Sri Lanka: Preparing the Education Sector Development Program

Sovereign Project | 39293-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Preparing the Education Sector Development Program
Project Number 39293-012
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4733-SRI: Preparing the Education Sector Development Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some 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

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples B

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 A team of 5 international and 10 domestic consultants will be recruited to provide specialist services totaling 57.5 person months (16.5 international, 41 of domestic). ADB will engage consultants through a firm using the simplified technical procedure in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB. One or two consultants will be recruited individually and mobilized before the rest of the consultant team. As MOE has expressed its wish to be involved in the selection of the consultants, appropriate arrangements will be sought for MOE to participate fully in the consultants selection process.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Ayako Inagaki
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education
Anura Dissanayake
Ministry of Education, Colombo, Sri Lanka


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 17 Oct 2005 to 25 Oct 2005
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 16 Jun 2008
Last PDS Update 25 Jan 2010

TA 4733-SRI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2005 24 Jan 2006 24 Jan 2006 31 Oct 2006 31 Aug 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
700,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 700,000.00 13 Dec 2005 618,411.81
Title Document Type Document Date
Education Sector Development Program: Final Report Documents Produced Under Grant/Loans/TA Feb 2007
Preparing the Education Sector Development Program Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2005

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