31283-013: Skills Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project's main objective is to improve the quality and relevance of skills training programs aimed at building a high quality workforce to address the issues of skills mismatch and unemployment among rural and urban youth. The Project aims to restructure and reorient the vocational training (VT) system through introduction of competency-based training to ensure a closer partnership between VT institutions and the private sector.... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 31283-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1707
Approval Date 28 Oct 1999
Closing Date 23 Jul 2007
Geographical Location Sri Lanka and training centers nation wide
Sector / Subsector Classification Education
/ Technical Education and Vocational Skills Training
Thematic Classification Social development
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

Results Delivered

Classrooms built or upgraded (number) 207
Students benefiting from school improvement programs or direct support (number) 57,260

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.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Amarasena Gamaathige
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Sri Lanka Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Tertiary Education and Training
*Mr. Tilak Hapangama

PDS Creation Date
06 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
30 Jun 2008

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