Skill Development Project
The Skills Development Project (SDP) is funded by a grant from the Asian Development Bank, with a contribution Government of Nepal (GON). The USD 20 Million grant was approved by the ADB. The Government of Nepal (GON) contributed USD 5 Million to the project. The project is executed by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and implemented by the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training. The Project aims to increase the employability of the Nepalese workforce by building an inclusive market responsive Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) system. SDP’s four components are: expanded provision of inclusive market-oriented training; improved quality and relevance of TVET Provision; implementation of policy, institutional and operations reforms; and effective project management and monitoring and evaluation are designed to drive these strategic reforms in TVET forward.
The Training and Employment Services are provided by Nepal Engineering and Technical Science Academy in association with Rastriya Pravidhik Shikshalaya, Action for Development as Joint Venture partner for 22 districts. The assignment specifically includes the training and employment placement of at least 3000 trainees with all 22 districts of the country over 22 months.
The inception for the Training and Employment Service was conducted from the 17th August 2016 to 20th August 2016. The main objectives of inception were: information gathering; debriefing and assessing progress and revising as required approach, deploying schedule and work plan for consulting services for training and employment service for Western Development Region. The objectives were achieved.