Bangladesh: Skills Development

Sovereign Project | 39408-012 Status: Closed


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Title Date
Skills Development Jun 2006

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Project Name Skills Development
Project Number 39408-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4799-BAN: Skills Development
Japan Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Education - Technical and vocational education and training

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
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 Whole country

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 The PPTA will employ the services of three international (12.5 person-months) and five domestic consultants (18.5 person-months) for a total of 31 person-months. The international consultants will be specialists in TVET policy, management and institutional development; TVET training programs and teacher- and trainer-training; and TVET finance and economics. The domestic consultants will be specialists in TVET policy, management and institutional development; TVET training programs; TVET teacher- and trainer-training; TVET finance and economics; and gender and social development. The consultants will be engaged by ADB through a firm using the quality- and cost-based selection method in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by Asian Development Bank and Its Borrowers and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the selection of domestic consultants. The simplified technical proposal will be used.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Kowsar Chowdhury
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education
Mr. Rafiqul Islam, Chief Planning
Shikkha Bhaban, 16 Abdul Ghani Road Dhaka-1000 Bangladesh


Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2006
Fact Finding 27 Jan 2006 to 02 Feb 2006
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 02 Nov 2005
Last PDS Update 21 Oct 2008

TA 4799-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
15 Jun 2006 14 Sep 2006 14 Sep 2006 31 Dec 2006 30 Sep 2008 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 15 Jun 2006 423,388.35
Title Document Type Document Date
Skills Development Technical Assistance Reports Jun 2006

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