Immediate action is being taken to address the issue of shortage of teachers in the Central Province. Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayake made this reference participating in the opening of Computer Laboratories in the Minipe area.
The Chief Minister said that there are many small and marginalized schools. There is a dearth of about 65 teachers in the Hasalaka Division. As such a solution should be found to the issue. Action is being taken in this respect. The shortage of another 200 teachers will also be solved through new recruitments and thereby find some solution to the issue of teacher shortage.