“Plan to fail” perfectly sums up Sri Lanka’s power sector crisis

“Plan to fail” perfectly sums up Sri Lanka’s power sector crisis
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Taken from - DailyMirror Image courtesy - DailyMirror As the authorities continue to practice the “plan to fail” approach based on outdated planning models incentivised by emergency power purchases, experts and academics warn another power crisis could materialise in 2023,...
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Experts call for clear energy policies
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Taken from - Sunday Observer By Lalin Fernandopulle The energy sector - much like many other sectors in the economy, is in shambles with lack of, direction, consistency and clarity in policy, thereby plunging the country further into the abyss,...
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ස්වාභාවික ආපදා ගැන අවධානයෙන් සිටිය යුත්තේ ඇයි?
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පළවූයේ - රැස ස්වාභාවික ආපදාවකින් වෙන හානිය ගැන කතා කරන්න ස්වාභාවික ආපදාවක් වෙනකල්ම බලන් ඉන්න අපි පුරුදු වෙලා. නමුත් ගොඩාක් දෙනෙක්ට අමතක කාරණයක් තමයි ස්වාභාවික ආපදාවලට කල්තියාම සූදානම් වෙන්නට වගේම ස්වාභාවික ආපදා තත්ත්වයකදී සහන සලසන්නට අපේ රටේ වැඩපිළිවෙළක් පවතිනවාය කියන...
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China Harbour Engineering Company to respond to discussion on environmental impact of Port City Project
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Verité Research will be hosting the seminar “Colombo Port City Project: The Environmental Narrative” this week, featuring guest speaker Professor Naazima Kamardeen from the Faculty of Law at the University of Colombo. The seminar will highlight the gap in public...
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இலங்கையில் அனர்த்த முகாமைத்துவம்
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இலங்கையின் அனர்த்த முகாமைத்துவ கட்டமைப்பில் காணப்படும் நிர்வாக இடைவெளிகள் தொடர்பாக வெரிட்டே ரிசர்ச் நடத்திய ஆய்வின் முடிவுகளை இந்த விளக்கவுரை ஆவணப்படுத்துகிறது. தகவல் அறியும் சட்டத்தை பயன்படுத்தி பெறப்பட்ட தகவல்களைக் கொண்டு இவ் ஆய்வு  நடாத்தப்பட்டது. (more…)
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Disaster Management in Sri Lanka
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A report was released very recently titled, Disaster Management in Sri Lanka: A CASE STUDY OF ADMINISTRATIVE FAILURES. The Economics Research Team of Verité Research compiled this study. The purpose of this piece is to use some of the details...
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Disastrous handling of Sri Lanka’s disaster management, probe reveals
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Taken from - economynext Photo Courtesy - economynext Since 2005, there have been more disasters in Sri Lanka than meetings of the National Council for Disaster Management (NCDM), the apex body responsible for handling calamities, a new study by Verité...
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Disaster Management in Sri Lanka
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This briefing note documents the findings of an investigation carried out by Verité Research on the administrative gaps within Sri Lanka’s disaster management framework. The investigation was conducted using the instrument of Right to Information (RTI). (more…)
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Addressing Implementation Gaps in Disaster Management
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Sri Lanka enacted the Disaster Management Act No. 13 of 2005 following the most devastating natural disaster to hit the island in recent times, the tsunami in December 2004. The objective was to ensure that the country is better prepared...
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Cigarette Tax Indexation, Getting It Right and Getting it Wrong
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Despite an increasing number of natural disasters in Sri Lanka in recent years, the country suffers from a limited .....
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