Promise Tracker

Expand Technology stream degree programmes in 7 new Technology Faculties 

Budget Speech para. 174: "Expand the technology degree programmes in subjects such as Information and Communication Technology, Engineering Technology and Bio Systems Technology in 7 new technology faculties which include, the Universities of Rajarata, Ruhuna, Sabaragamuwa, Kelaniya, Colombo, Sri Jayewardenepura and the South Eastern University." Allocation Revised:According to the progress report from the responsible institution, the allocation for this promise has been further revised from the mid-year assessment, from LKR 3,550 million to LKR 3,123 million. The original allocation was LKR 5,000 million Promise Revised: Based on the action plan received from the mid-year assessment, the scope of the promise has increased from 7 technology faculties to 14 technology faculties . This promise was originally assigned to the Ministry of Higher Education and Highways in the Budget Speech.
  • Allocation (Rs. Mn)5,000
  • SectorEducation
  • Ministry / Government Institution : Ministry of City Planning, Water Supply and Higher Education
    (Previously the Ministry of Higher Education & Cultural Affairs)

Openness Tracker


Information on progress was obtained through the progress report provided in response to the request for information filed under the Right to Information Act No 12 of 2016.

Progress Tracker


Based on the information made available, progress as at 31 December 2018 was assessed as 51% of the target set for 2018. Progress was assessed by weighting progress of activities outlined in the action plan by their allocation.

Sources of Information

  • Budget Tracker - Website RTI