Nepal: Education Sector Program I (Capacity Development Grant)

Sovereign (Public) Project | 35174-022 Status: Archived
Project Name Education Sector Program I (Capacity Development Grant)
Project Number 35174-022
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0065-NEP: Education Sector Program I (Capacity Development Grant)
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 2.00 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
Description This capacity development grant will support the preparation of and the transition to a 1-12 school system.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The Government's poverty reduction strategy (PRSP) is the Tenth Five-Year Development Plan, 2002-07 (the Tenth Plan). It recognizes the critical role of education in poverty reduction and aims to reduce the overall poverty incidence

to 30% by 2007, and to significantly improve the living conditions of the poor. The PRSP is built on four pillars: (i) broad-based economic growth; (ii) human development; (iii) targeted programs to foster social inclusion of the very poor, vulnerable, and historically deprived groups; and (iv) good governance.

Impact Increased level of education attainment and livelihood, particularly for girls and disadvantaged groups
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

A. Increased access to and improved quality and efficiency of basic and primary education in accordance with EFA

B. Increased stakeholder capacity in policy analysis, formulation, and sectorwide planning and processes

Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Support to Nepal EFA program

2. Preparation for a 1-12 school sector reform and restructuring, and Improvement in EFA

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 Description under the Education Sector Program I record may please be noted.
Procurement Description under the Education Sector Program I record may please be noted.
Responsible ADB Officer Hayashi, Ryotaro
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 13 Aug 2003
Fact Finding 31 Jan 2005 to 10 Feb 2005
MRM 31 Aug 2006
Approval 01 Dec 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 20 Feb 2007
Last PDS Update 04 May 2010

Grant 0065-NEP

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
01 Dec 2006 28 Dec 2006 06 Feb 2007 30 Jun 2010 30 Jun 2011 02 Nov 2011
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 2.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 2.00 01 Dec 2006 1.63 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 01 Dec 2006 1.63 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory - - - - -

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