Grama Shakthi and Poverty Eradication Programme
Budget Speech para. 76: "It is in this context that the Government, in line with the Grama Shakthi initiative of the President which is part of the national poverty and unemployment eradication drive, has decided to extend support mainly to the farmers, fisherman, youth and women who are already engaged in small businesses, individually or as a community to harness their entrepreneurial capacities. At the same time, the President’s initiative of introducing development programmes to address the regional issues will be further strengthened." Allocation Revised: According to the action plan received, the budget allocation has been revised from LKR 2,000 million to LKR 1,460 million.
- Allocation (Rs. Mn) : 2,000
- Sector : Social Welfare
- Ministry / Government Institution : Presidential Secretariat
Openness Tracker Restricted
Information on progress was obtained through the action plan and progress report provided in response to the request for information filed under the Right to Information Act No 12 of 2016. Further information on progress was also received from the website of the President's Media Division. However, it was not possible to determine progress based on the information received, due to incomparability with the stated targets of the project that were set out in the action plan.
Progress Tracker Undisclosed
While extensive information on the progress of the promise has been provided in response to the request for information filed under the Right to Information Act No. 12 of 2016, it was not possible to determine the extent of the activities conducted in line with their targets, and thereby progress.
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