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Dakchyata invities Expression of Interest (EOI) to apply for grants funds 

Dakchyata: TVET Practical Partnership project, funded by the European Union and managed by the British Council has launched a call on 25 October in Kantipur National Daily and The Himalayan Times  for inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from interested Nepali organisations to apply for grants funds under the Practical Partnership Fund. Find below relevant documents: Application template, Call Guidelines, PPP Model Summariers for detailed information on 'how to apply'

Interested organisations  are required to submit a sealed Expression of Interest in the prescribed format no later than 17:00 NPT on 20 November 2018 at the British Council office in Lainchaur. For any queries, please email at

The Public Notice from the e-paper available here:

Additionaly, find the scanned copies of the Notices for better quality


Overview on Grants 


The Dakchyata grant fund has been designed to support the establishment of innovative public private partnerships in Nepal in TVET. Funding will be available for projects at national and regional levels, across our three target sectors: Agriculture, Construction and Tourism.

Introduction to the grants programme

Under the grants programme, Dakchyata will provide funding for activities targeted towards improving the TVET sector through piloting innovative Public-Private Partnership (PPP) models aimed at enhancing the relevance, quality and sustainability of TVET with a total of 9 million Euros being made available over the life of the project.

Objective of grants programme

The overall objective of the Dakchyata grants programme is to improve relevance, quality and sustainability of training provision in the TVET sector by piloting innovative Public-Private Partnership (PPP) models. The specific objectives of the grants are to:

  • Improve the access to and quality of TVET service provision
  • Promote linkages between labour market demand and supply
  • Pilot innovative PPP models and recommend scale-up of relevant TVET provision

The PPP models will promote shared ownership of the TVET system, support the sustainable development and delivery of an effective TVET system and facilitate partnerships between the supply and demand sides of the labour market.