Regional : Subproject 12: Building Capacities of Women in the Energy Sector in Pakistan

Sovereign Project | 54111-006

The subproject will help enhance women's participation in the energy sector as employees, services providers, consumers, and entrepreneurs through the (i) conduct of a gender diagnostic of the energy sector while establishing a baseline on women's participation in the energy sector value chain; (ii) formulation of a national gender mainstreaming policy for the energy sector; (iii) demonstration a replicable model of technical training for women on solar technology; and (iv) design and implementation of gender and leadership training for women and men personnel of selected energy sector organizations.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Rosero, Mary Alice
    Climate Change and Sustainable Development Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Regional
  • Sector
    • Energy
Project Name
Subproject 12: Building Capacities of Women in the Energy Sector in Pakistan
Project Number
54111-006
Country / Economy
  • Regional
  • Pakistan
Project Status
Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6725-REG: Subproject 12: Building Capacities of Women in the Energy Sector in Pakistan
Source Amount
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 200,000.00
Operational Priorities
  • OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
  • OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
  • OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
Sector / Subsector
  • Energy / Energy sector development and institutional reform

Gender
Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
The subproject will help enhance women's participation in the energy sector as employees, services providers, consumers, and entrepreneurs through the (i) conduct of a gender diagnostic of the energy sector while establishing a baseline on women's participation in the energy sector value chain; (ii) formulation of a national gender mainstreaming policy for the energy sector; (iii) demonstration a replicable model of technical training for women on solar technology; and (iv) design and implementation of gender and leadership training for women and men personnel of selected energy sector organizations.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
The subproject will support both the preparation and implementation of the Energy Sector Reforms and Financial Sustainability Program, Subprogram 2. The national gender mainstreaming policy to be developed under the subproject will contribute to gender-inclusion in the energy sector. It will help firm up government's commitment towards gender equality and women's empowerment with emphasis on: (i) increasing women's participation as technical and skilled employees in the energy sector value chain; (ii) improving women's access to affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy solutions; and (iii) strengthening institutional capacities of actors in the energy sector to mainstream gender in policies, procedures, operations, and services.
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Pakistan - Nation-wide

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Contact

Responsible ADB Officer
Rosero, Mary Alice
Responsible ADB Department
Climate Change and Sustainable Development Department
Responsible ADB Division
Gender Equality Division (CCGE)
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Energy (Power Division)

Timetable

Concept Clearance
-
Fact Finding
-
MRM
-
Approval
26 Mar 2021
Last Review Mission
-
Last PDS Update
30 Mar 2021

Funding

TA 6725-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Mar 2021 - 26 Mar 2021 30 Nov 2022 31 Dec 2023 20 Mar 2024
Financing Plan/TA Utilization
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 200,000.00
Cumulative Disbursements
Date Amount
28 Mar 2024 145,274.00

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Subproject 12: Building Capacities of Women in the Energy Sector in Pakistan Firm - Consulting Closed

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor | Address Executing Agency Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Project Preparatory Technical Assistance Technical Assistance 6725 19 Jan 2022 Integration Environment & Energy Gmbh (GERMANY) in association with Elan Partners (Pvt.) Ltd. (PAKISTAN) | Bahnhofstrasse 9 Graefenberg 91322 Germany Ministry of Energy (Power Division) 179,989.00

Procurement Plan

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