The proposed program seeks to facilitate implementation of a comprehensive fiscal consolidation program in Punjab. This will generate fiscal savings and thereby assist Punjab to augment and sustain growth enhancing development financing.
Punjab is primarily an agrarian economy with a population of 28 million. Punjab has always been instrumental in ensuring national food security since 1960s. The Government of Punjab (GOP) traditionally provides various subsidies, including free power to farmers, to promote agriculture in the state. Despite these schemes, Punjab agriculture is currently constrained by declining productivity, soil degradation, and water depletion.
Latest Project Documents
|Punjab Development Finance Program: Project Preparatory Technical Assistance Report||Jun 2013|
Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.
The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.
The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.