Govt to establish Multipurpose Development Task Force
Posted on December 12th, 2019

Courtesy Ada Derana

The government has decided to establish a Multipurpose Development Task Force” as a Government Department with the aim of providing employment opportunities for qualified low income youth.

The President has observed that there are numerous unskilled employment opportunities in Government and Government affiliated institutions and that recruitments are made on political and other favorites irrespective of low income groups,” the Cabinet spokesman said. 

Accordingly the Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by the President to establish a Multipurpose Development Task Force as a Government Department enabling to provide 100,000 employment opportunities for qualified low income youth. 

He said the recruitments of this task force will be made at a transparent district level and operations of the department is to be commenced by January 15, 2020. 

Meanwhile it was also considered by the cabinet of Ministers that the government, Govt. affiliated institutions and the private sector will be able to access the services of said force on a cost-effective basis.

One Response to “Govt to establish Multipurpose Development Task Force”

  1. aloy Says:

    Very laudable action plan. I hope it will not end up having another hundred thousand public sector employees who will do nothing but travel up and down to the capital city daily.

    This should be a part of a vision for the future; not for vote catching etc.

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