SALT Project for supporting various initiatives in AP School Education SUPPORTING ANDHRA’S LEARNING TRANSFORMATION (SALT)” PROJECT GO.Ms.No.4 dated: 30.01.2022 Gazette No. 979 AMARAVATI, MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2022 G.979
NOTIFICATIONS BY GOVERNMENT SCHOOL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT (PROG.II)
SAMAGRA SHIKSHA “SUPPORTING ANDHRA’S LEARNING TRANSFORMATION (SALT)” PROJECT WITH THE LOAN ASSISTANCE OF USD 250 MILLION FROM THE WORLD BANK FOR SUPPORTING VARIOUS INITIATIVES IN SCHOOL EDUCATION NOTIFIED THE WORLD BANK PROCUREMENT MANUAL APPROVED BY THE PROCUREMENT COMMITTEE.
GO.Ms.No.4, School Education (Prog.ll), 30 January, 2022.
Read the following:
1. From the DSE, AP, File No. SS-15021/11/2021-SAMO-SSA, dt.6.3.2021.
2. U.O.Note No.41/2021, dt.04.05.2021 of GA(Cabinet) Department.
3. G.O.Ms.No.30, SE(Prog.II) Department, dt.11.05.2021
4. From the CSE & SPD, APSS eFile No. SS-19029/11/2020-ADMIN SEC-SSA (Computer No.1186027), dt.21.01.2022.
In the G.O.3 read above, Government have accorded administrative approval to enter into “Supporting Andhra’s Learning Transformation (SALT)” Project with the loan assistance of USD 250 million from the World Bank for supporting various initiatives in School Education i.e, Nadu-Nedu (Infrastructural facelift), Curriculum Reforms, improved Classroom Practices, Teacher Professional Development, Prepare the students to be globally competitive by introducing the English medium via Supporting Andhra’s Learning Transformation (SALT) Operation, subject to condition that the Department shall avoid increase in the recurring HR expenditure by keeping the additional recruitment, if any, to bare minimum.
In the reference 4 read above, the Commissioner of School Education and State Project Director, APSS, have informed that Stat Procurement Committee was constituted to finalize world bank tenders. The Procurement Committee approved the Procurement manual for SALT project prepared by Finance wing of SS in coordination with APEWIDC In the meeting held on 19.01.2022. Therefore, they have submitted World Bank Procurement Manual for issue of notification, to meet all the project effectiveness conditions as documented in the Program Appraisal Document for implementation of the SALT project.
In the circumstances reported by the Commissioner of School Education, A.P and State Project Director, APSS in the reference 4th read above, Government after careful examination of the matter, hereby notify the World. Bank Procurement Manual appended to this G.O, as approved by the Procurement Committee, to meet all the project effectiveness conditions as documented in the Program Appraisal Document for implementation of the SALT project.
The Commissioner of School Education, A.P and the State Project Director, APSS, shall take necessary action accordingly, in the matter.
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