38347-022: Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will help the Government to provide improved accessibility, efficiency, and transparency in government/public delivery through increase application of information and communication technology (ICT), ensuring affordable access to ICT for communities and businessess. The Project involves (i) building a government ICT network, which allows government-to-government exchange of data and information and central management of government data and information; (ii) developing various ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 38347-022
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 0106
Approval Date 28 Jan 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 25,000
Geographical Location Remote rural areas in Nepal
Sector Information and communication technology
Subsector ICT infrastructure
ICT strategy and policy, and capacity development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Siddhanta Vikram
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Nepal Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Office of the Prime Minister&Council of Ministers
Mr. Leela Mani Paudyal

PDS Creation Date
06 Oct 2008

Last PDS Update
19 Sep 2014