100 days in office: Education Ministry unveils its achievements

- Post Report, Kathmandu

The Ministry of Education on Thursday unveiled its accomplishments made in the first 100 days in office.

In a press statement today, the Ministry of Education said a high-level education committee has been formed under the leadership of education minister to improve and modify education policies, programmes, and the form of organisation.

A draft of safe school policy was prepared and is in the decision making process. This will help to ensure education in DRR-friendly school.

The ministry has reviewed the 2012 TEVT policy. A TEVT policy dialogue draft report was prepared by deploying three experts.

A negotiation of USD 60 million was made between Nepal government and World Bank for the second phase of Nepal’s Education and Training Sector Improvement Programme, the statement read.

First tranche of grant has been allocated to develop 197 secondary schools as model schools.

Four districts—Sindhuli, Manang, Ilam and Gorkha—declared fully literate districts, read the statement.

The ministry had allocated budget for the construction of classroom of more than 1,000 schools destroyed by devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015.

The ministry had shut down many schools operating in an illegal way across the country.



Published: 2017-09-14 20:45:06