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"Smart prosperous nation empowered with modern technologies"


Creation and Revitalization of technology-based policies, strategies, priorities, programs, plans, and guidelines to achieve national objectives of technological advancement, innovation, and development through social and industrial transformation.

Duties & Functions

  • Formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies, programmes and projects, in relation to the subject of Technology and Investment Promotion and those subjects that come under the purview of Departments, Statutory Institutions and Public Corporations listed in Column II based on the national policies implemented by the government.
  • Provision of public services under the purview of the Ministry in an efficient and people friendly manner.
  • Reforming all systems and procedures using modern management techniques and technology, thus ensuring that the functions of the Ministry are fulfilled while eliminating corruption and waste.
  • Take necessary measures for the provision of information and communication technology facilities for all by adoption of modern technologies.
  • Facilitate and supervise information technology initiatives for inter government agencies for promoting productivity and efficiency in the delivery of services.
  • Implementation of programmes for promotion of information and communication technology literacy.
  • Development of strategies to encourage and increase the use of information and communication technologies in all segments of the society, and coordinate and facilitate the information and communication technology initiatives in partnership with the private sector.
  • Actively intervene and prevent incidents related to cyber security.
  • Provision of necessary technical support for digital forensic investigations.
  • Enforcing standards and matters related to administration.
  • Promote sustained development in the telecommunication industry by shaping the regulatory process, protecting public interest and being responsive to challenges in an increasingly competitive market.
  • Matters relating to expansion of digital technology ventures.
  • Providing technical assistance to relevant Ministries for developing Green Technology Projects.
  • All other subjects that come under the purview of Institutions come under the Minister of Technology.
  • Supervision of all Institutions comes under the Minister of Technology.

Laws and Ordinance to be implemented

  • Information and Communication Technology Act, No. 27 of 2003 ( English )
  • Information and Communication Technology (Amended) Act, No. 38 of 2008
  • Electronic Transactions Act, No. 19 of 2006 ( English )
  • Sri Lanka Standard Institution Act, No. 6 of 1984 ( English )
  • Sri Lanka Telecommunication Act, No. 25 of 1991
  • Sri Lanka Telecommunication (Amended) Act, No. 27 of 1996 ( English )
  • Personal Data Protection Act, No. 9 of 2022 ( English )