Jun 21, 2018

9,851 recruited to state sector in Q1 Featured

The state sector recruitments in the first quarter of this year stand at 9,851, according to a report on state employees.

Also, 7,755 employees had retired, resigned, vacated or sacked from their positions, or died during the period.

The report says 7,840 employees are being employed by provincial councils outside the approved cadre.

The update on employees in the public sector employees has been submitted by finance minister Mangala Samaraweera.

The need for a national salaries policy has been stressed by the report, which also says heads of institutions should be accountable for the excess staff they have recruited.