India: Supporting Additional Skill Acquisition Program in Kerala

Sovereign Project | 47334-003 Status: Closed


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Project Name Supporting Additional Skill Acquisition Program in Kerala
Project Number 47334-003
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8571-IND: Supporting Additional Skill Acquisition Program in Kerala
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development - Technical and vocational education and training

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Market responsive technical vocational education training system developed in Kerala

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome Results-based lending (RBL) for Supporting Additional Skill Acquisition Program in Kerala prepared
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs Technical, system, and integrated risk assessments conducted
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Local NGOs will be consulted during program design. Their assistance will be taken to organize focus group discussions focusing on the needs, concerns, and aspirations of women and poor students regarding potential career options and suitable vocational training courses.
During Project Implementation TBD

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The S-PPTA has engaged 5 consultants for a total of 15 person-months of inputs (8 person-months international and 7 person-months national). ADB has engaged individual consultants in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). Disbursements is being made in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Shamit Chakravarti
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Finance Department, Government of Kerala
Government Secretariat,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval 12 Dec 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 13 Dec 2013

TA 8571-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Dec 2013 - 12 Dec 2013 31 Jan 2015 31 Mar 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 12 Dec 2013 195,899.01

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