45192-004: PDA for Higher Engineering Education | Asian Development Bank

Nepal: PDA for Higher Engineering Education

Sovereign (Public) Project | 45192-004 Status: Proposed

The project design advance will complete detailed design for the campus development and launch bidding process for the physical infrastructure, and initiate academic and operational staff recruitment for the Nepal National Institute of Engineering and Technology (NNIET).

 
Project Name PDA for Higher Engineering Education
Project Number 45192-004
Country Nepal
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan: PDA for Higher Engineering Education
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 5.00 million
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

For classification / For classification

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The project design advance will complete detailed design for the campus development and launch bidding process for the physical infrastructure, and initiate academic and operational staff recruitment for the Nepal National Institute of Engineering and Technology (NNIET).
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Strengthening higher engineering education (HEE) project aims at improved quality and relevance of skills acquired by graduates to better respond to labor market needs. Government's Approach Paper to the Thirteenth Plan (2013-2016) emphasized strategic goal to achieve job-centered, poverty-reducing, sustainable, and broad-based economic growth. Skilled labor force is urgently required in various sectors for the country's medium and long-term economic development. The project was fully consistent with Nepal's country partnership strategy, and was included in the country business operations plan in 2016-2018.
Impact
Outcome
Outputs
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Song, Gi Soon
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education
Sano Thimi
Kathmandu, Nepal
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 26 Feb 2018 to 28 Feb 2018
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 25 Sep 2017

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