35197-013: Technical Education Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project?s impact will be the development of more mid-level and highly skilled human resources who will contribute to economic growth and social development. The Project supports the Government?s poverty reduction strategy and economic goals by improving the country?s skill-based competitiveness. The Project?s envisioned outcome is improved access and strengthened capacity of the TEVT system in technical and technological education to meet labor market needs. Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 35197-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2197
Approval Date 21 Nov 2005
Closing Date 16 Oct 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 20,000
Geographical Location Anuradhapura, Badulla, Kandy, Kurunegala, Maradana, and Rathnapura
Sector Education
Subsector Technical Education and Vocational Skills Training
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: B

Results Delivered

Classrooms built or upgraded (number) 64
Teachers trained (number) 205
Students benefiting from school improvement programs or direct support (number) 1,335

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
Nelun C. Gunasekera
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Sri Lanka Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Skills Dev't, Voc'l, & Tech'l Educatn

PDS Creation Date
20 Feb 2006

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013