45179-001: Skills Development for Inclusive Growth

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


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 ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 45179-001
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 Education
Subsector Non-formal education
Technical and vocational education and training
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)


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