Project Data Sheet

Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program: Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

PDS Creation Date 17 Oct 2006
PDS Updated as of 05 Mar 2013

Project Name SME Sector Development Program
Country Sri Lanka
Project/Program Number 33246-013
Status Approved
Geographical Location Sri Lanka countrywide
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Industry and trade
Subsector Small and Medium Enterprise Development
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Loan1896Ordinary capital resources60,000
Loan1895Asian Development Fund6,000
Loan1894Asian Development Fund20,000
Technical Assistance3822Japan Special Fund1,250
TOTAL US$ 87,250

Safeguard Categories

For more information about the safeguard categories, please see

Environment B

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

no environmental and social issues were identified. The project provided matching grants for business development services and does not finance investments.

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

none planned since project has been closed.

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2006 Oct 17
Consulting Services
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 07 May 2001 to 25 May 2001
Management Review Meeting 27 Jul 2001
Approval 20 Dec 2001
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Loan 1895 20 Dec 2001 18 Feb 2002 19 Sep 2002 30 Jun 2005 15 Apr 2006 28 Oct 2010
Loan 1896 20 Dec 2001 18 Feb 2002 19 Sep 2002 19 Sep 2007 25 Mar 2008


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
01 Oct 2014 Loan 1895 1,621 0 101.00%
01 Oct 2014 Loan 1896 0 0 0.00%
Cumulative Disbursements
01 Oct 2014 Loan 1895 1,601 0 100.00%
01 Oct 2014 Loan 1896 60,000 0 100.00%

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance

Status of Covenants

Covenants are categorized under the following categories—audited accounts, safeguards, social, sector, financial, economic, and others. Covenant compliance is rated by category by applying the following criteria: (i) Satisfactory—all covenants in the category are being complied with, with a maximum of one exception allowed, (ii) Partly Satisfactory—a maximum of two covenants in the category are not being complied with, (iii) Unsatisfactory—three or more covenants in the category are not being complied with. As per the 2011 Public Communications Policy, covenant compliance ratings for Project Financial Statements apply only to projects whose invitation for negotiation falls after 2 April 2012.

Approval No. Category
Sector Social Financial Economic Others Safeguards Project Financial Statements
Loan 1896
Loan 1895
Loan 1894

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Mayumi Ozaki (
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Economic and Industrial Development
Mr. W. Dheerasekera, Secretary

Ministry of Finance and Planning
Mr. Faiz Mohideen


Project Website
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