rsz gpp kp project sheet

Grant Amount: US$10 million
Duration: May 23, 2017 - June 30, 2020
Progress towards acheivement of objective: Satisfactory
Overall Implementation Progress: Satisfactory
Disbursement Status: On track
Area:
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Implementing Agency

KP P&D Department

PCNA Pillar

Strategic Objective 1: Build responsiveness and effectiveness of the State

Objective

To strengthen capacity for Sales Tax on Services collection, and improve public investment management and accountability of public service delivery in the water sector in KP.

Beneficiaries

Planning and Development Department, KP
Finance Department, KP
Right to Information Commission, KP
Chief Minister Complaint Cell
Peshawar High Court
Public Health, Local Government, and Energy and Power Departments, KP
KP Revenue Authority
Right to Public Service Commission, KP
Water and Sanitation Services Company, Peshawar District
Water and Sanitation Services Company, Mardan District

Disbursement

US$ 2.9 million

Achievements as of June 2017

  • KP Revenue Authority (KPRA) collections exceeded the GPP target of a five percent increase over the FY 15-16 baseline (PKR 7.3 billion).

  • Formulation of KPRA Revenue Strategy has been initiated.

  • Establishment of the Tax Policy Unit is underway.

  • KP Public Financial Management Strategy has been developed and disseminated.

  • Monitoring of fiscal transfers to local governments was piloted in two districts (out of targeted seven). A survey has been completed for 7 Tehsils and 542 Neighborhood and Village Councils in Peshawar and Mansehra.

  • Public Investment Management (PIM) Assessment was completed for district governments. A total of 21 focus group discussions (FGDs) were held with 510 stakeholders (278 public representatives, 107 civil society representatives, and 125 officials) across 7 districts. PIM guidelines are under preparation.

  • Geo-mapping of public sector assets was piloted in the water sector. A total of 70 assets, and 322 projects and schemes under the Annual Development Program (ADP) were geo tagged in Peshawar and Mansehra.

  • PIM instructions were developed for Line Departments and Public Sector Entities involved in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

  • Establishment of a Monitoring and Evaluation(M&E) and Economic Development Research is underway in collaboration with international and national academia/institutes.

  • The Peshawar High Court held a workshop with judges, lawyers and the private sector to prepare for Fast Track Dispute Resolution for Investment.

  • Citizen service delivery satisfaction monitoring and geo tagging of the water sector was piloted by students.

  • A Citizen Integration Forum was established in collaboration with 22 civil society organizations. The Forum is led by the Right to Public Services, Right to Information and Ehtesab commissions, and the Peshawar High Court. It encourages civil society intermediation to improve accountability for service delivery.

  • Governance Volunteer Groups were established with 126 volunteers (university students) to intermediate service delivery to citizens.

  • Citizen Facilitation Centres (CFCs) were piloted by the RTPS in Mansehra and Mardan covering 7 districts. The CFCs will be linked with the service delivery departments and will collect citizen feedback through ICT for transparency, accountability, and citizens’ awareness.

  • The establishment of the Secretariat for District Judiciary Performance Management is underway. The Secretariat will monitor and manage service delivery.

economic-Revitalizing

Grant Amount: US$ 9.0 million
Project Effectiveness Date: August 2013
Project Closing Date: December 2015
Status: Completed
Geographic Area: Marble City, Risalpur, and selected districts of KP

Implementing Agency

Department of Industries

Government of KP

PCNA Priority (Pillar)

Strategic Objective 2: Stimulate employment and livelihood opportunities.

Objective

To improve the competitiveness of the marble and food processing sectors in KP by providing shared infrastructure and relevant skills along the marble sector value chain and by addressing knowledge and coordination gaps along the food processing sector value chain.

Beneficiaries

Enterprises and Key Stakeholders in KP's marble and horticulture sectors.

Achievements on completion of project

  • Machinery pool at Risappur Marble City (KP province) operational since December 2015 as a result of CIPK's support.
  • Procured machinery and equipment( including 13 excavators) rented out to miners in the marble sector and now fully deployed at the mining sites.
  • As a result, more than 200 direct jobs have been created in the industry.
  • Supported the completion of two feasibility studies on KP's agribusiness sector; (i) Value Chain Analysis and (ii) Dates Processing Unit.

rsz sadp project sheet

Grant Amount:: US$ 18 million (original project) + 4 million (additional financing)
Duration: March 24, 2017 - December 31, 2018 (AF)
Progress towards acheivement of objective: Moderately Satisfactory
Overall Implementation Progress: Moderately Unsatisfactory
Disbursement Status: On track
Area:
D.I.Khan, Lakki Marwat and Tank Districts in KP

Implementing Agency

Local Government, Elections & Rural Development Department (LGE & RDD)

PCNA Pillar

Strategic Objective 1: Build Responsiveness and Effectiveness of the State

Strategic Objective 2: Enhance employment and livelihood opportunities

Objective

To strengthen the capacity of the poor to improve their livelihood options through access to social and productive infrastructure using participatory approaches in selected districts of southern KP.

Beneficiaries

The people of selected districts in KP, through improved access to livelihood opportunities and social capital. The project will focus on rehabilitation of communities that hosted the Temporarily Dislocated Persons (TDPs).

Disbursement

US$ 14.7 million

Achievements

  • A total of 602 Community Based Organizations (CBOs) (475 male and 127 female) with membership of 19,526 (15,486 males and 4,040 females) have been established.

  • A total of 323 Economic Interest Groups (EIGs) (188 male and 135 female) with membership of 3,253 (2,037 males and 1,216 females) were formed.

  • A total of 683 Community Action Plans (CAPs) identifying priority needs, were prepared in three districts. Out of the total, 240 were developed by female CBOs/EIGs.

  • A total of 28 Office Bearers of CBOs and EIGs were trained in administration, procurement and finance etc.

  • A total of 333 infrastructure schemes were identified through CAPs, of these, 283 have been completed and 49 are in progress.

  • A six-month Youth Internship Program (YIP) is underway with 42 interns (32 males and 10 females).

  • Sports Gala and Peace Melas were arranged for every district to foster social cohesion and peace.

Governance and Policy Project for Balochistan

Grant Amount: US$16 million
Duration: January 18, 2017 - June 30, 2020
Progress towards acheivement of objective: Satisfactory
Overall Implementation Progress: Moderately Satisfactory
Disbursement Status: On track
Area:
Balochistan

Implementing Agency

P&D Department, Balochistan

PCNA Pillar

Strategic Objective 1: Build responsiveness and effectiveness of the State.

Objective

To strengthen the capacity for Sales Tax on Services collection, and improve accountability in public financial management and public service delivery in the education and irrigation sectors in Balochistan

Beneficiaries

P&D Department
Finance Department
Education Department
Irrigation Department
Balochistan Revenue Authority
Grievance redress institutions (Office of the Balochistan Ombudsman, Anti-Corruption Department)
Public Accounts Committee, Provincial Assembly, Balochistan

Disbursement

US$ 3 million

Achievements as of June 2017

  • Balochistan Revenue Authority (BRA) collection exceeded the target for sales tax collection. GPP’s targeted a five-percent increase in FY 15-16 (PKR 2.2 billion).

  • The Government of Balochistan approved the reorganization of the Finance Department with new units for tax policy, risk assessment, debt and investment management.