ICTA to improve service delivery through the infusion of the technology and digitalization
Budget Speech para. 250: "The ICTA has been entrusted with the task of leading the Government’s effort of improving service delivery through digitization of Government systems and procedures and, the infusion of technology. For this purpose, we will allocate Rs. 2,000 million for their on-going initiatives and operational expenditures." Allocation Revised: The allocation for this promise has been revised from LKR 2,000 million to LKR 1,500 million
- Allocation (Rs. Mn) : 2,000
- Sector : Digitalising the Economy
- Ministry / Government Institution : Ministry of Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment
Openness Tracker Uncooperative
Information was obtained through (i) the 'Progress of development projects and programmes as at 31st March 2018' Report published online by the Department of Project Management and Monitoring; and (ii) the Progress Report received from the responsible agency in response to a request under the RTI Act. However, the information available was incomplete and could not be used to assess overall progress for the promise.
Progress Tracker Lagging
Some activities under the promise have been inititated. However, progress for the first six months falls short of target. Based on information made available, progress as at 2018 August (weighted by allocation) was 63%, behind the target (weighted by allocation) of 65% (excluding some projects for which targets were not given).
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