July 30, 2019
On July 29, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of Republic of the Union of Myanmar in Nay Pyi Taw, to provide grant aid of up to 2.726 billion yen for the Project for the Japan-Myanmar Aung San Vocational Training Institute.
Under this project, a prestigious vocational training institute will be developed employing Japanese expertise, and it will serve as a model school for the training of skilled workers. As a result, human resources and job creation schemes are expected to develop in line with the requirements of the labor market and industry in Myanmar.
For the detailed design of the project, JICA has already signed a grant agreement to provide grant aid of up to 165 million yen in December 2018.
Details for the project are provided below.
|Country||Republic of the Union of Myanmar|
|Project title||The Project for the Development of Japan-Myanmar Aung San Vocational Training Institute|
|Planned implementation period||54 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period|
|Executing agency||Ministry of Education, Department of Technical and Vocational Education and Training|
|Target region, facilities||Yangon|
|Specific project details (provisional)||1. Facility improvements/equipment procurement
Classrooms, principal’s room, vice principal’s room, administration office, trainers’ room, library, chemical laboratory, meeting rooms, assembly hall, electrical engineering workshops, automotive technology workshops, female hostels, male hostels, canteen, other attached facilities.
Equipment of Automotive Engineering Course, Electrical Engineering Course, General Course and common use
2. Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision