Budget Promises: Beyond Parliament

Budget Promises: Beyond Parliament is a dashboard under publicfinance.lk that tracks the government’s performance in delivering on its budget promises.

Openness Tracker

Is the government saying what it is doing?
  •  OPEN
  •  RESPONSIVE
  •  UNCOOPERATIVE
  •  RESTRICTED
  •  CLOSED

Progress Tracker

Is the government doing what it's saying?
  •  BROKEN
  •  POOR
  •  PARTIAL
  •  SUBSTANTIAL
  •  FULFILLED
  •  UNDISCLOSED

The Proposals List

Allocation (Rs. Mn)
Budget Promise
Ministry / Government Institution
Openness Tracker
Progress Tracker
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
1200
Budget Promise
Improve fishery villages in 10 coastal districts including Hambantota, Jaffna and Batticaloa
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development
Openness Tracker
OPEN
Progress Tracker
SUBSTANTIAL
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
1000
Budget Promise
Yan Oya Project
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Management
Openness Tracker
OPEN
Progress Tracker
POOR
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
5000
Budget Promise
Infrastructure development including provision of laboratory equipment and furniture
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Education
Openness Tracker
RESTRICTED
Progress Tracker
SUBSTANTIAL
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
2000
Budget Promise
Basic facilities such as electricity, water and sanitation facilities to all schools
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Education
Openness Tracker
RESTRICTED
Progress Tracker
SUBSTANTIAL
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
5000
Budget Promise
Free tabs to AL teachers and students
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Education
Openness Tracker
RESTRICTED
Progress Tracker
PARTIAL
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
5000
Budget Promise
Provision to rent a maximum of 50 computers per school
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Education
Openness Tracker
CLOSED
Progress Tracker
UNDISCLOSED
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
2700
Budget Promise
Rs.200,000 health insurance for students
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Education
Openness Tracker
RESPONSIVE
Progress Tracker
FULFILLED
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
1000
Budget Promise
Paediatric Care Complexes in Karapitiya, Ampara and Jaffna hospitals
Ministry / Government Institution
Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine
Openness Tracker
RESTRICTED
Progress Tracker
POOR
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
10000
Budget Promise
Establish EXIM Bank of Sri Lanka
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs
Openness Tracker
UNCOOPERATIVE
Progress Tracker
BROKEN
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
1000
Budget Promise
Global Marketing Campaign to boost the exports and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs
Openness Tracker
RESTRICTED
Progress Tracker
POOR
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
1000
Budget Promise
Private free trade zones along expressway corridors
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade
Openness Tracker
OPEN
Progress Tracker
PARTIAL
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
1000
Budget Promise
MICE Convention Centre
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Affairs
Openness Tracker
OPEN
Progress Tracker
BROKEN
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
1000
Budget Promise
Double tracking of railway lines
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation
Openness Tracker
RESTRICTED
Progress Tracker
POOR
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
3000
Budget Promise
Payments to Golden Key depositors
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs & Central Bank of Sri Lanka
Openness Tracker
RESPONSIVE
Progress Tracker
FULFILLED
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
10100
Budget Promise
Establish Financial Asset Management Agency (FAMA) to revitalize the failed non-bank finance companies
Ministry / Government Institution
FAMA - Ministry of Finance
Openness Tracker
CLOSED
Progress Tracker
UNDISCLOSED
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
7500
Budget Promise
"Infusion of capital for the Housing Bank "
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Public Enterprise Development
Openness Tracker
UNCOOPERATIVE
Progress Tracker
BROKEN
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
5000
Budget Promise
Housing project in the North and East
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Housing and Construction
Openness Tracker
RESTRICTED
Progress Tracker
PARTIAL
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
1000
Budget Promise
Interest subsidy for housing
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Finance and Mass Media
Openness Tracker
RESTRICTED
Progress Tracker
FULFILLED
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
3500
Budget Promise
Grant pensions to differently abled soldiers
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Defence
Openness Tracker
OPEN
Progress Tracker
POOR
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
1000
Budget Promise
Contributory Pension Fund
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Public Administration and Management
Openness Tracker
RESPONSIVE
Progress Tracker
BROKEN
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
4000
Budget Promise
Vocational training
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs
Openness Tracker
RESPONSIVE
Progress Tracker
FULFILLED
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
7000
Budget Promise
Interest free loan scheme to finance small business ventures
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs
Openness Tracker
OPEN
Progress Tracker
BROKEN
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
1500
Budget Promise
Establish 1,000 “Sewa Piyasa” units
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Public Administration and Management
Openness Tracker
CLOSED
Progress Tracker
UNDISCLOSED
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
15000
Budget Promise
Digitalising the Economy: National Digital Identity
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure & Information Communication Technology Agency
Openness Tracker
OPEN
Progress Tracker
SUBSTANTIAL
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
15000
Budget Promise
Digitalising the Economy:National Payment Platform and National Data Centre
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure & Information Communication Technology Agency
Openness Tracker
OPEN
Progress Tracker
PARTIAL
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
15000
Budget Promise
Digitalising the Economy:Toll Charging System
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure & Information Communication Technology Agency
Openness Tracker
RESPONSIVE
Progress Tracker
BROKEN
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
15000
Budget Promise
Digitalising the Economy : Cryptography key for Cyber Security
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure & Information Communication Technology Agency
Openness Tracker
RESTRICTED
Progress Tracker
FULFILLED
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
15000
Budget Promise
Digitalising the Economy : Video Conferencing Facility for Government Agencies and Cross Government Digital Documentation
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure & Information Communication Technology Agency
Openness Tracker
OPEN
Progress Tracker
PARTIAL
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
5000
Budget Promise
Providing Police Department with modern equipment for better enforcement
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Law & Order and Southern Development
Openness Tracker
CLOSED
Progress Tracker
UNDISCLOSED
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
1500
Budget Promise
Credit scheme to encourage domestic solar electricity generation
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy
Openness Tracker
OPEN
Progress Tracker
FULFILLED
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
4500
Budget Promise
Road improvement in rural areas
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Local Government and Provincial Councils
Openness Tracker
UNCOOPERATIVE
Progress Tracker
PARTIAL
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
3000
Budget Promise
Restoration, rehabilitation and de-silting of 1,500 small tanks
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Agriculture
Openness Tracker
OPEN
Progress Tracker
PARTIAL
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
3000
Budget Promise
Development of comprehensive plan to upgrade cities
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of City Planning and Water Supply
Openness Tracker
RESTRICTED
Progress Tracker
PARTIAL
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
1000
Budget Promise
Southern Development
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Law & Order and Southern Development
Openness Tracker
OPEN
Progress Tracker
POOR
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
1000
Budget Promise
Building in the Northern Province
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Local Government and Provincial Councils
Openness Tracker
UNCOOPERATIVE
Progress Tracker
BROKEN
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
1000
Budget Promise
Siri Sara Pivisuma
Ministry / Government Institution
Presidential Secretariat
Openness Tracker
OPEN
Progress Tracker
PARTIAL
Allocation (Rs. Mn)
1150
Budget Promise
Expand Lak Sathosa Retail Network
Ministry / Government Institution
Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Openness Tracker
RESPONSIVE
Progress Tracker
PARTIAL
HOW IT WORKS AND DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS

Click here for methodology, progress and openness descriptions for each proposals. Please reach out to pfp@veriteresearch.org to gain access to the source documents.

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