Civil Security Department (CSD) recently recruited 66 youths from the Jaffna District to strengthen its ongoing development drive in the region.
Accordingly, letters of appointment to 48 males and 18 females in the Civil Security Department (CSD) were delivered during a ceremony, held at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) auditorium on Thursday (5 June).
Major General Udaya Perera, Commander, SFHQ-J addressing the ceremony highlighted the economic, welfare and other benefits those recruits are entitled upon recruitment to the CSD.
Rear Admiral (Retd) Ananda Peiris, Director General, CSD revealed that the CSD is prepared to absorb more than 3000 young men and women for employment in the future from areas, like Mullaitivu and Killinochchi.
He added that development work, currently being carried out by CSD personnel has come in for praise and prospects for a better future is bright, despite misleading allegations of certain interested parties.
The Government also recruited Northern youth to the army several times, after defeating terrorism. Accordingly, recruitment of Mullaitivu youths to the Army commenced on May 08, 2014 at Maritime (Muhudubadapattu) Divisional Secretariat in Mullaitivu.
Recruitment program for Army tradesmen in Mullaitivu in the fields of engineering, plumbing, welding, motor mechanism, masonry, electricity, etc, will continue as the first phase till June 30, 2014, covering all Divisional Secretariats in Mullaitivu.
The SLA also recruited 100 female Tamil soldiers to the force in November 2012.