Pakistan: Preparing the Integrated Social Protection Development Program

Sovereign Project | 45233-004

The proposed program will be financed under the RBL modality which supports Government-owned sector programs, and links disbursements directly to the achievement of program results. The TRTA is required to conduct due diligence as required for the RBL modality, prepare the preliminary design of the program and assess the scope and scale for cofinancing and partnerships. The design and implementation of programs supported by the RBL include ex ante assessments of the program and its systems, ex post results verification, and systematic institutional development. The TRTA will assess the soundness of the government's social comprehensive protection and poverty alleviation program, Ehsaas, and its suitability as the basis for the proposed RBL program.

Project Name Preparing the Integrated Social Protection Development Program
Project Number 45233-004
Country / Economy Pakistan
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6678-PAK: Integrated Social Protection Development Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 750,000.00
TA 6678-PAK: Preparing the Integrated Social Protection Development Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Education / Pre-primary and primary - social protection initiatives

Health / Nutrition

Public sector management / Public expenditure and fiscal management - Social protection initiatives

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description The proposed program will be financed under the RBL modality which supports Government-owned sector programs, and links disbursements directly to the achievement of program results. The TRTA is required to conduct due diligence as required for the RBL modality, prepare the preliminary design of the program and assess the scope and scale for cofinancing and partnerships. The design and implementation of programs supported by the RBL include ex ante assessments of the program and its systems, ex post results verification, and systematic institutional development. The TRTA will assess the soundness of the government's social comprehensive protection and poverty alleviation program, Ehsaas, and its suitability as the basis for the proposed RBL program.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy ADB will maintain support for social protection and poverty alleviation to build the resilience of vulnerable families and individuals in Pakistan. ADB is assessing the viability of a $300 million Results-Based Lending (RBL) program to provide further women-focused support to Ehsaas for system strengthening and improved governance, and human capital development. The indicative program scope will include: (i) institutional and organizational capacity for social protection under UCT and CCT strengthened, (ii) CCT for primary education expanded; and (iii) the design and implementation of pilot CCT for nutrition evaluated.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Tora, Laisiasa Natakubu
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Benazir Income Support Program
F- Block, Pak Secretariat
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 11 Dec 2020
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 14 Dec 2020

TA 6678-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 Dec 2020 29 Dec 2020 29 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2021 31 Dec 2023 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,750,000.00 0.00 7,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,757,000.00 21 Jun 2022 466,450.63

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
National Procurement Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 18 Jun 2022 26 Jun 2022
Preparing the ISPDP - Int'l IT System and Data Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 25 May 2021 31 May 2021
International Procurement Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 01 Apr 2021 07 Apr 2021
National Economist Individual - Consulting Closed 13 Mar 2021 18 Mar 2021
National Health & Nutrition Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 20 Feb 2021 05 Mar 2021
National Procurement Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 20 Feb 2021 26 Feb 2021
National Education Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 20 Feb 2021 05 Mar 2021
International Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Feb 2021 25 Feb 2021
ISPDP - Int'l Social Protection and Conditional Cash Transfer Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Feb 2021 04 Mar 2021
National Environmental Safeguards Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Feb 2021 25 Feb 2021
National Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Feb 2021 25 Feb 2021
National Social Development and Gender Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Feb 2021 04 Mar 2021
National Financial Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Feb 2021 25 Feb 2021
International Education Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Feb 2021 04 Mar 2021
International Project Implementation and System Specialist and Team Leader Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Feb 2021 25 Feb 2021
National Social Protection and Cash Transfer Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Feb 2021 04 Mar 2021
International Health and Nutrition Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Feb 2021 04 Mar 2021
International Social Protection and Conditional Cash Transfer Specialist and Team Leader Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Jan 2021 01 Feb 2021
International Financial Management and Risk Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Jan 2021 01 Feb 2021

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