Webinar to Increase Awareness on Safer Workplace

Kathmandu/28 May 2020

An online seminar was organized on 28 May 2020 with the objective of helping in the industries to operate assuring safe workplace in amidst the epidemic of COVID-19.

Such webinar was deemed necessary in the context of the loosening lockdown and gradual resumption of essential business and services.

The webinar was attended by over 90 participants comprising of members of Auto Mechanics Association of Nepal, ENSSURE-related CTEVT and

सुरक्षित कार्यस्थलका लागि चेतनामूलक कार्यक्रम

काठमाण्डौं । २०७७ जेठ १५ गते

कोभिड-१९ को महामारीका बीचमा पनि उद्योगधन्दाहरु खुल्ने क्रम शुरु भएको सन्दर्भमा यिनलाई सुरक्षित कार्यस्थलका रुपमा सञ्चालन गर्न सहयोग पुर्‍याउने

कार्यस्थललाई कोभिड-१९ बाट सुरक्षित राखौं

कोभिड-१९ को प्रकोपसँगै अति आवश्यकीय वस्तु उत्पादनसँग सम्बन्धित उद्योगधन्दाहरु खुल्ने क्रम शुरु भएको अवस्थामा यस्ता उद्योगधन्दालाई कसरी कोभिड-१९ बाट सुरक्षित कार्यस्थलको रुपमा

Keeping our workplace safe from COVID-19

As the gradual reopening of industries related to essential goods and services amid a surge in COVID-19 spread, a webinar was organized on 18 May 2020, to support such industry/businesses to transform their workplace into a safer one.

The webinar had the participation of 70 individuals comprised of business owners from grill and steel fabricating industries, partner schools implementing industry-based training programs, CTEVT and ENSSURE project. In the 3-hours long webinar, there

Career and Job Fair in Birgunj: The First in Province 2

Birgunj/8 February 2020

A career cum job fair has been organized in the premises of Trijuddha Secondary School, Birgunj on 8 February 2020.

Speaking at the inauguration, Birgunj Mayor Bijay Kumar Sarawagi said that the purpose of the fair was to address the situation of unemployment in the city and the Province. He added that from the next year, the fair would be a week-long.

Earlier, thanking the Birgunj Metropolis for organizing the first such fair in the

Itahari Aims for Wider Coverage of Career Guidance Program

Itahari/13 Feb 2020

ENSSURE Provincial Office, Itahari has conducted a coordination meeting with Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City, Itahari with an objective to ensure effective implementation and to collect the reflection of schools implementing career guidance program.

Ms Laxmi Gautam, Deputy Mayor of Itahari Sub-metropolitan city said, "We have expanded this program from two schools to five, after learning its effectiveness". She added, “It is now a program

Notice for Expression of Interest for Conducting Training with ON-THE-JOB-TRAINING (OJT)

Notice for Expression of  Interest for Conducting Training with ON-THE-JOB-TRAINING (OJT)

First published on : February 09, 2020 ( 2076/10/26) 

Last Day of submission: 1 March 2020, ( 2076/11/18) 

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Review Meeting of ENSSURE Project Held

Bhaktapur/9 December 2019

ENSSURE organized a 2-day review meeting on 8 and 9 December 2019 with the objectives of discussing work progress and finding solutions to the existing challenges, understanding the current state of the project and its components, identifying and prioritizing the objectives/initiatives for the following quarter and enhancing inter-regional team collaboration.

During the meeting, a federalism expert, Krishna Sapkota made a

Municipalities Investing in Career Guidance For Youth Employment

Bhaktapur/ 6 December 2019

The municipalities are set to provide career guidance to the grade IX and X students, studying in the schools those municipalities to enable them to make an informed decision while choosing their career.

In this context, the municipalities have signed tripartite MoUs with the schools implementing the program and ENSSURE project which is providing technical assistance. Several municipalities including Bardibas, Sunaul and

दुहवी नगरपालिकाले विद्यालयमा वृत्तिमार्ग निर्देशन कार्यक्रम सञ्चालन गर्ने

इटहरी/२०७६ मंसीर १८

दुहवी नगरपालिकाले यही शैक्षिक सत्रमा सामुदायिक विद्यालयका कक्षा ९ का विद्यार्थीहरुका लागि वृत्तिमार्ग निर्देशन कार्यक्रम सञ्चालन गर्न लागेको छ ।

यसै क्रममा

प्रादेशिक वृत्ति—मार्गर्निदेशन तालीम सम्पन्न

विद्यार्थीहरुको वृत्ति—मार्गनिर्देशनमा सहजीकरण गराउने उद्देश्यले प्रदेश १ विराटनगरमा आयोजित १८ वटा विद्यालयका ३४ जना शिक्षकशिक्षिकाहरुका लागि ७—दिने वृत्ति मार्ग—निर्देशन

TVET Orientation to Kankai Municipality Held

Itahari/7 Nov 2019

ENSSURE Regional Office Itahari conducted an orientation on ‘Technical Education and Vocational Training and Its interrelation with Local Palikas’ to 26 staffs of Kankai Municipality on 6 Nov 2019. The program was organized in coordination with Kankai Municipality.

Kankai Municipality Mayor Rajendra Prasad Pokharel expressed his delight to have career guidance program in five schools in Kankai Municipality. He said that his staff will have

Training for Teachers on Career Guidance Delivery Conducted

Itahari/17 October 2019

The 7-day training for 34 teachers of 18 schools began in Biratnagar on 17 October 2019.  

The training is being conducted under the Career Guidance component of ENSSURE with the main objective of preparing the teachers as the Career Guidance Teachers enabling them to deliver career guidance sessions for grade IX students in their respective schools.

Speaking at the opening, Triyuga Municipality Mayor Baladev Chaudhary expressed that

आर्थिक प्रस्ताव खोल्ने बारेको सूचना


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Apprenticeship Result Published on 2076-06-08

Apprenticeship Result published by CTEVT 
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Workshop on Rapid Market Appraisal Organized

Kathmandu/12 September

ENSSURE organized a workshop on Rapid Market Appraisal (RMA) for the training providers who were shortlisted to submit a technical proposal for the third round of EVENT II training.

The participants were provided information on general information of the RMA, its importance, how should the training providers conduct the RMA and present the findings in the report to prepare the technical report proposal.

The participants also got involved

OHS Training for Auto Mechanics 

Lalitpur/6 August 2019

ENSSURE organized an occupational health and safety workshop in Lalitpur for the auto-mechanics on 5-6 August.

Climate and Environment Management Solutions Pvt. Ltd. facilitated the training where 14 automobile workshop owners participated.

The training facilitated on the sessions including occupational health and safety, scenarios and risks of accidents and action plan to be implemented on a short-term, mid-term and long-term

Bid Documents for Apprenticeship



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Notice for Request for Proposal

First published on 13 July 2019

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Career Guidance and Job Fair Held in Ratnanagar Municipality

14 June 2019

A one-day Career Counseling and Job Fair was organized in Ratnanagar Municipality, Chitwan on 14 June 2019. 

The Fair was organized by Ratnanagar Municipality in association with Ratnanagar Chamber of Commerce, Chitwan Association of Industry, Regional Hotel Association Nepal Chitwan, Restaurant and Bar Association Nepal Sauraha, Constructors’ Association Nepal Chitwan and District Constructors’ Association Coordination Committee, Chitwan. A

Career Guidance and Job Fair Held

31st May- Gaighat, Udaypur  

A one-day Career Counseling and Job Fair was organized in Triyuga Municipality, Gaighat, State 1 on 31 May 2019. 

The Fair was organized jointly by Triyuga Municipality, Triyuga Chamber of Commerce and Industries and Federation of Nepal Cottage and Small Industries, Udaypur. A Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) funded project ENSSURE, implemented by CTEVT with technical assistance from HELVETAS Nepal, provided

Career Guidance Program Review Held

22 April - Kathmandu 

ENSSURE organized a review meeting of the ‘Career Guidance Program in Schools’ in Kathmandu on 22 April 2019.

The participants included the Mayor of Budhanilkantha Municipality Uddhav Kharel, principals and career guidance teachers of Budanilkantha Secondary School, Adarsha Secondary School, Bhaktapur, Bal Uddhar Kapan, education unit chiefs of Madhyapur Thimi and Bhaktapur Municipalities along with ENSSURE Project manager Tek

Orientation to EVENT II TESPs organized

Kathmandu/March 19

EVENT Project Secretariat and ENSSURE/PSU jointly organized an orientation to the Training and Employment Service Providers (TESPs) conducting the second round of Result-based Short-term Training.

The programme was organised to provide an orientation on monitoring system of EVENT-II project for Regular and New TESPs, to discuss and make common understanding on venue preparation and management indicators among TESPs and to orient database system of

Awareness of OHS stressed for grill and steel fabrication workers

24 March/Kathmandu

Federation of Grill and Steel Fabricators Nepal (FGSFN) has pledged to implement occupational health and safety (OHS) measures in grill and steel fabrication industries in Nepal.

The 21-point pledge was made during an awareness programme organized on 24 March 2019 in Kathmandu.

According to the FGSFN, there are currently 11,000 grill and steel workshops operational in the country where 160,000 are getting employment. It added that each year

Hire an Apprentice

Itahari/6 March

ENSSURE organized a programme ‘Hire an Apprentice’ on 6 March 2019 in collaboration with the Chamber of Industries Morang.

The main objective of the programme was to explore how business/industries and technical schools can come together for better productivity of industries and impactful labour market results for mutual benefit.

TVET expert Dr. Ursula Renold,  Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

Career Counselling and Job Fair Organized

Itahari/19 March

A one-day ‘Career Counselling and Job Fair’ was organized in Duhabi Municipality, Duhabi, Sunsari on 19 March 2019.

The event was jointly organized by Duhabi Municipality, Chamber of Industries Morang and Budiganga Rural Municipality, Morang with the support of CTEVT, Helvetas-Nepal, ENSSURE, Manmohan Polytechnic Institute, Morang Merchants Association and Vocational Skills Training Providers’ Association State No. 1.


Human Resource Management and Planning’ Training Conducted for Hotel Entrepreneurs

March 2019, ENSSURE/Bharatpur

Regional Hotel Association Nepal (RHAN), Sauraha Chitwan organized a 2-day training for the hotel entrepreneurs on ‘Human Resource Management and Planning’ on 5 and 6 March 2019.

During the opening session of the training, Kanchan Lama Tamang, Quality Assurance Specialist from ENSSURE Project, briefed on project background, involvement of RHAN during training designing and need of Human Resource Development and Planning

HRMP Training Conducted for Automobile Entrepreneurs

March 2019 ,ENSSURE/Bhaktapur

Auto Mechanic Association of Nepal organized a 2-day training for automobile entrepreneurs on ‘Human Resource Management and Planning’ on 2nd and 3rf March 2019.A total of 27 workshop owners from 25 automobile workshops operational in Kathmandu valley attending the training.

The training event was organized in technical backing from Growth Sellers Pvt. Ltd. under the capacity development component of Enhanced Skills for

Joint monitoring visit Organized by ENSSURE

March 2019

ENSSURE organized a joint monitoring visit on 1 March 2019 for the stakeholders to the workplaces where the ENSSURE trainees and apprentices are placed.

The main objective of the visit was to interact with trainees and their supervisors to assess the quality of the training delivered by the ENSSURE project and to collect feedback for further improvements of its training programmes to increase market-acceptance and employability of the graduates.


Lessons on hard work and determination from a tea boy turned restaurant owner

February 2019

Dinesh Prasad Dahal, 36, from Meghauli, Bharatpur Metropolis, Chitwan, was searching for work opportunities in Narayangadh for months, when he came across Professional Cook training advertised Chitwan Post daily.

After toiling in Qatar for seven years as a tea boy in a construction company, he had returned to Nepal only two years ago. In Nepal he tried his hands at various jobs, but success seemed to elude him. He reared cows and sold milk while at the same

A career guided by ENSSURE training

January 2019

Ashok Pandey, 33, is a permanent resident of Madi Municipality-7, Chitwan. Just after completing his School Leaving Certificate exams in 2005, after he left for foreign employment driven by his financial needs. He had looked for jobs in the country but had found nothing suitable to meet the need of his big family of 10, whose only main resource was a small farmland.

He worked in Dubai for seven years, first as a Production Operator in Gulf

Workplace-based training management training for in-company trainers

December 2018

ENSSURE organized a training in Biratnagar from 4 to 6 December for in-company trainers in the advent of the workplace-based training for the apprentices of Manmohan Polytechnic.

The training was organized for 20 in-company trainers who will be supervising the apprentices in their respective industries.

The apprentices have completed 3 months of institute-based training and now will have workplace-based training for 20 months.


From Cleaner to Owner: Dream Come True

From Cleaner to Owner: Dream Come True

December 2018

Life was not easy for Chunna Raj Shrestha, 32, in his home in Likhu Rural Municipality, Okhaldhunga district. The second among 10 siblings, he faced numerous hardships while growing up. His family’s economic status did not allow him to pursue studies beyond SLC, which he had already completed in 2005. After SLC, he started working in his family’s agricultural farm to support the family.

Workshop on Human Resource Management for Hotels Held

Bharatpur/ 20 Nov 2018

ENSSURE organized a half-day workshop for the members of the Regional Hotel Association, Sauraha Nepal in Sauraha, Chitwan on 15 November 2018.

In the program, Mr. Subas Subedi, the team leader of ENSSURE/HELVETAS shared the objective of the workshop that is to discuss the importance of human resource management for successful businesses.

Welcoming the participants, Regional Hotel Association Sauraha Chitwan

Review and Planning Meeting Held at Chitwan

Chitwan/11 October 2018

ENSSURE organized a Review and Planning Meeting in Sauraha, Chitwan on 8th to 10th October 2018. The first day was dedicated to EVENT II project as the day focused on providing orientation to the monitoring team on conduction of the income verification.

Second and third day of the event was dedicated for ENSSURE project. The PIU and PSU staff of the project along with the members of the Project Steering Committee, HELVETAS Swiss

Career Guidance Program Conducted in Biratnagar


The first session of career guidance programme was conducted at Adarsha Secondary School, Biratnagar, Morang, province 1 on 27 August 2018.

The programme conducted for a total of 35 students grade IX students. The session was facilitated by Adarsha School teachers, Mr Santosh Pokhrel and Ms Nirmala Khanal.

Mr Pokhrel, the class teacher said that such a program will really support the students to choose their career based on their

ENSSURE Welcomes New Project Manager

20 August 2018
Project Implementation Unit and Project Support Unit team members welcomed the new Project Manager for ENSSURE, Mr Tek Bahadur Malla.
Mr Tek Bahadur Malla, assumed the role after his predecessor Mr Mahesh Bhattarai took up the new role of Director of Administration.
A meeting of PIU and PSU team members was organized on 20 August to discuss the key issues of the project and to explore the way ahead.
Speaking in the meeting, Mr Malla expressed his delight

Training on 'Implementation of Career Guidance Program in Schools' held

Itahari/Aug 13, 2018

ANTARANG Psychosocial Research and Training Institute, the partner organization of Enhanced Skills for Sustainable and Rewarding Employment (ENSSURE) began the training for the teachers of 10 community schools of five palikas of State 1 to support them conduct career guidance program the schools.

The 7-day training being held in Itahari, on 10 August was inaugurated in the presence of State 1’s Ministry of Social Development, Mayor of Biratnagar

Apprenticeship Training Kicks Off

Itahari/ 26 July 2018

Apprenticeship Training has been launched in Nepal in a programme jointly organized by Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) and Manmohan Polytechnic in Hattimuda, Morang on 26 July 2018. 

Sherdhan Rai, the chief minister of State 1 inaugurated the training which was also attended by state ministers, Swiss Ambassador Elisabeth von Capeller Oswald, CTEVT member secretary, chairs and deputy-chairs of local government,

TVET Career Fair 2018 Organized

A career fair was organized in Pokhara on 29-30 June 2018 jointly by ENSSURE Project, Research Division, CTEVT, Sakshamata Project and Pokhara Technical School. The fair was organized to provide career information in Technical education and vocational training to SEE graduates and those who already left school. The program is formally inaugurated by Minister for Social Development Ms Nar Devi Pun.

Earlier, a rally was organized that went to the thoroughfares of the city

Discussion Held for Developing Curriculum for Apprenticeship in IT Sector

May 30, 2018

Enhanced Skills for Sustainable and Rewarding Employment (ENSSURE) organized an interaction among the experts of Information Technology Sector on 30 May with an objective of materializing the apprenticeship programme in the sector.

Speaking at the opening, ENSSURE project coordinator and deputy director of CTEVT/Training Division, Mr Kushmakar Bhatta introduce the project activities to the participants. Highlighting the importance of skills training in Nepal, he

ENSSURE Initiates Discussion on Apprenticeship in IT Sector

May 30, 2018

Enhanced Skills for Sustainable and Rewarding Employment (ENSSURE) organized an interaction among the experts of Information Technology Sector on 30 May with an objective of materializing the apprenticeship programme in the sector.

Speaking at the opening, ENSSURE project coordinator and deputy director of CTEVT/Training Division, Mr Kushmakar Bhatta introduce the project activities to the participants. Highlighting the importance of skills training in Nepal, he

ENSSURE Prepares to Launch Apprenticeship Programme

24 May 2018

Enhanced Skills for Sustainable and Rewarding Employment (ENSSURE) project, 2016 to 2025, is established under an agreement between the Government of Nepal (GoN) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). Divided into three phases, phase one of the project (January 2016 to December 2019) is implemented by the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) with technical assistance from Helvetas Nepal.

One of the major components

List of selected partners for 2nd round of Short Training Courses with OJT

Call for financial negotiation

ENSSURE calls the following training providers, recommended as eligible after evaluation of their technical and financial proposals, for financial negotiation:


Financial Proposal Opening

ToT on Career Orientation Programme

Kathmandu/12 December 2017 

‘Training of Trainers on Career Orientation Programme in Schools’, organized by ANTARANG commenced on 11 December 2017.

The 7-day ToT is a step towards providing information related to career options to the ninth graders of community schools as ENSSURE envisions orient youths about their career options before they enter the labour market.

During the training, the participants will be acquainted with the concepts of

Workshop on Apprenticeship Implementation Model Held

Enhanced Skills for Sustainable and Rewarding Employment (ENSSURE)/CTEVT organized a workshop on 5 November 2017 to create more awareness and acceptance to customize the apprenticeship model of skills development training in Nepali context. During the programme, ENSSURE presented the model of apprenticeship proposed by the project.

TVET experts Chandra Bhakta Nakarmi made a presentation on “Current Status and Legal Provisions of Apprenticeship in Nepal”. Key points of the

ENSSURE Signs MoU with Hotel Association of Nepal

17 September 2017

Enhanced Skills for Sustainable and Rewarding Employment (ENSSURE) has signed a MoU with Hotel Association of Nepal (HAN) on 17 September 2017.

The main objective of this MoU is to create synergy among hospitality industries’ associations/federations, project and project partners to support in the achievement of project goal of decent employment opportunities for Nepali workers, particularly from disadvantaged groups, benefit from continuous employment

Notice to Submit Request for Proposal (First published on 11 September 2017)

Notice to Submit Request for Proposal

ENSSURE conducts pre-proposal conference for training providers


Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) organized a pre-bid meeting for the training providers on 25 August 2017. The training providers have been to submit the proposal on Short Training Courses.

During the programme, deputy project manager and deputy director of CTEVT Training Division Kushmakar Bhatta provided some introduction of Enhanced Sustainable Skills for Rewarding Employment (ENSSURE) project to the training providers and their

Request for Proposal (published date 11 August 2017)

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EOI Second Round (First published on 1 Aug 2017)

EOI Notice (First published on 1 August 2017)

Orientation to Partners for Short Training Courses Conducted

7 June/ Kathmandu

The Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) organized a ‘Partner Orientation Programme on Short Training Courses with OJT in Kathmandu on 7 June. The objective of the orientation was to provide the eight training providers involved in conducting short training courses with OJT an orientation of the training, its implementation guideline and to build a cooperative platform for the

EOI for Short Training Courses (31 May 2017)

EOI Format and ToR 


EOI Notice for Short Training Courses (First published on 31 May 2017)

Expression of Interest Notice for Short Training Courses with OJT (second round)



Role of Private Sector on Effective Vocational Education and Training

12 May 2017 

The Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (CTEVT) organized a workshop on the Role of Private Sector on Effective Vocational Education and Training in Kathmandu on 12 May.

The objective of the workshop was to highlight the role of the private sector in making the vocational education in Nepal effective and sustainable.

The programme was attended by Hon. Minister of Education Dhaniram Poudel and chaired by

Orientation cum pre-proposal conference held

Bhaktapur/ 15 March 2017

An orientation and pre-proposal conference for the Request of Proposal on short training was organized by the Council of Technical Education and Vocational Training in Bhaktapur on 15 March 2017.

The programme was organized to introduce the Enhancing Sustainable Skills for Rewarding Employment (ENSSURE) project to the project stakeholders including training providers and business & industries. It also aimed to acquaint the same stakeholders of

Request for Proposal

List of training providers requested for submission of proposal


EOI document for Short Training Courses (Re)

EOI document for Short Training Courses (Re)


EOI notice - (Re)

First Published on 1 February 2017


EOI notice

First Published on 1 February 2017


EOI document for Short Training Courses

EOI document for Short Training Courses


Workshop on Apprenticeship based training

Workshop on Apprenticeship based training

Date: June 2, 2016 

A three-day workshop on Apprenticeship-based training which was organized by the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (CTEVT) with the objective to develop a clear insight on Apprenticeship modality of training and to discuss the appropriate models in the context of Nepal concluded in Kathmandu today. The workshop was titled “Towards a successful apprenticeship system for