśīya secretariat level selected schools, public and private offices, factories, electronics and accessories marketing agencies and community based organizations have been made aware of Electronics waste and refer them to the relevant agencies in the project will be done by.

2. How the grants are received
Approved provisions from the development plan.

3. Who are the beneficiaries?
The direct target group of the project will be the residents of the area and the Southern community as well as the entire community will be indirect beneficiaries.

4. Selection of beneficiaries.
Selecting institutions, schools, public and private sector offices, factories and private institutions that wish to be involved in the project are selected.

5. Special Projects:
# Awareness Programs
# Distribution of garbage bins.

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