Sri Lanka: Technical Education and Vocational Training Sector Development Project

Sovereign Project | 42251-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Technical Education and Vocational Training Sector Development Project
Project Number 42251-012
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7746-SRI: Technical Education and Vocational Training Sector Development Project
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Technical and vocational education and training

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 In different parts of Sri Lanka (national coverage)

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 TA will be implemented over a period of 6 months from the fielding of consultants, which is anticipated in May 2011. ADB will recruit a team of consultants through a firm using simplified technical proposal for the quality- and cost-based selection method as well as on an individual basis in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). The TA will provide 17 person-months of international (9 person-months on individual basis) and 35 person-months of national (5 person-months on individual basis) consulting services in TEVT policy and planning, management and institutional arrangements, quality assurance, labor market analysis, TEVT financing, fiduciary risk assessment, financial management, procurement, environment, gender and social development, etc. A pool of consultants is proposed to exercise flexibility to expedite the process, to meet the Government's requirements, and to ensure quality assurance given the need to deploy high quality consultants.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Sofia Shakil
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development
Nipunatha Piyasa,
No. 354/2, Elvitigala Mawatha,
Colombo 05, Sri Lanka


Concept Clearance 03 Sep 2010
Fact Finding 09 Sep 2010 to 17 Sep 2010
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 08 Oct 2010
Last PDS Update 08 Oct 2010

TA 7746-SRI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Dec 2010 21 Mar 2011 21 Mar 2011 30 Nov 2011 31 Oct 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 800,000.00 160,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 960,000.00 10 Dec 2010 738,964.13

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