37218-012: Balochistan Devolved Social Services Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the TA is to help the GoB to identify necessary reforms in public social services policy that will have major benefits for the poor in terms of health, education, and water supply and sanitation. The TA will: (i) design support mechanisms for devolved social services that will induce local governments and communities to make social services more effective, efficient, equitable, and sustainable; and serve as a vehicle for coordination and monitoring; (ii) plan a program loan ... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 37218-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4356
Approval Date 08 Jul 2004
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 400
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Decentralization
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Sekhar Bonu
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

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

Executing Agencies
Planning & Development Department, Balochistan
Mr. Nadir Ali, Additional Secretary

PDS Creation Date
28 Feb 2006

Last PDS Update
22 May 2011