36511-012: Community Information Services for the Poor

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The objective of the pilot project is to establish a communications network among district offices, schools, health centers, local industries, markets and villages that will provide vital information to these stakeholders. The communications network, which will target the poor and disabled, will utilize cost-effective and feasible communication modes. Types of information to be provided are commodity and crop prices, job opportunities, education and training opportunities, health and medical in... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 36511-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4110
Approval Date 09 May 2003
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport and ICT
/ ICT
Thematic Classification Social development

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Ayako Inagaki
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Urban Development and Water Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Mins of Human Res Devt, Educ & Cultural Affairs
Mr. E.W. Abeynayake, Project Director, SEMP

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