Current Projects

Project Name

Description

1. Lanka Government Network – LGN 2.0 and Wifi Facility

Build highly available, high speed, secure, reliable and centrally managed government network to link all government institutions to a single digital infrastructure.

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2. P-Connect Fibre Network and Wifi Facility for Post Offices

Provide high speed Wide Area Network connectivity to post offices to connect with LGN main backbone. Establish a common digital infrastructure to postal network of Sri Lanka to share information and provide digital content and electronic services to the general public.

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3. Lanka Government Cloud 2.0

When the current technology enhancements and trends are considered, it is essential to implement a fully-fledged cloud environment which is capable of facilitating the current and emerging requirements of government.

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4. Maintenance of Lanka Government Cloud 1.0 (LGC 1.0), Lanka Government Network 1.0 (LGN 1.0) and Upgrade LGII

Maintain the LGC 1.0 to provide the services which are already in use until a proper migration or alternative approach is finalized along with LGC 2.0 initiative.

Handing over the responsibility of maintaining the hardware layer of LGC 1.0 to a qualified service provider to avoid unnecessary management and technical overheads to ICTA.
1. Smooth maintenance and migration
2. Uninterrupted services
3. Avoid unnecessary overheads to ICTA allowing the technical/ management teams to focus on architectural and government needs.
4. Upgrade and Update systems management infrastructure for LGII operating center,
5. Enhance Operations Centre capabilities and service delivery

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5. National Data Center

As a requirement of the Government’s policy to make information resources widely available and accessible to all, it has become necessary to build a National Data Center infrastructure to facilitate the consolidation and aggregation of all the Government’s key computing infrastructure in secure, highly available and resilient facilities.

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6. Second Fibre Cable Connectivity via India

The objective is provide increasing internet/communications bandwidth to Sri Lanka to facilitate the increase in the demand for internet and other information technology and communication services. To also have a second cable which will provide backup in case a single cable failure.

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1) Phase 1 2016 Project Study
2) Phase 2 2017 initial deployment and testing
3) Phase 3 2018 Full deployment and acceptance

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7. Internet Backbone

Aligned with the national policy of digitizing the economy, several key infrastructure development initiatives will be implemented. The second versions of the Lanka Government Network (LGN) and Lanka Government Cloud (LGC) are key such initiatives which would contribute in making the government work processes more efficient.

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8. Household Transfer Management (HTM)

Development of a Household Transfer Management (HTM) system for Ministry of Finance in order for efficiently managing Pensions, Social Welfare and Safety Net programms of the Government.

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9. Birth Marriage and Death (BMD)

This project will also lead the way in terms of curbing corruption and malpractices in relation to counterfeit BMD certificates. It will also ensure that  data in this regard is stored utilizing a secure and effective method, while allowing Ds staff  to easily gain access to required certificates and information.

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10. Employee Provident Fund (EPF) & Employee Trust (ETF) Fund Consolidated centralized ICT Solution.

It is intended to initiate this project for develop an ICT solution consolidating the EPF and ETF Trust funds related services, to offer efficient services to stakeholder organizations.

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11. eSamurdhi integrated welfare management program

Integrating the eSamurdhi with Single window for Sri Lanka Safety Net Management system.

Integration of eSamurdhi with Beneficiary evaluation and subsidy management solution to establish a proper beneficiary evaluation system based on different criteria and ranking.

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12. eLocal Government (eLG) project

The ‘eLocal Government project’ has been proposed to address the problem of “Poor service delivery and socio-economic contribution of the local government authorities due to ineffective and inefficient governance”. It envisages developing and implementing ICT based solutions which can be freely deployed at all LAA (Local Govt Authorities) to meet their generic requirements.

These requirements include increasing the efficiency and effectiveness in governance, assuring citizen-friendly delivery of services by improving social accountability and transparency, enhancement of social inclusiveness and access to opportunities.
eLocal Government Rollout involves implementing the eLocal Government product in different types of local authorities dispersed around the country. These local authorities are the Municipal Councils, Urban Councils, and Pradeshiya Sabhas of Sri Lanka.

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13. eDS Phase 2- Revamped e-DS Solution Enhancement and implementation for pilot locations

The Divisional Secretariats (DSs) function under the preview of the Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs, and is has been identified as the “one stop shop” for delivering most critical government services to the citizen.

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14. ePopulation Register – Improvements to the existing solution – Phase 2

It is intended to improve the exising population register maintain by Department of Register General,  solution and integrate with the national cross gov. infrastructure in order for facilitating information sharing.

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15. National Cyber Security Operations Center

Infrastructure development has been identified as one of the key areas towards achieving the national policy objective of digitization of economy. Usage of government networks and applications will be increased rapidly, and it is essential to ensure the security, availability and convenience.

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16. National Certification Authority (NCA) project
Improve physical infrastructure and operation & annual auditing of National Certification Authority of Sri Lanka

NCA will enable a natinoal level PKI system to standardize the CSPs in Sri Lanka to provide better trust model for the digital key users.

17. Enhancement of Cyber Security and Digital Forensic Infrastructure of Sri Lanka CERT|CC

Enhancement of the existing technology infrastructure of Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team | Coordination Center (Sri Lanka CERT|CC) to further secure National/Government ICT services and its infrastructure.

18. Lanka Gate Infrastructure Maintenance /Related Services and Related Components

ICTA launched Lanka Gate, along with the first e-Government transactional online service; Online Revenue License Renewal (e-RL) in December 30th 2009. eRevenue License Solution was is a centralized motor vehicle Revenue License issuance system which is known as e-Revenue License system (e-RL).

The e-RL system was launched along with the ‘Lanka Gate’

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19. Establishment of Digital Instruction services

It is intends to establish frameworks facilitating Digital Instructions services for Citizens in collaboration with government organizations and private sector service providers. All government online services shall be delivered via these framework. ICTA intends to put in place following frameworks initially.

– Framework for facilitating online payment instruction
– Framework for facilitating online Forms Submission
– Framework for facilitating online Documents Submission
– Framework for facilitating online Judicial Evidence Submission
With regard to payments, the framework shall facilitate acceptance of payments made via mobile, credit/debit cards and fund transfer via bank accounts.

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20. Gov.lk Single window for cross government (cluster implementation) –

Intends to commence an initiative focused on providing government  services, integration with key cluster organizations and offered via a single window.
The Imports and export cluster includes orgniazations such as Inland Revenue, Registrar of Companies and other stakeholder organizations; including

recommending organizations for controlled items; such as Department of Excise, TRC, National Ozone Unit, Drugs Regulatory Authority, etc.

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21. Setting up and maintenance of systems facilitating evidence based decision making (facilitating Right to Information related objectives

With the introduction of Right to Information (RTI) Act, there will be series of facilitating activities to formulate and share data and information from Government Organizations. This projects intends setting up and maintenance of systems facilitating Right to Information initiative/s

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including the supporting of open government initiatives and open government partnership initiatives.

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22. Ratification, Awareness, Promotion and Monitoring of e-Government Policy and Strategy and related activities

Make sure that the e-Government Policy and e-Government Strategy is ratified and followed by the entire Government sector in Sri Lanka.

23. Lanka Interoperability Framework (LIFe)

Define data and process standards for selected information domains (Ex. Health Domain, Agriculture Domain etc, Ensure the interoperability in government information systems, easch domain must be supported by the  designated organization.

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24. Cross government digital document system –
Implement a cross government digital document management system.

ICTA will implement the “Cross Government Digital Document Management System with the vision of “digitization of government services where they can play a vital role in transforming national infrastructure through innovative technologies, to kick start the economy and provide great customer experience

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25. Scanning and Digitizing of existing Government documents –
Digitize and store all government documents related to citizens in selected government organizations
( 2nd phase of the Cross government digital document system )

Initiative to scan, digitize and store with access control as per government data security policy and privacy laws all government documents related to citizens for  organizations.  This project is part of  (phase 2) the same initiative there the first phase project “Cross government digital document system”

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26. ICT Solution for Government Analyst’s Department (GAD)

Government Analyst’s Department (GAD) engages with very important high level activities to assist the Government to ensure food safety and to maintain law and order. The GAD works with law enforcement authorities and other relevant organizations closely.

However, data entry, data analysis and case tracking is mainly performed using manual or some legacy systems which are not capable of increasing the efficiency or effectiveness of the laboratory information system.

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27. e-Motoring Solution –
Develop system to maintain database of all motor vehicles entering to the country.

Transportation is one of the key components which has direct impacts on economy of the country. As a nation aiming at reaching rapid developments goals throughout the next years, problems in transportation sector have to be solved.

Areas such as increasing number of vehicles entering to the country, road traffic, expansions of expressways and railways, public transport, environmental impacts and convenience have become more important. In this context, effective usage of ICT, emerging technologies and proper governance and regulatory frameworks have to be in place.

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28. Study on Feasibility and Implementation Approach for a Unified Transport Card Solution

“Unified Transport Card Solution” can prove a convenient transport card to the citizen with simple and multiple top-up and touch-in-touch-out capabilities. Moreover, both private bus owners and government owned transport authorities will be benefited by greater visibility and control on the income and organizations like

National Transport Commission (NTC) will be benefited from passenger information flow data to take future strategic decisions and to model better transport mechanisms and solutions.

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29. Development of Examination and Course Management System

In view of providing government services to citizens in friendly and efficient manner, ICTA indents to develop the Examination Management System as a common product which can be replicated in other government organizations. Furthermore, ICTA intends to enable Electronic Services to stakeholders to interact with SLIDA.

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30. Government Application Productization

Standardization of applications

31. Implementation of Electronic Medical Records in Sri Lankan Government Hospitals

The purpose of this project is to improve quality and efficiency in health care services provided by the government hospitals in Sri Lanka by implementing electronic medical record and supportive information systems in 300 government hospitals covering the National Hospital, Teaching Hospitals, Provincial and District General Hospitals, Base Hospitals and selected divisional hospitals throughout the country by end of August 2018.

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32. e-Heritage Project – Cutting-edge Technology for Heritage Information

Improving the tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka by  promoting culture and heritage tourism, using innovative technologies to provide location based information. The target of 1st  year of this three year project  is to complete Polonnaruwa historic sites with  mobile applications and 3000 heritage content.

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33. e-Swabhimani –
The National Best e-Content Award 2015-2016

The purpose of this project is to demonstrate the creativity and diversity of locally developed content and to find digital solutions that have a strong impact on the society.

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34. Lanka Accounting Standard and Monitoring Board, monitoring and evaluation system for financial statements

Develop a software solution to facilitate a document management to maintain financial statements provided by client organizations

Develop a solutions to analyse and report non conformities of the financial statement and take corrective actions

Train the users for using the system for their business operations

35. Setting up the National Spatial Data Infrastructure

Development of a single window for national Spatial Data services. Integration of all spatial data systems within the government

36. Development of electronic services (e-Services)

ICTA intends develop and launch a selected set of eServices and mServices, offered by government organizations. Further, ICTA intends to continue maintaining the existing Lanka Gate infrastructure to ensure availability of the services and smooth operation.

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37. Government Information Center (GIC)

Provision of information about Government services in the most effective, efficient and friendly manner (through 1919 call center and GIC web site.

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38. Implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation activities across the programme and projects

In order to ensure the achievement of planned/desired results under different program components, ICTA implements a comprehensive Results Based M&E system across all projects. As part of this M&E system,  ICTA projects require gathering diverse data with broad coverage first to establish baselines and then to measure outcomes and impact.

39. Awareness and Promotion on ‘ICT for Government’ initiatives

There are many ICT for Government services deployed by investing large amount of funds but lacking consumption of services as the general public are unaware of the solutions. This project intends to deploy proper awareness campaigns so that the RoI for the overall projects could be reached.

40. Conducting ICT Capacity building initiatives for Government Officials at all levels

Overall goal of this initiative is to empower and build required capacities among public sector employees at all levels to enable effective delivery of citizen centric public services.

41. ICT in Education sector

Digital Government is a process of reforming the way the government works, shares information, engages with citizens and delivers services to external and internal clients for the benefit of both the government and the clients that they serve. There are three major stakeholders of ‘eGovernment’, namely, the Government, citizens and businesses.

Digital Government improves delivery of services to citizens, businesses and employees; engages citizens in the process of governance through interaction; empowers citizens through access to knowledge and information and makes the working of the government more efficient and effective.

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42. SMART Digital Classrooms

Sri Lanka government has identified the Education sector as a key area to be improved during the process of transforming Sri Lanka into a strategically important economic center via a Strong Resilient Economy.

It has been recognized that the extension of the same national level initiatives towards both primary and secondary education, needs to be facilitated. It has also been found that the use of digital technologies in education, directly contributes to improved quality of education.

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43. Citizen Empowerment and Connectivity Development including  Wi-Fi program

To empower citizens through providing improved and affordable access to ICT and digital services. This initiative will drive technology to citizens via programs like a million tabs.

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1 Citizen Governenance System
Deployment to all citizens, via government location, with the objective of creating e-society among all citizens.
2 Digital technology to Citizens
Which will enable citizens to purchase Electronic Tabs at an affordable monthly rental with data packages, to facilitate use of technology this will be delivered with education content.
3 Telecentre Development
Enhancing existing telecentres to enable enhanced government services and education initiatives. This will enable citizens to be trained and on technology in consumption of government service and education.

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44. ICT Human Resources Capacity Building for Citizens and other stakeholders

Information and Communication technologies (ICTs) are increasingly being recognized as essential tools for development: tools that can empower citizens, enhance skills, increase productivity, and improve governance at all levels.

Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) aims to use ICT to foster social integration, peace, economic growth and poverty reduction. A key anticipated outcome is more effective, citizen centered, and transparent government through ICT enabled governance.

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45. Local language Initiative

1. Enable conversion of documents into editable formats & migration  to Unicode. – OPtical character recognition enables the conversion of printed documents PDFs and images etc into editable formats

2. Enable Sinhala and Tamil speech recognition and text to speech,
3. procurement of Sinhala fonts
4. make suficiant number of unicode enable publishing fonts available.

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46. Industry Development Program

ICT sector in Sri Lanka employed over 80,000 professionals with an export revenue of $850 million in 2015 (Central Bank figures for 2015).  We have become the fifth largest export revenue earners with 95% value addition (SLASSCOM Strategy Document 2016).
Industry Development Program was originated focusing on improving the IT and BPM Industry of Sri Lanka. The overall goal of the programme is to strengthen, predominantly through private sector-led initiatives, the existing ICT industry in Sri Lanka; to encourage emerging sectors of the industry and entrepreneurship, to stimulate broad-based industry growth, and to promote international competitiveness. In completing this program, projects such as Country Branding and Business Promotion (2009), Tech Startup Support Program (2010) etc. were initiated. All development activities are being monitored and the outcomes will be gathered and evaluated.

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47. Implementation of Network Infrastructure.

Enhancing the ICT infrastructure with Wi-Fi, introduce collaborating platforms,  devices and communication facilities for efficient and effective use and delivery of services between and within the organization.

48. Implementation of ICT infrastructure and secured Wi-Fi network

To enhance the effective services of the Ministries and Departments by enhancing the ICT infrastructure, systems and resources to expand the Government services and integrate with Lanka Government Network 2.0 and Lanka Government Cloud service platform for better and enhanced service delivery to its stakeholders.

49. Implementation of Video Conferencing facilities to 100 Ministries & Government organizations

An inter ministry/department video conferencing infrastructure and solution to enable these organisation to facilitate meetings via this facility. This initiative will enable attendees to connect to meeting and conferences from any location enabled with this facility.

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50. Enhancement of Telecentres/Nenasalas

Since its implementation in year 2015, Information Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) has established 1005 Telecentres branded as ‘Nenasala’. According to a survey conducted by the ICTA, approximately 55% of the Nenasalas are currently operational and provide IT training and information services to their community. Based on the same survey, it has been identified the fact that Nenasalas are still serving as resource centers for the rural community and therefore it is vital to further support Nenasalas to deliver efficient and effective service to the community.

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