Bhutan : BHU: Development of Non-energy Private Sector Projects

Nonsovereign Project | 48911-001

The Government of Bhutan has tasked Druk Holding and Investments Limited (DHI) to identify new industries whre commercially viable private sector projects could be developed and create more employment. To assist DHI in implementing the task, the project team has proposed the S-PPTA.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Aoki, Ichiro
    Private Sector Operations Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Bhutan
  • Modality
  • Sector
    • Industry and trade
Project Name BHU: Development of Non-energy Private Sector Projects
Project Number 48911-001
Borrower / Company
Country / Economy Bhutan
Location
Type or Modality of Assistance
TA 8770-BHU: BHU: Development of Non-energy Private Sector Projects
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade / Large and medium industries

Gender Some gender elements
Responsible ADB Department Private Sector Operations Department
Responsible ADB Division Infrastructure Finance Division 1 (PSIF1)
Responsible ADB Officer Aoki, Ichiro
Project Sponsor(s)
Objectives and Scope The Government of Bhutan has tasked Druk Holding and Investments Limited (DHI) to identify new industries whre commercially viable private sector projects could be developed and create more employment. To assist DHI in implementing the task, the project team has proposed the S-PPTA.
Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Safeguard Categories
Environment
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

Type of Consultant: Firm

The consultant is required to have expertise and technical qualification including, but not limited to the following: (i) proven track record of working for private companies in South Asia, ideally in Bhutan, (ii) sound knowledge of global practice in starting business; (iii) clear understanding of the market dynamics in each business category which the executing agency envisages; (iv) sound knowledge of Bhutan's commercial regulations and legislations relevant for the envisaged business; and (vii) expertise in formulating business plans and associated financing strategy.

Timetable for assistance design, processing and implementation
Concept Clearance -
Credit Committee Meeting -
Approval 21 Nov 2014
PDS Creation Date 10 Dec 2014
Last PDS Update 12 Dec 2014

TA 8770-BHU

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
21 Nov 2014 - 21 Nov 2014 31 Mar 2015 31 Aug 2016 31 Oct 2016
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 23 Jan 2020 147,000.00

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Title Document Type Document Date
Development of Non-energy Private Sector Projects: Technical Assistance Completion Report Completion Reports Sep 2017

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