|Department of Manpower and Employment|
Department of Manpower and Employment has been established with effect from 01st January 2010 for the accomplishment of the objective of producing strong professionals for the development of the entire human resource of the Country by the Gazette (Extraordinary) No.1640/31 dated 02nd February 2010.
Scope of Performing Duties
The Department anticipates performing the following functions,
Accordingly, the Department performs a considerable number of functions such as provision of required career guidance, provision of opportunity, provision of ways and means, motivating job seekers to get various employments, capacity development, implementation of small scale loan programs, meeting employers in the field of employment opportunities and job seekers, collection, analysis and provision of information on labour market as and when necessary in order to accomplish the requirements of their professions in a way that it is possible to add a highly remarkable and a useful value through the identification of the above positive attributes which are approachable for the relevant personnel through strengths and capabilities of the Human Resource.
“A World class Sri Lankan Labour Force.”
“Development of a Globally Competitive and active labour force with extensive competencies and utilization of the full potential of our human resources for the Socio – economic development of Sri Lanka.”
Path of the Department
The Department which had been established in the year 2010 has already rendered a great service by making arrangements to provide employment opportunities in the private sector for the unemployed youth in order to strengthen the economy of the country through the provision of benefits for a significant number of beneficiaries using a considerable number of programs implemented in relation to the Career Guidance and the promotion of job designing.
Long term Targets
Production of a Labour force which is capable of complying with the global situations of competition and challenges is the fundamental responsibility of this Department. Accordingly, the long term targets of the Department which has formulated its vision as “World Class Sri Lankan Labour Force” can be classified as follows.
Objectives of the Department
The above targets can be accomplished only through the achievement of the following objectives.
Likely, various programs are being implemented by the Department utilizing its human resources for the accomplishment of the task of hospitality for the minimization of the unemployment and creation of better employment opportunities.
Mr. H.G.G.J. Dharmasena
+94 113 094 117
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