64 fresh projects to uplift the ICT industry
In a significant impetus to the Information and
Communication Technology (ICT) industry, plans are afoot to implement 64
new projects at a stupendous cost of Rs.10 billion for the development
of this key sector this year (2016), the Ministry of Telecommunication
and Digital Infrastructure revealed.
According to the Ministry, 160 new zones to provide
Wi-fi facilities free of charge to the public will be established in the
near future with the assistance of the private sector.
At present, Sri Lanka occupies the 14th position in
the global BPO index and it is expected to push up the country to a
position amongst the first four slots in this ranking", Ministry added.
Courtesy : Department of Government Information
Development Past News 2016