Mongolia: Transparency and Efficiency in Public Financial Management

Sovereign Project | 47200-001

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Project Name Transparency and Efficiency in Public Financial Management
Project Number 47200-001
Country Mongolia
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8742-MON: Transparency and Efficiency in Public Financial Management
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.10 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Public administration - Public expenditure and fiscal management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Improved transparency and efficiency in public investment and taxation
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Completed preparation for (i) a public investment information management and monitoring platform including PMPPI and PIMIS, and (ii) an e-taxation system
Progress Toward Outcome The outcome will be improved functionality and system integration of the public investment information management and monitoring platform, and the e-taxation system. Training and policy recommendations will be conducted and prepared for components 1 and 2 respectively.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Component 1: Improve Transparency and Efficiency in Public Investment

1. Analysis of integrated system management for the functional and secured platform with policy recommendations and a system management manual

2. Capacity development for relevant officials and ICT personnel; and enhancement of public awareness and understanding of the PMPPI with development of a general users guideline

3. Pilot testing support with an assessment and an action plan for full implementation

Component 2: Electronic Taxation System

1. Diagnostic assessment of the current ICT system for electronic tax administration with development of an investment and action plan for full implementation of an e-taxation system

2. Analysis of workflow management to control an entire e-taxation system, and manage data and information risks

3. Capacity building for relevant officials and ICT personnel with development training materials

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

As of March 2015:

- The individual international consultants have been selected for components 1 and 2 respectively.

- Respective selections of national firms are being processed.

- Upon the completion of all selections, the inception meetings will be held in UB, MON respectively for the components 1 and 2.

Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The project scope, training scope, and focal issues to be analyzed were discussed and agreed with the government (the EA and the IAs) during the project processing.
During Project Implementation The focal issues closely relate to the business procedures and ICT for both components. Therefore, each of project activities will be closely coordinated among the relevant personnel of the IAs, other related officials and project consultants. The further needs and related policy issues will be discussed at the workshops.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

A. Consulting Firm (Component 1: Transparency and Efficiency in Public Investment)

1. International management information system specialist and team leader (7.5 person-months)

2. International management information system and information and communication technology specialist (4.5 person-months)

3. National information and communication technology specialist (programming) (8.5 person-months)

4. National information and communication technology specialist (network) (8.5 person-months)

5. National information and communication technology translation specialist (4 person-months)

B. Consulting Firm (Component 2: E-Taxation System)

6. International information and communication technology and e-taxation specialist and team leader (8 person-months)

7. International information and communication technology and e-taxation specialist (4 person-months)

8. International tax administration specialist (1 person-month).

9. National information and communication technology specialist (software) (4 person-months)

10. National information and communication technology specialist (information and communication technology infrastructure) (5 person-months)

11. National information and communication technology specialist (database management) (4 person-months).

12. National information and communication technology specialist (business processes and procedures) (5 person-months)

13. National information and communication technology translation specialist (2 person-months)

C. Individual Consultant

14. International information and communication technology specialist (2 person- months)

Responsible ADB Officer Hiroko Uchimura-Shiroishi
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Mgt, Financial Sector and Regional Coop Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of FinanceGovernment Building-2
Negdsen Undestnii gudamj-5/1
Ulaanbaatar-210646, Mongolia
Timetable
Concept Clearance 13 Sep 2014
Fact Finding 28 Mar 2014 to 03 Apr 2014
MRM -
Approval 29 Oct 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2015

TA 8742-MON

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Oct 2014 10 Nov 2014 10 Nov 2014 30 Nov 2016 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,100,000.00 29 Oct 2014 29,010.69

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