Industry Development

The ICT sector in Sri Lanka employed over 80,000 employees (ICT Workforce Survey 2013) and earned a yearly export revenue of USD 900 million in 2016. It is the 4th highest export revenue earner in Sri Lanka. The industry is ranked the 11th destination for delivering IT, BPM and other knowledge services by the prestigious international consultancy firm ATKEARNEY. The Government along with the Industry bodies are targeting to reach USD 5 billion in export revenue and a direct workforce of 200,000 by 2020.

Our Initiatives

  • Spiralation - Tech Startup Project-logo
  • SL ITBPM Destination - Buusiness Promotion Project-logo
  • FutureCareers - Career Guidance Logo


  • “To improve the competitiveness, generate employment and increase revenue of the IT/ITES industry”
  • “To promote the country as a source of ICT and BPO investment destination”
  • “To provide e-business solutions among SMEs and key industries which will increasing productivity across the economy, connect enterprises, and improve trade and logistics”

Country Branding and Business Promotion

With the globalization, countries compete with each other to establish their own brand image and to promote international exposure.

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Tech Startup Support Program (Spiralation)

This project is targeted towards developing new technology based business ventures in the country. The program provides everything a business or entrepreneur needs towards starting up and successfully running a business.

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September 17, 2019

ICTA’s Disrupt Asia draws spotlight on driving digital innovation in Sri Lanka

With Sri Lanka on the cusp of creating a digitally empowered nation and knowledge economy, the Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA), the apex Government...