Encouraging the colleague staff,devoted to nurturing free education, by facilitating them with optimum services and infrastructure facilities.
Central Record Room
Main Auditorium(Audio Visual Unit)
Telephone Exchange Unit
Functions of the General Administration Branch
Approval of foreign leave of the staff members of all National Schools,Teacher Training Colleges,Colleges of Education, Teacher Centers and other Affiliated institutions.
Submitting for approval of overtime and travelling expenses of the staff members of all National Schools,Teacher Training Colleges,Colleges of Education,Teachers and other affiliated institutions.
Approval of Holiday Pays and photocopy allowances of Ministry officers.
Activities in relation to payments for translations of the Ministry.
Settling of all telephone, water,electricity bills of the Ministry including the Minister of Educationand the State Ministers.
Approval of communication allowances of Ministry officials
Receiving,securing and other activities related to Declaration of Assets and Liabilities of the Staff Officers of the Ministry
Issuance of official identity cards of Ministry officers
Coordination activities related to the public day
Supervision of the maintenance of the canteen
Actions related to distress loans.festival advances,special advances,property loans,releasing of deeds and other related activities
Issuance of railway warrants and the submission of applications for railway season ticket to the Department of Railway
Formulation of annual estimates related to the Administration Branch and resolving issues related to official quarters coming under the Ministry
Issues related to official quarters coming under the Ministry
Issuance of numbers for duty free vehicle permits
Allocating numbers for circulars issued by the Ministry of Education
Responding to letters and complaints received from the Presidential Secretariat,Prime Minister's Office and the Minister's Office and providing details and data for enquiries made by external institutions
Appointing officials for Technical Evaluation Connittees
Conducting activities related to elections
Coordination of the duties related to the Tappol Branch,(postal branch),Leave Branch,Central Record Room,Auditorium, Risograph Unit,Reception Counter and the Telephone Exchange.
General Establishment(Combined Services) branch maintains around 800 Personal Files of Sri Lanka Administrative Service, Sri Lanka Accountants Service, Sri Lanka Engineering Service, Sri Lanka Architectural Service, Legal Officer, Translators Service, Sri Lanka Information & Communication Technology Service, Librarians Service, Sri Lanka Technological Service, Development Officers' Service, Public Management Assistant Service, Drivers Service and Office Employee Service. This Division gives recommendations for confirmations, promotions, transfers and retirements of combined services officers to appointing authority.
Preparing FR 71 for getting approval of new posts in the Combined Services.
Attending Duties related to Agrahara Insurance of all Staff of the Ministry.
Attending duties related to Computer Trainees.
Drivers and Office Assistants are recruited by this branch on approvals of the Director General-Combined Services of Ministry of Public Administration.
Preparing ‘Scheme Of Recruitment’ to recruit new Officers such as Legal Officers, Transport Officers, Technology Services Officers & Other relevant officers.
Coordinating Establishment Functions of Combined Service Officers in National Schools, National College of Education, Teacher Training Colleges, and Teachers Centers.
Coordinating all the functions of departments and institutes such as Department of Examinations, Educational Publications Department, National Institute of Education, National Library, Documentations & Services Board and Sri Lanka National Commission of UNESCO under the Ministry of Education.
Actions on disciplinary matters of the officials belongs to the Sri Lanka Education Administrative Service (SLEAS) and Ministry and on both academic and non academic staff of National Schools, National Colleges of Education and Teacher Training Colleges
Maintaining personal files of Document Assistants, Development Assistants, Finance Assistants (non-consolidated service) officials
Maintaining cadre details of non-academic cadre of the National Schools, Teacher Training College, National Colleges of Education and Teacher Centers that come under the purview of Ministry of Education
Creating cadre positions under the Section 71 of Finance Regulations
Sorting out all letters received by hand or via electrically and delivering them safely and immediately
Releasing of deeds which are taken as security
Attending the investigations on the matters submitted by the Secretary and the Additional Secretary (Administration & Finance) and submit investigation reports with the recommendations, preparing of charge sheets accordingly.
Appointing personal cadre and advisors of the Minister
Coordinating the establishment activities of the officials of Department of Examination, Educational Publications Department, National Institute of Education and National Library & Documentation Services Board
Maintaining leave records of all officials and the employees of the Ministry of Education
Approving all loans that are belongs to advance account
Providing finger mark numbers to the officers transferred or newly recruited to the ministry and providing their particular to the relevant softwareProviding leave records relating to the salary increments, admission of children to the grade one, promotions, retirements and transfers
Approving the lapsed vacation leave according to the clause 10 of the chapter xii of the establishment code
Checking the vouchers submitted by all the officers of the ministry of education for the payment of overtime and 1/20 allowance
Receiving and computerizing the leave applications received from all the branches/sections
Providing the concessionary period for pregnant mothers according to the clause 18 of the chapter xii of the establishment code
Calculating the no pay according to the clause 22 of the chapter xii of the establishment code and the half pay according to the clause 22 of the chapter xii of the establishment code and sending these particulars to the payments branch for deducting
Approving the records related to the monthly allowance payments to the computer training students, casual and substitute workers