30208-013: Decentralized Elementary Education Project (Sindh)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the Project is to increase access to pro-poor decentralized public elementary school system of improved quality. Improved elementary education throughout Sindh will result in a strong education foundation for future socioeconomic development and poverty reduction. Increased inputs to elementary education will raise retention rates especially for girls and the rural poor leading to greater numbers continuing on to further schooling and to wider job opportunities for those ... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 30208-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1916
Approval Date 19 Sep 2002
Closing Date 16 Oct 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 75,000
Geographical Location Selected key districts.
Sector Education
Subsector Pre-Primary and Basic Education
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

Results Delivered

Classrooms built or upgraded (number) 1,040
Students benefiting from school improvement programs or direct support (number) 40,520

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

Related Projects



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.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.

The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.

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.

Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Linda Arthur
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Department of Education, Sindh Secretariat

PDS Creation Date
12 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
09 Apr 2008