Pakistan: Second Balochistan Resource Management Program - Subprogram 1

Sovereign Project | 37213-013

Summary

To improve (i) public financial management; (ii) enable private sector entry in the minerals sector; (iii) develop an affordable and sustainable pension and employee benefit system; and (iv) strengthen social service delivery.

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Project Name Second Balochistan Resource Management Program - Subprogram 1
Project Number 37213-013
Country Pakistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2482-PAK: Second Balochistan Resource Management Program - Subprogram 1
Ordinary capital resources US$ 45.00 million
Loan 2483-PAK: Second Balochistan Resource Management Program - Subprogram 1
Asian Development Fund US$ 55.00 million
TA 7200-PAK: Supporting the Second Balochistan Resource Management Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Public sector management - Public expenditure and fiscal management
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description To improve (i) public financial management; (ii) enable private sector entry in the minerals sector; (iii) develop an affordable and sustainable pension and employee benefit system; and (iv) strengthen social service delivery.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact The long-term impact of BRMP II is higher and sustained economic growth and lower poverty incidence.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The outcome of BRMP II is greater government efficiency in public resource management, characterized by better fiscal resource generation and increased efficiency in resource allocation and utilization. This is to be achieved through reforms that will expand the resource envelope, raise fiduciary controls and safeguards, improve fiscal planning and coordination, and strengthen social service delivery mechanisms.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Outputs:

1. Fiscal and financial management improved and made more efficient;

2. Pension and general provident fund system for the civil service made financially sustainable;

3. Private sector involvement in minerals sector development facilitated;

4. Service delivery in education and health made more responsive to public needs.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Balochistan, Pakistan
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services tbd
Procurement tbd
Responsible ADB Officer Jose Antonio R. Tan III
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Finance Department, Government of BalochistanMahfooz Ali KhanFinance Department
Civil Secretariat, Quetta
Pakistan
Finance Department, Government of BalochistanFinance Department
Civil Secretariat, Quetta
Pakistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 08 Sep 2005
Fact Finding 12 May 2008 to 28 May 2008
MRM 22 Jul 2008
Approval 11 Dec 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 23 Oct 2008
Last PDS Update 07 Jan 2010

Loan 2482-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 Dec 2008 17 Dec 2008 - 30 Jun 2009 - 11 Dec 2009
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 45.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 45.00 11 Dec 2008 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 11 Dec 2008 0.00 0.00 0%

Loan 2483-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 Dec 2008 17 Dec 2008 - 30 Jun 2009 - 11 Dec 2009
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 55.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 55.00 11 Dec 2008 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 11 Dec 2008 0.00 0.00 0%

TA 7200-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 Dec 2008 - - 30 Jun 2010 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 11 Dec 2008 0.00

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