August 29, 2014 (LBO) – Sri Lanka is to launch an online support system focusing on the issues faced by the small and medium entrepreneurs in the island, Ministry of Industry and Commerce said in a media release. The tool will periodically present views and experiences of entrepreneurs and micro biz operating in formal and informal sectors on a set of predetermined indicators that reflect the status of biz at sub national level
The tools will become active for the public from mid-September the ministry said. This issue tracker will focus on the problems and difficulties of SME, Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce, Sri Lanka was quoted in the release.
I and NEDA thank the Asia Foundation for extending its valuable support to develop this online system valued at more than 13000 US dollars.
Bathiudeen was addressing the launching event of Public Private Dialogue Issue Tracker Website organised by National Enterprise Development Authority (NEDA) in collaboration with The Asia Foundation (TAF) yesterday (28) at Colombo.
In Sri Lanka™s context, 65 percent of its GDP comes from the SME sector ministry said in the release.
The SME issue tracker is a softw