52132-001: Advancing Gender Budgeting in Select States | Asian Development Bank

India: Advancing Gender Budgeting in Select States

Sovereign (Public) Project | 52132-001 Status: Proposed

The knowledge and support technical assistance (KSTA) will contribute to strengthening gender mainstreaming processes and instruments and their implementation within government stakeholders in India, specifically select state departments and executing and implementing agencies of Asian Development Bank (ADB)-supported projects. To achieve this, the TA will help (i) create and strengthen mechanisms that can methodically and systematically incorporate gender-responsive measures across sectors; (ii) enhance the capacity of state department officers in applying gender budgeting tools; (iii) develop customized resources on gender-responsive planning and budgeting across select sectors and thematic areas; and (iv) develop an e-governance tool that collates information on schemes and entitlements related to women, including good practices on gender mainstreaming across sectors and thematic areas.

Project Details

Project Officer
Khan, Prabhjot R. South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • India
Sector
  • Transport
 
Project Name Advancing Gender Budgeting in Select States
Project Number 52132-001
Country India
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Irrigation

Education / Education sector development

Energy / Energy utility services

Transport / Road transport (non-urban)

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description The knowledge and support technical assistance (KSTA) will contribute to strengthening gender mainstreaming processes and instruments and their implementation within government stakeholders in India, specifically select state departments and executing and implementing agencies of Asian Development Bank (ADB)-supported projects. To achieve this, the TA will help (i) create and strengthen mechanisms that can methodically and systematically incorporate gender-responsive measures across sectors; (ii) enhance the capacity of state department officers in applying gender budgeting tools; (iii) develop customized resources on gender-responsive planning and budgeting across select sectors and thematic areas; and (iv) develop an e-governance tool that collates information on schemes and entitlements related to women, including good practices on gender mainstreaming across sectors and thematic areas.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy In India, though the Government has instituted comprehensive laws and schemes, including Gender Budgeting scheme and has established the necessary mechanisms to operationalize the same, yet the effectiveness of such measures, due to weak capacities of government staff, low budget priorities and limited inter-agency synergy and several other bottlenecks are a concern. However, given the size and diversity of India as well as the growing number of stakeholders involved in governance, entry of new staff for new projects, and transfer of trained staff to other government posts, the need for capacity development remains expansive. Moreover, with greater devolution of funds from the union government to state governments through the Fourteenth Finance Commission and the increasing share of funds for state governments to implement development program, it is imperative to invest efforts in gender budgeting capacity development at the state level.
Impact Greater gender benefits through government schemes and programs, and ADB-supported projects
Outcome Enhanced institutional capacities of government officials in gender budgeting and gender mainstreaming.
Outputs

Output 1: GB mechanisms are established, refined and strengthened

Output 2: Knowledge products including customized training modules developed

Output 3: GB capacities of government stakeholders strengthened

Output 4: E-governance tool developed

Geographical Location Nation-wide, India
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services An international consulting firm will be recruited using QCBS selection method. ADB will engage the firm and carry out the procument following the ADB's procument policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and it associated staff instructions.
Procurement Not required
Responsible ADB Officer Khan, Prabhjot R.
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India
Room No. 305, 3rd Floor, A-Wing,
Shastri Bhawan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 21 Sep 2018
Fact Finding 31 Oct 2018 to 28 Nov 2018
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 25 Sep 2018

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