Management Development Training Unit (MDTU) is conducting a 6 month certificate course in Procurement Procedure and Contract Administration (CIPPCA). The first batch of CIPPCA successfully completed the course in April 2017. The certificate awarding ceremony was held on 22nd December 2017 at the Jaffna Public Library auditorium.
Reginald Cooray - Governor, Northern Province was invited as the Chief Guest and the Chief Secretary A. Pthinathan and other Secretaries and Heads of Departments were also invited.
The certificate awarding ceremony was chaired by Deputy Chief Secretary – Personnel & Training A. Sivabalasundran. The ceremony was inaugurated with the lighting traditional oil lamp by the Governor, Chief Secretary and other distinguished invitees.
The Chief Secretary made the welcome speech. Governor awarded the certificates to 33 officers including Heads of Departments, Engineers, and Accountants. Governor in his speech requested the successful candidates to apply the knowledge acquired from this course efficiently in public service. Also Governor granted approval to upgrade the certificate course to diploma in reply to the request made by the chief secretary.