Graduate appointments ongoing upto September 7 | Daily News


Appeals to be filed before September 17

Graduate appointments ongoing upto September 7

Graduates who have not received their letters of appointment can file their appeal till September 17 with the Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government Ministry or the Presidential Secretariat.

Co-cabinet Spokesman, Mass Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had handed over letters of appointment to a selected group of graduates symbolising the recruitment of graduates to the public sector fulfilling the pledge made in“Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour” policy statement.

The Minister told the weekly Cabinet media briefing held yesterday at the Government Information Department that appointment letters for the rest of the selected graduates will be distributed from September 2 to 7.

Even though applications were initially called to recruit 50,000 graduates, the government later decided to recruit 60,000 on the directives of the President.

Accordingly 50,177 graduates have already been recruited. Out of this, 38,760 are female graduates and the number of employed Arts graduates is 31,172. According to the graduate classification, 29,156 internal graduates and 20,322 external graduates have been recruited. Appointments were also given to 1,000 monks.

Among other graduates, 1,839 are from the Commerce stream, 7,278 are from Management, 4,494 from Science, 143 from Indigenous Medicine and 161 from Allied Health Science, 989 from Computer Technology, 233 from Engineering and Law and 1,906 from Diploma in Accounting.

The job recipients will be directed to a leadership, skills and attitude development training programme. At the end of the one year training period appointees will be employed in institutions directly related to the rural sector such as Rural and Estate Schools, Department of Agrarian Services, Regional Irrigation Offices, Department of Wildlife, government Ayurvedic hospitals, Rural Hospitals, Dispensary and Department of Minor Export Crops.

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