An awareness campaign for cub scouts “Pothaka Baladaksha Randahara”
An awareness campaign “Pothaka Baladaksha Randahara” was conducted by the Sri Lanka Scouts Association on 1st July 2017, at Khettarama Stadium, Colombo 01 with the distinguished participation of Hon. Lasantha Alagiyawanna, Deputy Minister of Finance and Mass Media. More than 2,500 scouts participated in this campaign.
Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority(SEA) represented a stall on this campaign with the objective of giving necessary awareness to cub scouts on the concept of energy conservation. In that occasion, SEA provided the information and guidance to win Energy Proficiency Badge, special lectures and practicals were delivered by SEA officials and a free book on energy conservation also provided for cub scouts.
In 2013, SEA introduced the Scout Energy Proficiency Badge, is the first badge in the world for energy conservation. Targeting to make energy conscious nation, SEA has developed Scout Energy Proficiency program to provide leadership to school children, with special consideration on scouts. Through this program, SEA provides professional training for scout instructors on the concept of energy conservation and there by implement energy management activities with trained scouts in households and small business establishments.