Promise Tracker

Digitalising the Economy: National Payment Platform and National Data Centre

Budget Speech para. 390: "ICTA will also implement the National Payment Platform (NPP) which will facilitate persons, businesses and government to make peer-to-peer payments, including fund transfers and online payments for goods and services, using computing devices, including mobile devices. We will also commence the National Data Centre in 2017."
  • Allocation (Rs. Mn)15,000
  • SectorDigitalising the Economy
  • Ministry / Government Institution : Ministry of Telecommunications & Digital Infrastructure

Openness Tracker


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Progress Tracker


ICTA has classified this promise as two projects: 1) National Data Centre and 2) National Paymet Platform. National Data Centre is at conceptualisation stage where one out of three activities have commenced. National Payment Platform is on going however exact progress cannot be determined due to limited information.

Sources of Information

  • Budget Tracker - Website Website
  • Budget Tracker - Website RTI