|Project Name||Strengthening Information and Communication Technology Systems for Efficient and Transparent Public Investment and Tax Administration Project|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Public sector management / Public expenditure and fiscal management
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Some gender elements|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||Accountability and efficiency of public financial resource mobilization and management enhanced.|
|Description of Outcome||Transparency, efficiency, and effectiveness in public investment and tax administration strengthened.|
|Progress Toward Outcome||n/a|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Business process for tax administration and public investment streamlined and improved.
ICT system for tax administration and public investment functionally improved and strengthened.
Capacity of government staff in administering and managing TAIS and PIMIS improved
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
The technical specifications for related contract packages are to be developed by the PIMIS consultants.
Recruitment of consultancy package CS-06 completed in May 2020, the remaining two contracts are in the process of recruitment to be awarded in July 2020.
Contract package GD-06 is at contract signing process. The technical specifications for GD-02 are to be developed by the PIMIS consultants.
In progress, the installation of VPN network with 2MB speed in 300 soums in Mongolia is being carried out. VPN network is installed and in use VPN network with 20MB speed installed in tax offices at 21 provinces and Baganuur, Nalaikh and Bagakhangai districts; VPN network with 100MB speed installed at tax offices in Municipal tax office, Bayanzurkh, Bayangol, Chingeltei, Sukhbaatar, Songinokhairkhan and Khan-Uul districts.
Contracts referenced as GD-03 and GD-07 are awarded and being implemented. Contract for GD-09 is planned to be awarded in August 2020.
Detailed engineering design is in process with 78% progress.
Contracts for consultancy services CS-08 and CS-12 are awarded, and mobilized. Interfacing and integration works to commence upon completion of manual on business process and system improvement.
To commence upon completion of the PIMIS.
Contract for GD-04 is under bid evaluation since its opening on 9 June 2020.
Project PIMIS consultants are all recruited and mobilized from April/May 2020. Consolidated work plan of the project consultants to develop the manual on business processes and system improvement for PIM is finalized and approved in June 2020. The manual on business process and system improvement is to be completed within 6 months as per the consolidated work plan.
MTA established working group to develop manual on business process in December 2017 and the work is completed. The manual on business process and system improvement was approved by the head of MTA in December 2018.
Upon request by the MoF, a change in implementation arrangements (addressing changes in PIU staffing and changes in the Government's and ADB's financing shares) is under preparation. The request was complicated in nature and went through various iterations, but has been submitted for approval on 30 September 2020.
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||As of March 2020, nine individual consultants are mobilized out of the proposed 16. Recruitment for Engineering Firm to develop Designs Specification and BOQ for Renovation of Workspace for PIMIS Implementing Agency and New Data Center is at the final stage, while two consulting firms' terms of reference are under review.|
|Procurement||As of March 2020, two goods packages are awarded and remaining nine packages are targeted to award within 2020.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Van Rijn, Johannes Jacobus Frederik|
|Responsible ADB Department||East Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Public Mgt, Financial Sector and Regional Coop Division, EARD|
Ministry of Finance (formerly Ministry of Finance and Economy)
S.Danzangiin Gudamj 5/1, Zasgiin Gazriin
II Bair, Ulaanbaatar 15160 Mongolia Mongolian Tax Authority
United Nations Street 5/1, Chingeltei
|Concept Clearance||13 Dec 2017|
|Fact Finding||15 May 2018 to 23 May 2018|
|MRM||19 Jul 2018|
|Approval||20 Sep 2018|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||30 Sep 2020|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|20 Sep 2018||02 Nov 2018||21 Nov 2018||30 Mar 2023||-||-|
|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||26.47||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||25.00||20 Sep 2018||12.37||0.00||49%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||20 Sep 2018||12.76||0.00||51%|
|Status of Covenants|
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|Contract Title||Approval Number||Contract Date||Contractor||Contractor Address||Executing Agency||Contract Description||Total Contract Amount (US$)||Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)|
|GD-04 LOT 1: SUPPLY OF ORACLE LICENSES||Loan 3709||09 Dec 2020||BODI ELECTRONICS LLC||PARK PLACE 901 CHINGGIS AVENUE 24 SUKHBAATAR DIST. ULAANBAATAR MONGOLIA||Ministry of Finance||SUPPLY OF GOODS||3,145,600.00||3,145,600.00|
|CS-01: PUBLIC INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT ICT EXPERT FOR PIMIS||Loan 3709||18 Mar 2020||RICHARD JOHN FARMER||11 FRAZIONE VIAIANO, FARIGLIANO 12060 CN, ITALY UNITED KINGDOM||Ministry of Finance||CONSULTANCY||150,000.00||150,000.00|
|GD05 - SUPPLY, INSTALL, AND WARRANTY SUPPORT FOR IT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR MINISTRY OF TAX ADMINISTRATION OFFICES - LOT 1||Loan 3709||26 Dec 2019||SUMMIT COMPUTER LLC||PC MALL TOWER, 4TH FLOOR, UNIVERSITY ST. SUKHBAATAR DISTRICT ULAANBAATAR MONGOLIA MONGOLIA||Ministry of Finance||SUPPLY OF GOODS||2,915,129.88||2,840,389.33|
|GD03 SUPPLY AND INSTALL IT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR DATA CENTER & DISASTER RECOVERY SITES FOR MTA, INCL ANNUAL TECH SUPPORT AND TRAINING FOR TECH STAFF||Loan 3709||19 Dec 2019||IT ZONE LLC||4TH FLR, CITY TOWER, SUKHBAATAR SQUARE, 5 BAGA TOIRUU, ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA MONGOLIA||Ministry of Finance||SUPPLY OF GOODS||3,154,600.00||3,154,600.00|