32264-013: Punjab Devolved Social Services Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Government of Punjab (PG) is short of resources in relation to its large socioeconomic needs. At the moment, the fiscal structure in Pakistan is heavily skewed in favor of the Government, with provinces and local governments both heavily reliant on fiscal transfers from the Government. In response, the Government has prepared a Poverty Reducation Strategy Paper (PRSP) with the provinces having developed similar province level PRSPs, which set out a comprehensive policy reform agenda to break... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 32264-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2144
Loan No. 2145
Approval Date 20 Dec 2004
Closing Date 05 Jun 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 150,000
Geographical Location Punjab Province
Sector Multisector
Subsector Multisector
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Linda Arthur
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Pakistan Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Planning & Dev. Dept., Govt. of the Punjab

PDS Creation Date
31 Oct 2005

Last PDS Update
22 May 2011