State Minister of Home Affairs Ashoka Priyantha emphasized that it has been decided to appoint a special committee to look into the matter of increasing the allowances provided to Grama Niladhari (GN) officers.

The State Minister made these remarks during a conference held in Colombo on September 16.

Grama Niladari GN

In the two-day conference for the District Secretaries, the existing issues of the Grama Niladhari officers have been discussed at length.

There, it has been decided that a special committee should be appointed pertaining to increasing the current allowances of the Grama Niladhari officers.

They have reportedly been demanding an increase to their allowances over a long period of time.