2000 new Grama Niladhari appointments are to be made. The Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs aims to provide a broad and efficient service to the rural fraternity by filling the existing vacancies.
As a result, the Ministry has decided to appoint about 2000 Grama Niladharis to fill the vacancies. Senior Assistant Secretary to the Ministry Anura Priyabandu said that it has been decided to recruit those who have passed in three subjects at the G.C.E. Advance Level Examination. Hitherto only the Ordinary Level Examination pass was considered as educational qualification. However the Ministry has now decided to recruit those who have passed the Advanced Level Examination.