The Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MoEST) was established in 1951. It is located in Singh Durbar premises, Kathmandu, Nepal. The MoEST is an apex body of all educational organizations is responsible for the overall development of education in Nepal. It is responsible for formulating educational policies and plans and managing and implementing them across the country through the institutions under MoEST.
The Central Level Agencies (CLAs) under the Ministry are responsible for designing and implementing of various programs and monitoring them. There are Five Regional Education Directorates (REDs) and responsible for monitoring the programmes undertaken by the district level organizations. It has also Seventy-Seven District Education Offices (DEOs) and One Thousand Ninety-one (1091) Resource Centres (RCs) at the local level are mainly the implementing agencies of the educational policies, plans, and programmes