Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 09 Aug 2011

Project Name Second Secondary Education Sector
Country Nepal
Project/Program Number 34022-012
Status Closed
Geographical Location Nationwide.
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Education
Subsector Education Sector Development
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance3526Japan Special Fund800
Counterpart 98

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The objectives of the TA are to (i) assist the Government in preparing a Secondary Education Development Program through an in-depth sub-sector analysis for secondary education taking into account the linkages, wherever relevant, with primary education and higher education; and (ii) based on this analysis and in consultation with Government, prepare a costed project with components, proposed management structure, a monitoring system, and an implementation schedule designed to make specific interventions that will facilitate achievement of Government objectives and targets identified in the Secondary Education Development Plan. The scope of the TA will cover strategies for a costed, overall implementation framework towards interventions for more equitable access, improve quality, policy guidelines, institutional capacity building, and improved monitoring and supervision.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Status of Operation / Construction
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2007 Feb 15
Consulting Services
A team of four international and six local consultants will be recruited to provide specialist services totaling 40 person-months in (1) education planning, sector assessment; (2) education cost and finance; (3) monitoring, evaluation and examination reform; (4) management and administrative training; (5) teacher education and training; (6) student learning assessment; (7) finance, costing and Project management; (8) information technology; and (9) curriculum development and design. The services of all consultants will be engaged in accordance with the Bank's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to the Bank.
Procurement of equipment and office supplies will be done in accordance with Bank's Guidelines on Procurement or other arrangements satisfactory to the Bank.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance 21 Jan 2000
Fact-finding 23 Jul 2000 to 04 Aug 2000
Management Review Meeting
Approval 30 Oct 2000


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 3526 30 Oct 2000 23 Feb 2001 23 Feb 2001 31 Oct 2001 31 Jul 2003


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 3526 800 800 724 76 724 76

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Ayako Inagaki (
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Education & Sports


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