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A plan to boost IT sector jobs

Mar 23, 2011 7:44:16 AM - itnnews.lk

Studies are now in place to formulate a National Information Technology Plan in Sri Lanka.

Initiatives have been taken in this respect under the guidance of Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Chairman of the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka Prof. P.W. Epasinghe and ICTA Chief Executive Officer Reshan Dewapura. Generating new jobs in the ICT sector and achieving 75 % ICT literacy by 2016 are the long term economic goals incorporated in the plan.