Mrs. P. A. G. Fernando

Additional Secretary (Establishment)

Mrs. P. A. G. Ferando has served in Sri Lanka Administration Service as (SLAS) an Assistant Secretary a Deputy Director, a Director, and Acting Chairperson since 2000 and is currently holding the position of Additional Secretary (Establishment) of Ministry of Education.

She has 20 years of experience in the field of Management and Administration at the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, the Rural Development and Training Research institute, the Department of Social Services, the National Film Cooperation of Sri Lanka and the Department of cultural Affairs in different capacities.

Mrs. P. A. G. Ferando is a Bachelor of Science graduate from University of Kelaniya and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management, from University of Rajarata, a post Graduate Degree in Business Administration from University of Kelaniya and a Master of Arte in Rural Development, from the University of Colombo.

Main Functions

Recommend Provincial Secretary of Education/ Provincial Departments of Education on recruitment of personnels to Teacher Service and their attachment on secondment, promotions and pensions

Releasing Teacher Service personnel from National Schools for the following services/post on temporarily or permanent basis Provincial Public Service

* Presidential Secretariat * Parliament of Sri Lanka

* Volunteer corps

* To serve as a member of the commission appointed by the president

* A post in a university approved by university grant commission

* State co-operation

* Government project

* Government owned company

* A company having more than 50% shares and administration for government

* A post in public sector trade union with approved number of members

* A post in public sector welfare society with approved number of members

Performing duties related to teacher service minutes issuing circulars on Teacher Service and related actions

Appointing teachers to the national schools, re-appointments and other establishment matters

Handling the issues concerning the Human Rights Commission Ombudsman and public petitions commission on Teacher Service matters