Bhutan: Capacity Development for the Department of Labour (Prev. Labor Regulations)

Sovereign Project | 38460-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Capacity Development for the Department of Labour (Prev. Labor Regulations)
Project Number 38460-012
Country Bhutan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4914-BHU: Capacity Development for the Department of Labour (Prev. Labor Regulations)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 300,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Economic affairs management

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 Bhutan

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 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will recruit three individual consultants for a total of 12 person months (10 for international and 2 for national consultants). The international consultants will consist of (i) a labor administration consultant, who will focus on labor inspection and labor relations and (ii) an occupational health and safety (OHS) consultant. The national consultant will help the international OHS consultant prepare and conduct an OHS survey.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Ramit Nagpal
Responsible ADB Department Office of the General Counsel
Responsible ADB Division Office of the General Counsel
Executing Agencies
Department of Employment and Labor
PO Box 1036, Doebum Lam
Thimphu, Bhutan


Concept Clearance 30 Sep 2005
Fact Finding 05 Oct 2005 to 08 Oct 2005
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 19 Oct 2006
Last PDS Update 22 Oct 2007

TA 4914-BHU

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Jan 2007 31 Jan 2007 31 Jan 2007 31 May 2008 30 Sep 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
300,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 300,000.00 16 Jan 2007 243,461.00
Title Document Type Document Date
Capacity Development for the Department of Labour Technical Assistance Reports Jan 2007

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