The department of examinations states that a new methodology is in place to safeguard its information that is kept secret.
Based on this the responsibility of all the activities of the department examinations will be assigned to the staff officers in future.
Speaking to our news team Examinations Commissioner General W. M. N. J. Pushpakumara stated that this decision was taken to guarantee secrecy of examination activities.
Therefore the activities of compiling of examination papers, type writing, proof reading and printing will be assigned to staff officers of the department of examinations.
Speaking further the Examinations Commissioner General stated that steps have been taken to increase the technological facilities used in the examinations department.
He also stated that a special plan has been initiated to reduce the number of employees in the special departments of the department of examinations and to increase the technological equipment.
However, the Lanka Teachers' Association states that this is a joke.
General secretary of the Lanka Teachers' Association Joseph Stalin had the following to say in this regard.