Maldives: Information Technology Development

Sovereign Project | 34276-013 Status: Closed

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Project Name Information Technology Development
Project Number 34276-013
Country Maldives
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1882-MLD: Information Technology Development
Asian Development Fund US$ 9.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Information and communication technology - ICT infrastructure

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
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 Male and 20 atolls

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
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

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services ADB has approved advance action for recruitment of consulting services. The PMU has started shortlisting of consultants for preparation of bidding documents and bid evaluation for provision of networking and provision of applications.
Procurement ADB has approved advance action for procurement of supplies and civil works.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Susan Lim
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and Treasury
Mr. Hamdhy Ageel
Male, Maldives


Concept Clearance 26 May 2000
Fact Finding 14 Apr 2001 to 25 Apr 2001
MRM 30 Aug 2001
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 29 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 16 Apr 2010

Loan 1882-MLD

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Dec 2001 26 Apr 2002 25 Jul 2002 30 Jun 2005 31 Dec 2009 08 Apr 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 9.50 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 9.50 17 Dec 2001 10.32 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 17 Dec 2001 10.32 0.00 100%
Title Document Type Document Date
Information Technology Development Project Project/Program Completion Reports Dec 2011
Information Technology Development Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2001

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

None currently available.

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

Title Document Type Document Date
Maldives: Information Technology Development Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Dec 2013

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