Strengthening of municipal services through improved local governments ( Completed)

Project TitleStrengthening of Municipal Services to Citizens through improved local governments - Support to Local Government program-II
Commissioned byFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, (BMZ)
DurationMay 2021- Feb 2022
Objectives1. To Provide technical assistance to the LGE&RDD KP for developing or improving statutory rules under the LG Act 2013.
2. To provide technical assistance for enhancing regulations, procedures and guidelines for the efficient delivery of identified municipal services.
3. To build capacity of LG staff and elected officeholders through a strengthened Local Governance School (LGS) that delivers training based on enhanced capacity development instruments, tools and approaches.
4. To strengthen the capacity of the Regional Municipal Office (RMO) and the office of Superintending Engineer (SE) for more efficient oversight and monitoring functions.
Geographic FocusKhyber Pakhtunkhwah (KP) - Swat, Haripur, Kohat
Target Groups and beneficiariesLocal Government Elections and Rural Development Department (LGE&RDD) KP, Tehsils Local Governments
DescriptionCPDI and GIZ are implementing a project titled Strengthening of municipal Services to Citizens through improved local governments. Main Aim of the project is to Pilot-test improved mechanism for efficient and effective delivery of municipal services by tehsil local governments and to advise LGE&RDD KP on the institutionalization and upscaling of such pilot approaches. The project is funded by German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).