Bhutan: Strengthening Public Financial Management Project

Sovereign Project | 41152-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Strengthening Public Financial Management Project
Project Number 41152-012
Country Bhutan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7032-BHU: Strengthening Public Financial Management Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 750,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Public expenditure and fiscal management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
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 Bhutan

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 Consulting services required under the TA include 11 person-months of international and 46 person-months of national consultants. 40 person-months of the 46 in total have been identified. Six person-months will be used for short-term expertise on a needs basis. International and national consultants will be mobilized intermittently over a 2-year period. A consulting firm will be selected using the quality and cost-based selection method. The consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time).
Procurement Equipment will be procured in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2007, as amended from time to time). At the end of the TA, all equipment will be retained by user agencies. Procurement of network connections and software will be prioritized under the TA, and residual funds will be used for procurement of computers and printers.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Hiranya Mukhopadhyay
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
Tshewang Norbu
Ministry of Finance


Concept Clearance 21 Nov 2007
Fact Finding 01 Nov 2007 to 09 Nov 2007
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 19 Dec 2007
Last PDS Update 03 Nov 2010

TA 7032-BHU

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Dec 2007 08 Jan 2008 08 Jan 2008 31 Jan 2010 31 Dec 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
750,000.00 0.00 110,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 860,000.00 14 Dec 2007 707,524.76
Title Document Type Document Date
Strengthening Public Financial Management Project TA Completion Reports Jul 2012
Strengthening Public Financial Management Technical Assistance Reports Aug 2008

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