31317-013: Basic Skills Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the proposed Project is to improve the quality and relevance of the technical and vocational education and training (TVET) system in Bhutan to provide employment oriented basic skills training to new school graduates, unemployed youth, domestic laborers, women and the disadvantaged to enable them to access employment and income generating opportunities and to expand the capacity of training providers to meet the increasing demand for skilled human resources by the private sector... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 31317-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1830
Approval Date 21 Jun 2001
Closing Date 27 Aug 2008
Geographical Location Nationwide
Sector Education
Subsector Technical Education and Vocational Skills Training
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

Results Delivered

Classrooms built or upgraded (number) 75
Students benefiting from school improvement programs or direct support (number) 3,063

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Yo Ikeda
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Labour and Human Resources

PDS Creation Date
06 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
19 Sep 2008