Thailand: Accounting and Financial Management System Reform of Thailand’s Railway Sector

Sovereign Project | 45042-003 Status: Closed


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Project Name Accounting and Financial Management System Reform of Thailand’s Railway Sector
Project Number 45042-003
Country Thailand
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8194-THA: Accounting and Financial Management System Reform of Thailand's Railway Sector
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 950,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Rail transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The high-level management of the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has agreed to support on new management, accounting, and financial information system.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Various meetings including trainnings and workshops were held prior to finalizing of TA reports. Deliverables under the TA were submitted and being reviewed by SRT, i.e. Financial Report, SRT Report, Stakeholder Report, FMIS specification, bidding documents, communication plan and draft Final Report. English version of the draft Final report is approved but translation (Thai) version is under the revision of the consulting team.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Meetings, workshops, and trainings have been held with key stakeholders within SRT and other government agencies.
During Project Implementation Training Courses on Effective Finance Function and Finance for Non Financial Manager have been conducted during November 2013. Several meetings with relevant staff in SRT, including high-level management staff have been held, where discussion and requirements of FMIS have been made in such meetings.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA engaged a firm consultant with a total of 36.1 person-months input, comprising 21.6 person-months of international and 14.5 person-months of national consulting services.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Oranuch Jetwattana
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Thailand Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
Public Debt Management Office (PDMO)
Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400


Concept Clearance 05 Jun 2012
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 20 Mar 2014

TA 8194-THA

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Oct 2012 20 Nov 2012 20 Nov 2012 31 Jul 2013 29 Mar 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 950,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 950,000.00 19 Oct 2012 803,711.09

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