The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland acting through the
Department for International Development (DFID) has agreed to provide additional financing of
Pound Sterling £2 million (Equivalent to NRs. 33 million) to the government of Nepal for the
implementation of the School Sector Reform Program (SSRP). Originally, Department for
International Development (DFID) has already provided Pound Sterling £11.6 million grant
assistance on September 9, 2009 for this program. The additional financing agreement to this
effect was signed between the Government of Nepal and the Department for International
Development (DFID) on November 28, 2013 in Kathmandu.
SSRP is a seven years (2010-2016) strategic program of the Government of Nepal which is being funded by both nine pooling and four non pooling donors including by the Government of Nepal aims, among others, at enabling all children to complete a high quality school education up to 12 grades by focusing on strategic interventions and new reform initiatives to improve access.
efficiency, effectiveness and institutional aspects of the educational system. This grant assistancewill be utilized for the implementation of education sector plans and subsidiary plans relating towater, sanitation and hygiene.
The additional financing agreement was signed by Mr. Madhu Kumar Marasini, Joint Secretary of
the Ministry of Finance on behalf of the Government of Nepal and by Mr. Gali Marxctii, Head of
DFID Office on behalf of Department for International Development (DFID).
The government of Nepal has expressed its sincere appreciation to the DFID for the assistance
and for their continue assistance in the socio economic development of Nepal.
Ministry of Finance
Singh Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal
November 28, 2013
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