Project Name Basic Skills Development
Project Number 31317-013
Country Bhutan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1830-BHU: Basic Skills Development
Asian Development Fund US$ 7.00 million
Loan: Basic Skills Development
Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Tech. Zusammenarbeit US$ 2.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Technical and vocational education and training

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nationwide
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Yo Ikeda
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Labour and Human Resources
Thongsel Lam, P.O. Box 835
Concept Clearance 27 Mar 2000
Fact Finding 08 Jan 2001 to 19 Jan 2001
MRM 09 Mar 2001
Approval 21 Jun 2001
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 06 Feb 2007
Last PDS Update 19 Sep 2008

LoanĀ 1830-BHU

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
21 Jun 2001 20 Aug 2001 16 Nov 2001 31 Mar 2007 31 Mar 2008 27 Aug 2008
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 12.44 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 7.00 21 Jun 2001 7.13 0.00 98%
Counterpart 2.94 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 2.50 21 Jun 2001 7.30 0.00 100%

This project data sheet was generated from on 28 November 2015