Nepal: Governance Reform Program

Sovereign Project | 32238-013 Status: Closed

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Project Name Governance Reform Program
Project Number 32238-013
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1861-NEP: Governance Reform Program
Asian Development Fund US$ 30.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Public administration

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nationwide
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Surya P. Shrestha
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Nepal Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of General Administration
Harihar Bhawan, Pulchowk
Lalitpur, Nepal
Concept Clearance 27 Jun 1998
Fact Finding 29 May 2001 to 15 Jun 2001
MRM 05 Jul 2001
Approval 27 Nov 2001
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 30 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 19 Jan 2007

Loan 1861-NEP

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Nov 2001 13 Dec 2001 27 Dec 2001 31 Dec 2005 15 Jun 2007 18 Jul 2007
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 30.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 30.00 27 Nov 2001 22.50 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 27 Nov 2001 22.50 0.00 100%
Title Document Type Document Date
Governance Reform Program Project/Program Completion Reports Dec 2008
Governance Reform Program Progress Reports on Tranche Releases Nov 2006
Governance Reform Program Progress Reports on Tranche Releases Nov 2006
Governance Reform Program: Social and Poverty Impact Assessments Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Sep 2004
Governance Reform Program Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2001

Safeguard Documents

See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

None currently available.

Evaluation Documents

See also: Independent Evaluation
Title Document Type Document Date
Nepal: Governance Reform Program Validations of Project Completion Reports Apr 2010

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