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Social sector development in Sri Lanka

Social sector development in Sri Lanka

issues and options : a background study prepared for the 1998-2001 country operational strategy.

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Published by Asian Development Bank in [Manila] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesBackground study prepared for the 1998-2001 country operational strategy
ContributionsAsian Development Bank.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 98/00359 (H)
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 60 p. (1 folded) ;
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL149345M
ISBN 109715611672
LC Control Number99911260

ICT Investment Private Sector Development ICT Human Resources Capacity Building Equity Growth 39 Regional Corporation in Asia Pacific. What Sri Lanka can offer ; Share Best Practices, Lessons Learnt in planning Book Sri Lanka Tour Packages from Delhi India. To date about public sector enterprises have been privatized, including plantation (25), manufacturing (40), financial (8) and services (20). Among the major enterprises that were privatized by were Air Lanka, Telecom, Prima Ceylon, Sri Lanka Telecom, Sri Lanka Insurance Company, Ceylon Gas Company and National Development Bank.

The Institute for Research & Development in Health & Social Care is dedicated towards developing Sri Lankan research culture, capacity & policy impact. Skip to content + 94 11 [email protected] Education in Sri Lanka has a long history that dates back two millennia. While the Constitution of Sri Lanka does NOT provide free education as a fundamental right, the constitution mentions that 'the complete eradication of illiteracy and the assurance to all persons of the right to universal and equal access to education at all levels" in its section on directive principles of state policy.

UNDP, as the development arm of the United Nations, works in some countries and territories, helping to empower lives and build resilient nations. In Sri Lanka, UNDP has been working as a key development partner of choice in Sri Lanka since , to achieve sustainable human development in economic, social and environmental fronts. due to the pandemic outbreak, Sri Lanka’s tourism industry will be significantly affected. Based on the Sri Lanka Tourist Development Authority Data, tourist arrivals fell below over 30%, during the first quarter of , compared to the previous year. We will see a further impact from April onwards as the Sri Lanka .


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The progress of social sector development revealed by the social development indicators such as life expectancy, literacy rate, infant mortality, crude death rate, crude birth rate, HDI, GDI etc.

Table 1: Social Development Indicators of Sri Lanka since to Indicator Adult Literacy Rate na na II. OVERVIEW OF SRI LANKA DEVELOPMENT CONTEXT 6 Summary 7 Sri Lanka’s performance in achieving the MDGs 8 Sri Lanka – Overview of the post-war political situation since 10 Sri Lanka’s economic growth 13 Poverty and exclusion 13 Unemployment 14 Gender gap in employment 15 The social sectors Welcoming the State Minister, Foreign Secretary Admiral Prof.

Colombage extended congratulations on the new appointment and also highlighted the Foreign Ministry’s contribution to the development of Sri Lanka’s economic sector while maintaining the friendly neighborhood foreign policy through regional co.

Jayasuriya, L'Consolidation of the welfare state', in Taking social development seriously: the experience of sri lanka, SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, pp. viewed 13 Julydoi: /n7. Context. Sri Lanka is a lower-middle-income country with a GDP per capita of USD 3, () and a total population of million.

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