Promise Tracker

Central Expressway Project

Budget Speech para. 224: "We will complement the financing for the Central Expressway project." Allocation Revised: According to the progress report available on the DPMM website. the allocation for the promise has been revised from LKR 10,000 million to LKR 18,784 million. This promise was originally assigned to the Ministry of Higher Education and Highways in the Budget Speech.
  • Allocation (Rs. Mn)10,000
  • SectorTransport
  • Ministry / Government Institution : Ministry of Highways & Road Development and Petroleum Resources Development
    (Previously the Ministry of Highways and Road Development)

Openness Tracker

Restricted

No information on progress was provided in response to both a request for information to the responsible government agency, made over the phone, and a request for information filed under the Right to Information Act No. 12 of 2016. Further, information available on the website of the responsible government agency could not be used to determine full progress of the promise. Progress was determined using "Progress of Large Scale Development Projects and Programmes as at 30th September 2018", made available on the website of the Department of Project Management and Monitoring.

Progress Tracker

Substantial

Based on the information available online by the Department of Project Management and Monitoring, it was possible to determine the progress of the separate sections of the project as at 30th September 2018. For the two components of Section I, progress was determined to be 84% and 32% of their target for the year (75% and 19%). For the two components of Section II, progress was determined to be 83% and 96% of their target for the year (100% and 45%). For Section III, overall progress for land acquisition was determined to be 80% of its target for the year (100%). For Section IV, progress was 91% for the year (75%). Hence, progress for the promise in 2018 is determined to be substantial.

Sources of Information

  • Budget Tracker - Website Website