Finnish govt agrees to provide Rs 2.36 billion grant

Posted on: July 14, 2017 | views: 142

The Government of Finland has agreed to provide Rs 2.36 billion grant assistance for the implementation of School Sector Development Programme (SSDP). 

An agreement to this effect was signed and exchanged between Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Finance Baikuntha Aryal and Finnish ambassador to Nepal Jorma Suvanto on behalf of their respective governments, amid a programme at the Ministry of Finance in Kathmandu today. 

The SSDP is a continuation of School Sector Reform Programme (SSRP) and its objective is to improve quality, equitable access and efficiency of basic and secondary education in Nepal. 

It also focuses on specific SSDP outcomes in main result areas, improved teaching-learning outcomes, improving equitable access to basic and secondary education and strengthening education system, sector planning, management and governance.