Making IT Happen

Foreseeing the opportunities Sri Lanka would miss with every postponed day, policy makers are pitting the final touches to rollout the national Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Policy before end November.
Previously scheduled to follow the National Communication Policy, industry officials say delays in getting the piece of legislation off the ground prompted them to set the ICT Policy rolling without further delays. rn

rnBased on the roadmap conscribed by the industry, the ICT policys rollout will be supported by World Bank and other donor agency monies, say industry officials, ensuring a speedy and healthy implementation. rn

rnThe Policy will provider the framework upon which Sri Lankas future in the IT revolution will take shape endash listing out areas for economic exploitation and human resource development. rn

rnA number of support services for the ICT sector, skilled and high detail work, product and application development will be some areas the policy will look to put in