It was introduced by the Parliamentary Accounts Committee, under the web based computer programme project , including Ministries, Departments, Provincial Councils, District Secretariats and other Local authorities of 831 Institutions and their performance in 2015 was evaluated and out of those institutions 81 were declared for excellent performance and awarded golden medals, silver medals and certificates of appreciation on 13.11.2017 at the Parliament.
At this function seven gold medals were awarded to the Chief Minister’s Ministry, Ministry of Health , Office of the Deputy Chief Secretary (Finance), Department of Health Services, Department of Animal Production & Health, Irrigation Department, and Road Development Department. In addition to this certificates of appreciation were awarded to the Pradeshiya Sabhas at Nallur, Pachchilaipalli ,Karaithuraipattu , Mannar and Vavuniya South (Tamil) .
At this function , participated this Excellency the President as chief guest and Hon. Prime Minister and Hon. Speaker as honourable guests, Ministers Members of Parliament, Auditor General , members of Public Accounts Committee and Secretary to the Treasury also graced the occasion.
Further it is notable that the Northern Provincial Council had been awarded at a competition in connection with the best final accounting reports in 2015 by the Institute of Chartered Accontants of Srilanka .
At present , Ministries and other Departments are progressing well in financial management in Northern Provincial Council .