Supporting School Sector Development Plan (ADB-49424-001)

  • Nepal
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Nov 2, 2016
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Government of Nepal
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 120.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 3, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Sep 26, 2016

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Project Description

The program will support the School Sector Development Plan (SSDP), which is the government's major education initiative for FY2017 -FY2023. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and eight other joint financing partners (JFPs) will finance the program with the government during FY2017- FY2021 through a sector-wide approach.


Investment Description

Grant: Supporting School Sector Development Plan
European Union US$ 63.10 million

United Nations Children's Fund US$ 2.50 million

Global Partnership for Education Fund US$ 26.60 million

Government of Finland US$ 22.34 million

Government of Norway US$ 39.46 million

Government of Australia US$ 9.00 million

Japan International Cooperation Agency US$ 3.00 million

Loan 3452-NEP: Supporting School Sector Development Plan
Concessional ordinary capital resources / Asian Development Fund US$ 120.00 million

Loan: Supporting School Sector Development Plan
World Bank US$ 150.00 million

TA 9215-NEP: Supporting Policies and Implementation in the School Sector
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00

Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Jagannathan, Shanti
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education
Sano Thimi
Kathmandu, Nepal


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