2013 පෙබරවාරි මස 1 දින විද්යා, තාක්ෂණ සහ නවෝත්පාදන පිලිබඳ සම්බන්ධිකරණ ලේකම් කාර්යාලය පිහිටවනු ලැබුයේ ශ්රී ලංකාවෙහි විද්යා, තාක්ෂණ සහ නවෝත්පාදන ක්රියාකාරකම් සම්බන්ධිකරණය සහ නියාමනය කිරීමේ විශේෂිත ඉලක්කය ඇතිව, 2011 සැප්තැම්බර් මස 9 වන දින අමාත්ය මණ්ඩලයෙන් ලද අනුමැතියෙන් යුතුවය. මෙම ලේකම් කාර්යාලය, 2010 අගෝස්තු
To ensure proper coordination among line ministries within overall budgetary framework, and also with the private sector, it is expected to appoint a Committee of Officials comprising of Secretaries to HE the President, the Prime Minister, the Cabinet of Ministers including the Ministry of Finance and Planning and Science Technology and Research.
The anticipated outcome would be:
Accordingly, an outline and framework for the coordination and monitoring of the implementation of the National Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy was proposed to the Cabinet on 22 July 2011 and it was approved by the Cabinet on 21 August 2011. It was also observed that the General Treasury has agreed to provide necessary facilities to strengthen the unit responsible for coordination. As stated in the Strategy itself and as observed by the Cabinet of Ministers, one of the main hurdles to overcome in implementing this strategy was the lack of a suitable coordination and monitoring mechanism which would draw in all the concerned line ministries, institutions and the private sector.
As per the Cabinet decision in August 2011 it was outlined the necessity of following mechanisms and tools to be implemented for coordination;
To implement above The Coordinating Secretariat for Science, Technology & Innovation (COSTI) was established on 1st Feb 2013.
Subsequently COSTI has developed the following framework for Coodinating national ST&I activities