Previously, it had to depend on observation reports of the Auditor General’s Department.
Observation reports for 2015 and 2016 have been prepared under the new method, implemented on a suggestion by president Maithripala Sirisena.
A COPA spokesman said the new method helped observe fraud, corruption or irregularities speedily.
Under this method, each state institution is given marks by a committee appointed by the Department.
President Sirisena will be the chief guest at a ceremony at the parliamentary complex tomorrow (13) to present awards to the eight best state institutions chosen under this method for the past two years.