The General Administration Division (GAD) is responsible for all matters related to Ministry personnel, other than officers of the Sri Lanka Foreign Service (SLFS) with the exception of recruiting officers to the Combined Services.
The GAD conducts various Human Resource Development programmes throughout the year. In addition it makes arrangements for the maintenance of buildings, office equipment and motor vehicles.
The provision of supply and services is also part of GAD’s responsibility. The sections coming under GAD are Transport, Dispatch, the Library and the Stores.