Productivity and ISO standered functions of the General Secretariat
The Chief Secretariat of the Southern Province participated in the "National Productivity Awards Competition - 2020" and won the 1st place in the Inter Provincial Ministries category.
The Chief Secretariat of the Southern Province participated in the National Productivity
Awards Competition and won the 3rd place in the Inter-Provincial Ministries category in the year 2013 and the 2nd place in the
Inter-Ministries category in the years 2014, 2015 and 2018.
The Chief Secretariat of the Southern Province in collaboration with the National Productivity Secretariat for Productivity Promotion in the Southern Province has provided the opportunity to study the Productivity Certificate Course for the officers of the institutions in the Southern Province free of charge and to conduct awareness programs at various times. As a result of those activities, the number of companies participating in the National Productivity Competition in 2015 was 170 and in 2018 it was 286.
Out of those institutions, the number of institutions that qualified for the on-site inspection in 2015 was 135 and in 2018 it has increased to 181. Also, the number of institutions that won in 2015 was 122 and in 2018 that number has increased to 159.
The winners of the National Productivity Awards in 2015 were awarded cash prizes (Rs. 9650000.00) at the Provincial Productivity Awards Ceremony.
The iso 9001: 2008 Quality Management Certificate was obtained in 2013/2014, 2015/2016 and 2017, and preliminary work is currently underway to obtain the certification for the iso 9001: 2018 Quality Management System.