The government has decided to introduce a new system for promotions in the government service.
A joint proposal by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera and Minister of Public Administration Ranjith Madduma Bandara was presented to the Cabinet, last month.
It is learned, there are various issues regarding promotions, while a large number of officers are displeased with the lack of promotions during the stipulated period.
Considering these facts, the new mechanism has been introduced with the agreement of all stakeholders to increase the productivity and efficiency of the Government machinery.
According to this decision, measures have been taken to solve the problems regarding the promotions of the officers of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service, Sri Lanka Education Administrative Service, Sri Lanka Planning Service, Sri Lanka Auditing Service, Sri Lanka Engineering Service, Sri Lanka Scientific Service, Sri Lanka Architectural Service, Sri Lanka Survey, Sri Lanka Agricultural Service and Sri Lanka Animal Production and Health Service.