45179-001: Skills Development for Inclusive Growth

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

India's National Skills Policy, 2009 aims to provide skills to 500 million people by 2022 by creating skills systems that have a high degree of inclusiveness in terms of gender, and rural versus urban, organized versus unorganized, and traditional versus contemporary jobs. The policy emphasizes that skills development initiatives should be dynamic, demand-based, and closely aligned with government policies on economic growth, employment generation, and social development. A three-tier institutio... Read More

Country India
Project Number 45179-001
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 8010
Approval Date 19 Dec 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 1,100
Sector Multisector
Subsector Multisector
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Gender equity as a theme

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Shamit Chakravarti
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Human and Social Development Division, SARD

Last PDS Update
30 Apr 2014

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