A census will be conducted on state and Semi Government employees on Thursday. Director General of the Department of Census and Statistics Dr. A.J. Satharasinghe, addressing journalists today said that all arrangements have been finalized for the conduct of this census.
Dr. Satharasinghe said that the President’s Secretary has already issued a circular in this regard to all heads of institutions about the conduct of this census. It will be conducted on Thursday the 17th between 9.30 and 11.30 in the morning.
The data will be gathered based on institutions where the workers are employed. He revealed that it is also desired to include estate workers serving in state and semi government estates. www.statistics.gov.lk is their website. All documents used for this census have been posted to this website.
He called on the workers to be aware of the facts that they should know about and also to complete the questionnaire in time and hand it over to their coordinating officers.