47334-002: Supporting Kerala's Additional Skill Acquisition Program in Post-Basic Education

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Kerala State Skill Development Project was launched by the Government of Kerala (GOK) in July 2012 to enhance the employability of the state's youth and create opportunities for productive employment. It has two sub-programs to tackle the supply-side problems. The first, the Additional Skill Acquisition Program (ASAP), has been designed by the Departments of Higher Education and General Education, GOK to address the preventive dimension of low employability. The second, the Additional ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 47334-002
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 3188
TA No. 8760
Approval Date 19 Nov 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 100,000
Sector Education
Subsector 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)
Knowledge solutions (KNS)
Partnerships (PAR)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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