43558-012: Upgrading Schools and Integrated Disaster Education (UPSIDE) Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project was designed as a response to a devastating earthquake that hit Bhutan in September 2009. The Prject was approved on 12 August 2010 for a total cost of $3.0 million to be funded as a grant by the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR). It became effective on 23 August 2010 and will be completed by 22 August 2013. The project's objectives are to develop a model safe learning environment and enhance people's disaster risk management (DRM) capacity in Mongar and Trashigang, the two mos... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 43558-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9149
Approval Date 12 Aug 2010
Closing Date 18 Mar 2014
Geographical Location Mongar and Trashigang districts in Bhutan
Sector / Subsector Classification Education
/ Pre-Primary and Basic Education
Thematic Classification Social development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Brajesh Panth
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Human and Social Development Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Health and Education

Department of Education

PDS Creation Date
22 Mar 2010

Last PDS Update
30 Apr 2014

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