36169-013: Rural Finance Sector Development Cluster Program I

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


To assist the Government in accelerating rural economic growth by addressing key constraints in Rural Finance (RF). The program goals are to ensure permanent access to institutional financial services for a majority of rural households at minimal transaction cost and to promote private sector led rural growth. The specific objective is to develop a sustainable RF system for providing affordable services, primarily to the middle and lower segments of the RF markets for a significant income expans... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 36169-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0059
TA No. 4857
Loan No. 2268
Approval Date 26 Oct 2006
Closing Date 20 Dec 2007
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 65,800
Geographical Location Whole country
Sector Finance
Subsector Finance sector development
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Vivek Rao
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
Mr. Bimal Wagle

PDS Creation Date
01 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013