Nepal allocates budget for ICT in education

All public secondary schools in Nepal are to have basic ICT infrastructure within the current financial year.

The Ministry of Education (MoE) has been allotted NPR 1 billion (USD 10.3 million) to provide all 8711 government-run secondary schools in the country with computers and internet access.

Balram Timilsina, Deputy Director of the Department of Education informed, “The office would release the required amount to particular District Education Offices and through them to the schools, who would be responsible to purchase five computers, one printer and arrange internet access”.

  Read more at: http://www.futuregov.asia/articles/2013/aug/09/nepal-allocates-budget-ict-education/ ;