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Committee to accelerate CAD projects

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in consultation with Digital Infrastructure and Information Technology Minister Ajith P. Perera, has appointed a committee to accelerate the implementation of digitalizing (CAD) projects which were launched in all government institutions.

The committee serviced by the Digital Infrastructure and Information Technology Ministry is chaired by Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister, Head of the Central Project Management Unit of the National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement and Rehabilitation Northern Province Development and Youth Affairs Ministry Charitha Ratwatte and members have been nominated from the Digital Infrastructure and Information Technology Ministry, Telecommunication, Foreign Employment and Sports Ministry, Policy Development Office of the Prime Minister’s Office, Department of National Budget and the National Planning, Central Project Management Unit of Ministry of National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement and Rehabilitation Northern Province Development and Youth Affairs Department.

This committee will make an inventory of all ongoing digitalisation projects implemented by government institutions, review implementation and come up with possible solutions for the bottlenecks which may constrain the smooth implementation of the projects.

The committee has collected information of around 184 projects which are implemented under different government institutions at the national, provincial and local level. Currently, all institutions have been requested to update the status of all projects by July 30, indicating target dates for milestones in implementation.


 

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