35225-013: SME Sector Development (Program Loan)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of SMESDP is to support government efforts to foster development of the SME sector by strengthening the policy environment for SMEs and improving SMEs' access to credit and related services. This will enable the sector to attain its full potential for contributing to sustainable economic growth and, through generation of employment, the reduction in poverty. Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 35225-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 4507
Loan No. 2150
Loan No. 2149
Loan No. 2148
Approval Date 20 Dec 2004
Closing Date 21 Jun 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 50,600
Geographical Location Nationwide
Sector Industry and trade
Subsector Small and Medium Enterprise Development
Safeguard Categories Environment: FI

Results Delivered

Microfinance loan accounts opened / end borrowers reached (number) 3,264

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
Virgilio T. Velasco
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
Mr. Amalendu Mukharjee

PDS Creation Date
13 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
08 Sep 2011