Online Solution

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