Nepal: Secondary Education Support Project

Sovereign Project | 34022-013 Status: Closed

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Project Name Secondary Education Support Project
Project Number 34022-013
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1917-NEP: Secondary Education Support Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 30.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development - Secondary - Secondary - social protection initiatives

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location All districts

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services A total input of 244 person-months of international consulting and 709 person-months of domestic consulting are planned. Of this, 132 person-months of international consulting and 633 person-months of domestic consulting services will be funded by DANIDA with grant funds. Consultants' inputs will cover a wide range of expertise which includes: (i) curriculum and instructional materials design; (ii) classroom assessment and examination reform; (iii) management and teacher training curriculum and materials development; (iv) training of trainers; (v) special needs curriculum development; (vi) research and evaluation; (vii) ICT curriculum; (viii) EMIS development; (ix) school planning and improvement; and (x) decentralization and management, etc.
Procurement All procurement services for the project will follow ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. Contract for civil works estimated to cost more than $1.0 million equivalent will be carried out using international competitive bidding (ICB) procedures while those contracts that are estimated to cost $1.0 million equivalent or less will be under local competitive bidding (LCB) procedures. Minor school development works and maintenance may be carried out on a force account basis. The procurement of goods will be grouped into packages larger than $500,000 to be suitable for ICB procedures. Miscellaneous minor goods that cannot be grouped into larger contracts and cost less than $500,000 per contract will be procured through international shopping procedures. Minor items costing less than the equivalent of $100,000 per contract may be purchased directly.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Rudi Louis Hendrikus Van Dael
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Department of Education
Director General
Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES)
Kathmandu, Nepal


Concept Clearance 07 Mar 2000
Fact Finding 07 Mar 2002 to 22 Mar 2002
MRM 20 May 2002
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 01 Feb 2007
Last PDS Update 22 Jul 2009

Loan 1917-NEP

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Sep 2002 17 Jan 2003 05 Aug 2003 30 Sep 2008 30 Sep 2009 26 Nov 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 30.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 30.00 20 Sep 2002 32.48 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 20 Sep 2002 32.48 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory
Title Document Type Document Date
Secondary Education Support Project Project/Program Completion Reports Dec 2011
Secondary Education Support Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Aug 2002

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

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