Nepal: Education Sector Program I

Sovereign Project | 35174-013 Status: Closed


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Project Name Education Sector Program I
Project Number 35174-013
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2277-NEP: Education Sector Program I
Asian Development Fund US$ 30.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
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 nationwide

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples B

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 The Project requires national consultants for the following: (i) Package A - core document preparation, capacity building of technical secretariat, and overall project management and coordination for 40 person-months; (ii) Package B - refurbishment and IT support for 14 person months; and (iii) Package C - regional and district level preparation for 1-12 SSA, for 10 person months. One international and two national consultants will also be recruited to continue policy advisory services under Package D.
Procurement Procurement and installation of IT and multimedia equipment are envisaged under Package B (Refurbishment and IT Support).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Kowsar Chowdhury
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education & Sports
Keshar Mahal


Concept Clearance 12 Aug 2003
Fact Finding 09 Jun 2006 to 23 Jun 2006
MRM 31 Aug 2006
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 20 Feb 2007
Last PDS Update 20 Nov 2009

Loan 2277-NEP

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
01 Dec 2006 28 Dec 2006 06 Feb 2007 31 Jan 2010 - 09 Jan 2009
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 30.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 30.00 01 Dec 2006 31.30 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 01 Dec 2006 31.30 0.00 100%
Title Document Type Document Date
Education Sector Program (Subprograms I–III): Program Completion Report Project/Program Completion Reports Jul 2016
Education Sector Program I Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2006
Education Sector Program I Design and Monitoring Frameworks Aug 2006
Loan Agreement for Education Sector Program I between Nepal and ADB dated 28 December 2006 Loan Agreement (Special Operations) Dec 1996

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.

Title Document Type Document Date
Education Sector Program I Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Sep 2006

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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