Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Version 2.0 of e-Development Agenda, 'Smart Sri Lanka' to commence this year
Mon, Jan 6, 2014, 12:09 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 06, Colombo: Sri Lanka will commence the Version 2.0 of e-Development Agenda, 'Smart Sri Lanka' this year, CEO of ICT Agency (ICTA) of Sri Lanka, Roshan Dewapura said.

Accordingly, a firm called Smart Sri Lanka Institute is also to be established and the gazette notification in this regard was issued by the government in September, the CEO said.

Smart Sri Lanka has been conceptualized as the version 2.0 of the e-Development Agenda of Sri Lankan government.

The entire public sector will be networked under the Smart Sri Lanka programme.

The aim is to provide a launch pad for Sri Lanka to become a knowledge-based economy and information society, and finally a knowledge hub.

Version 1.0 of e-Development Agenda was e-Sri Lanka which was scheduled to close in December 2013.

The Sri Lankan Cabinet has approved the launch of Phase 2 of its e-Sri Lanka Development Initiative, subject to stipulations laid down by the General Treasury.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka conveys condolences to families of the passengers on Air Algerie flight
-- [44 minutes ago]
Both ruling and opposition parties are responsible for public welfare, Sri Lankan President says
-- [1 hour and 45 minutes ago]
No deaths of Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan waters since 2011
-- [2 hours ago]
Norwegian support for post-graduate programs at Sri Lanka's Peradeniya University
-- [3 hours ago]
Major rift in Sri Lanka government doctors' union
-- [4 hours ago]
Maternal deaths in Sri Lanka's Northern Province reduced dramatically
-- [5 hours ago]
International experts advising Sri Lanka's Missing Persons Commission to arrive next week
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan government reduces taxes on imported grains and lentils
-- [6 hours ago]
British authorities arrest Sri Lankan couple for visa application fraud
Sri Lankan government to amend Tea Act to impose hefty fines on unscrupulous tea traders

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.