Nepal: Support to Build Capacity in TEVT

Sovereign (Public) Project | 44063-012 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Veal, Karina Susan South Asia Department Request for information
  • Nepal
  • Education
Project Name Support to Build Capacity in TEVT
Project Number 44063-012
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7585-NEP: Support to Build Capacity in TEVT
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
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.
Project Outcome
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".
Implementation Progress
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.

Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
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.
Business Opportunities
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
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education
Sano Thimi
Kathmandu, Nepal
Concept Clearance 20 Aug 2010
Fact Finding -
Approval 20 Aug 2010
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 26 Sep 2012

TA 7585-NEP

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Aug 2010 - 20 Aug 2010 30 Jun 2011 30 Sep 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
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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