Budget Speech para. 155: "Mr Speaker, the digitalization of Government procedures has already begun and will continue into 2019 as well, with focus on e-Governmental Digital Document Management, towards a society with better Governance and Accountability and over Rs.800Mn has been allocated to implement these activities." Promise revised: It has been decided not to implement the proposal. Response to the RTI request said that the Cabinet approval was not given for the project. Instead, it was decided to be implemented in 2020 - 2022.
Information on progress was obtained in response to the request for information filed under the Right to Information Act No 12 of 2016.
Based on the information made available, the promise was not fulfilled as cabinet approval was not given. It is alternately planned to be implemented in 2020 - 2022.
The Ministry of Information and Mass Media was was one of the five government institutions ranked 1st out of the 16 government institutions assessed in 2019. The rank was determined based on the weighted average score of 75 received by the ministry (weighted average based on allocation). This score was based on the disclosure of information on 1 proposal assessed in 2019, which was under the purview of the ministry.
Budget Speech para. 155: Fully usable information for the proposal was obtained through a request filed under the Right To Information Act and was received within the stipulated timelines.
For detailed information on the method of calculating the weighted average scores: http://www.budgetpromises.org/en/how-it-works