budget

Call to ensure credible implementation of budget-2021 proposals
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Featured in: The Island In the lead up to the highly anticipated 2021 budget, Verité Research recently announced the latest results and recommendations of their annual budget monitoring study, which tracks the government’s performance and openness on key promises made...
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Budget proposals need to be feasible; Nishan De Mel
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Taken from News1st Budget Proposals advertised in the budget are not implemented because they were not seen as feasible, Verité Research Economist, Nishan De Mel said. De Mel, highlighted the importance of budget proposals to be implemented with detailed estimates...
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Sri Lanka parliament committee slams failures in public finance management
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Taken from economynext A Sri Lankan parliamentary committee overseeing public spending has criticised the finance ministry for delays and inadequacies in providing information, and said that alteration in budget proposals owing to faulty estimates are failures of public finance management....
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Call for Keynesian type intervention to boost economy
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Taken from DailyNews Photo Courtesy - DailyNews A strong call was presented for a Keynesian model intervention to boost the economy at the CA Budget Forum held on Saturday in Colombo. Dr Nishan De Mel addressing the forum, urged for...
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Sri Lanka has fulfilled a quarter of 2018 budget proposals
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Sri Lanka has completed just over a quarter of the proposals made in he 2018 budget so far, State Finance Minister Eran Wickramaratne said. "Implementation of Budget 2018 is at 27.6 percent completed, 64.2 percent in-progress and only 8.2 percent...
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Broken promises from budget pledges: Verite Research
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Taken from Sunday Observer By Quintus Perera   The Government has performed poorly in executing budget proposals or promises, for, in its total pledges to disburse Rs. 149,350 million during 2018, only 8 per cent of these promises have been...
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Sri Lanka Exim bank proposal in limbo for three years
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Taken from EconomyNext ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s government has failed to carry out a controversial proposal to set up a an ‘Export-Import bank’, to support businesses venturing overseas, for the third straight year, a think tank said. The study, presented...
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Budget 2018 mired on implementation
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Taken from DailyFT From left: Verite Research’s Research Director Subhashini Abeysinghe, Analyst Hasna Munas and Economic Research Team Leader Vidya Nathaniel - Pic by Ruwan Walpola Verité’s latest Budget tracker for 1H shows only 8% of 38 major proposals worth Rs. 149...
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