PM forms a donor coordination committee for reconstructionPrime Minister and Chairman of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Consultative Council Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday formed the development assistance coordination and facilitation committee.
Prime Minister and Chairman of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Consultative Council Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday formed the development assistance coordination and facilitation committee.
A meeting of the council held on October 4 had charged PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal with the responsibility of forming the committee.
The committee to be headed by NRA Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will have one each representative from Indian government, Chinese government, World Bank, and Asian Development Bank.
Likewise, the committee will have two members from Nepal-based International Development Partner Organisations, president or a representative from Federation of Nepali Chambers of Commerce and Industry, President or representative of Non-Governmental Organisation Federation, and chairman or representative of International NGOs.
NRA Secretary will be the member secretary of the committee.
Secretary at Prime Minister’s Office or Cabinet Secretariat or appointed representative, secretary at Finance Ministry or appointed representative, secretary at Foreign Ministry or appointed representative, secretary at National Planning Commission or appointed representative, and Financial Comptroller General or appointed representative will be invited in the committee.
The committee can also invite consultative council, director committee, office bearers or members of chief executive committee, and other stakeholders or concerned bodies.
The role, responsibility and authority of the committee will be to coordinate and facilitate the civil society and national international development partners involved in reconstruction works being run with the supporter of development aid.
Likewise, the committee will influence national and international development partners, civil society and private sector wishing to help Nepal for the reconstruction of earthquake ravaged infrastructure and rehabilitation of the people and families affected by the earthquake.
The scope of the committee also include monitoring and reviewing of the reconstruction and rehabilitation programmes in order to make them effective, and providing advises to the Nepal government, NRA, and concerned development partner organisations and bodies regarding the same.
Apart from doing other works assigned by NRA Consultative Council, Directive Committee and Executive Committee in a bid to make the reconstruction and rehabilitation work effective, the committee will also take initiatives to bring uniformity in the reconstruction and rehabilitation programmes run with development assistance.
Likewise, the committee can prepare its working guidelines and carry out its work by forming sub-committees and taskforces.