EC stops paying Rs. 20,000 for trainee graduates

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The Elections Commission (EC) has stopped paying Rs. 20,000 for trainee graduates, Minister Bandula Gunawardena said today.

Meanwhile, the EC has instructed the government not to proceed with its decision to deploy trainee graduates to the health programme to control COVID 19 viral infection.

On the instructions of the EC, the government had postponed the graduate trainee programme until the conclusion of the Parliamentary polls.