Sri Lanka: Supporting the Fiscal Management Efficiency Project

Sovereign Project | 38356-022 Status: Active


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Project Name Supporting the Fiscal Management Efficiency Project
Project Number 38356-022
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7515-SRI: Supporting the Fiscal Management Efficiency Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 2.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Information and communication technology - ICT industries and ICT-enabled services

Public sector management - Public expenditure and fiscal management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome ITMIS mplementation under component (2) is currently ongoing. Outcome (1) RAMIS component is funded by the government.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Implementation ongoing.

An inception mission was held last September 2010 to provide guidance to the PwC consulting team in undertaking the TA assignment and identify with MOFP's PMU, the next steps in FMEP implementation. During the inception, PwC initiated consultations with stakeholders related to RAMIS and ITMIS. The objective was to familiarize with the project areas and collect information for finalization of project approach and work schedule. Two individual consultants (national procurement specialist and IT technical staff) were also engaged to provide support to the PMU.

The As-Is and To-Be Study Phases were completed in 2014 but the PMU highlighted that there were certain gaps in As-Is and To-Be study phases, which the System Implementation Partner (SIP), Samsung had committed for addressing such gaps during the system requirement stage (SRS) stage. Accordingly, only a conditional sign-off was provided for completion of these two phases. ITMIS is currently at requirement specification stage. Ministry of Finance is expecting to finalize this stage by April 2015.

Samsung and the Ministry of Finance have not still finalized the Go-Live web portal of the Ministry, which was originally part of the first payment milestone of SIP contract. In order to minimize ITMIS implementation delays, the SIP has undertaken milestones from the successive stages, i.e the SRS and system configuration phases are now simultaneously carried out.

The new Finance Minister appointed in January 2015 has advised the SIP to expedite the ITMIS implementation and to have the system ready for use by end September 2015. The Minister is keen to make use of ITMIS when preparing the government Budget 2016.

Geographical Location Sri Lanka

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholder groups engaged in project formulation include government agencies, think tanks, and business associations.
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The consulting services will be delivered intermittently over the TA project implementation period. It will require a total of 44 person-months of international consulting services and 140 person-months of national consulting services. A consulting firm and/or individual consultants will be recruited using a combination of quality-based selection and individual selection methods according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time).
Procurement All procurement plans will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2007, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Ahsan Tayyab
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Sri Lanka Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and Planning
Shamalie Gunawardana
Ministry of Finance & Planning, Colombo, Sri Lanka


Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2009
Fact Finding 03 Dec 2009 to 11 Dec 2009
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 06 Apr 2010
Last PDS Update 23 Mar 2015

TA 7515-SRI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
15 Apr 2010 12 May 2010 12 May 2010 31 Oct 2013 30 Apr 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
2,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,000,000.00 15 Apr 2010 1,083,163.83

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