Skills Development Project: The Skills Development Project (SDP), financed by the Asian Development Bank and the Government of Nepal, is aimed to support the Government to implement key aspects of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Policy 2012. The project is being executed by the Ministry of Education and implemented by the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) through a Project Implementation Unit (PIU).
Implementing of Training and Employment (T & E) services in five development region through competitive private sector service providers is one of three major components of the project.
TCN has been awarded to implement the project in central development region where TCN will impart skill training to 3240 unemployed youths in 29 different subjects. Ensuring at least 40% of women and 30% of excluded group in the program is our commitment. The assignment will run till end of July 2016.
Enhanced Vocational Education and Training (EVENT): EVENT is implemented by ministry of education under the financial support from World Bank (WB). TCN has remained a potential partner of EVENT since its beginning. Generating employment opportunities after providing NSTB level 1 skill training is main objective of the project. TCN has worked in Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Dhading, Chitwan, Nawalparasi and Rupandehi districts and has imparted training to more than 1100 participants under EVENT.
SIWPSAN/UNWOMEN: UN Women Nepal has been implementing a project entitled “Strengthening Implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Nepal: Towards Implementation of the NAP on UNSCRs 1325 and 1820” (SIWPSAN) funded by the Government of Finland. The main thrust of the SIWPSAN project is to strengthen local level implementation of NAP on UNSCRs 1325 and 1820 through innovative strategies that promote women’s participation in peace, security and governance processes. In this context, TCN has entered into a partnership agreement with UN Women in December 2013 as one of the Responsible Parties to facilitate local level implementation of selected activities of the project in three project districts: Bajhang, Doti and Kailali.
Employment Fund: EF is established with the support of SDC and presently being funded jointly by DFID and World Bank. TCN has worked with EF initially through FSKILL since beginning of project and provided training and employment support to 2000 youths in 12 districts of central and western region. Since 2014, TCN has been working as direct partner of the Employment fund and implemented path to prosperity (PtP) and Micro enterprises and job creation packages (MEJC) in Sindhupalchowk and Solukhumbu districts for 2014.