4,607 persons have registered themselves as unemployed in the Jaffna District Secretariat. 95 of them are aged above 35.
Action has been taken to recruit 20,000 unemployed graduates in Ministry of National Policies and economy as Development Officers. Registrations are being made in this regard in the District Secretariats.
3,004 person in Jaffna District, 493 in Mannar District, 453 in Vavuniya District, 356 in Kilinochchi District and 300 in Mulaitheevu district, a total of 4,607 unemployed Graduates have registered themselves in the Northern Province. Although the highest age limit for registration is stipulated at 35, it is notable that the TNA had requested that be raised to 45 and the PM had agreed to do so.