|Project Name||Support to Build Capacity in TEVT|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Education - Technical and vocational education and training
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||A coordinated and effective vocational training (VT) system to produce a skilled and productive labor force to meet the market demand and reduce poverty.|
|Description of Outcome||An improved policy framework to strengthen the VT system|
|Progress Toward Outcome||In March 2012, the outcome was revised at the request of the government to "an improved implementation plan for the policy framework to strengthen the TEVT system".|
|Description of Project Outputs||
A review of the issues in the VT system, and options for strengthening the system
An analysis of the national and international demand for Nepalese workers with technical skills
An analysis of institutional arrangement for effective delivery of VT programs
Preparation of an improved policy framework, including action plan for implementation
More inclusive skills development strategies that are responsive to the emerging demands of the economy and local communities in formal and informal sectors.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
In March 2012, the outputs were revised to:
1. Analysis of the implementation consequences of the proposed TEVT policy is disseminated
2. A prioritization of implementation reforms is collaboratively developed, incorporating lessons learned from study trip to India
3. A draft implementation plan, for the TEVT policy is shared and discussed.
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation||Relevant government ministries and private sector representatives participated in the TA supported activities (consultations for TEVT Policy implementation document and a study trip to India). They include Ministries of Education, Finance, Industry, and Labor and Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Confederation of Nepalese Industries, and Federation of Contractor's Association Nepal.|
|Consulting Services||A team of international consultants (4 person-months) and national consultants (11 person-months) will be engaged by ADB to provide total 15 person-months of consulting services.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Veal, Karina Susan|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Human and Social Development Division, SARD|
Ministry of Education
|Concept Clearance||20 Aug 2010|
|Approval||20 Aug 2010|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||26 Sep 2012|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|20 Aug 2010||-||20 Aug 2010||30 Jun 2011||30 Sep 2012||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|225,000.00||0.00||35,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||260,000.00||20 Aug 2010||143,808.06|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Support to Build Capacity in TEVT||TA Completion Reports||Nov 2012|
|Support to Build Capacity in TEVT: Implementing Nepal TEVT Policy 2012||Consultants' Reports||Sep 2012|
|Support to Build Capacity in TEVT||Small-scale Technical Assistance Memo||Aug 2010|
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