32264-013: Punjab Devolved Social Services Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Government of Punjab (PG) is short of resources in relation to its large socioeconomic needs. At the moment, the fiscal structure in Pakistan is heavily skewed in favor of the Government, with provinces and local governments both heavily reliant on fiscal transfers from the Government. In response, the Government has prepared a Poverty Reducation Strategy Paper (PRSP) with the provinces having developed similar province level PRSPs, which set out a comprehensive policy reform agenda to ... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 32264-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2144
Loan No. 2145
Approval Date 20 Dec 2004
Closing Date 05 Jun 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 150,000
Geographical Location Punjab Province
Sector Education
Health and social protection
Public sector management
Subsector Education sector development - social protection initiatives
Health system development
Mother and child health care
Public administration
Social protection initiatives
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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