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Municipal Finance and Capacity Building (MFCB) Programme Progress-June

 Municipal Finance and Capacity Building (MFCB) Programme

Programme Status

Last Update: July 1, 2022

Start Date: 1 Feb 2019

Expected Completion Date: 31 January 2023

Total Activities: 49

Completed Activities: 7

 
 

 

Output level Progress status

A. Physical Progress

Progress Status

Progress %

Completed Activities

Output1: Enhanced capacity of municipalities to develop/ update long term strategic plan

27

1.      Inception Workshop (1.1.1)

2.      Procurement and Contract Management Training (1.1.8)

Output2: Enhanced Capacity of municipalities to develop investment pipeline for improved urban infrastructure and services

29

3.      Conduct pre-feasibility study for potential investments (2.1.2)

 

Output3: Enhanced Capacity of municipalities to develop investment pipeline for improved urban infrastructure and services

28.3

  • The activities under this output are in progress

Output4: Enhanced Capacity of municipalities to develop investment pipeline for improved urban infrastructure and services

30

4.      Support for preparation of Municipal Investment Facility guidelines including revision of existing common loan and grants policy (4.2.1)

5.      Develop loan recovery policy and guidelines for TDF (4.2.2)

6.      Develop PPP financing policy, manual/guidelines for TDF (4.3.2)

7.      Conduct Study on gap analysis between best practices of other relevant municipal development banks and TDF (4.1.2)

Average Physical progress, % as of June 2022

29

 

MFCB Activities Progress Status

Ref No.

Activities

Expected Completion Date

Progress, %

Status

Plan

1.1.1

Inception workshop

 

100

Complete

 

1.1.2

Support for preparation and review of municipal Strategic Plan and Profiling

June-22

33

5-IUDPs Review

Review and report findings- 10 IUDPs

1.1.3

Support for preparation of common LED Strategy for municipalities

July-22

5

Document complete for procurement

Once LED document from MOFAGA; will be materialized

1.1.4

Municipal Financing Strategy Developed

Autust-22

15

RFP Evaluation

Contract agreement

1.1.5

Training and Preparation of Medium Term Expenditure Plan for the Municipality

Autust-22

15

RFP Evaluation

Contract agreement

1.1.6

Training and Preparation of Capital Investment Plan and Asset Management Plan

Autust-22

15

RFP Evaluation

Contract agreement

1.1.7

Prepare Revenue Improvement Action Plan (RIAP)

June-22

70

Gorkha-final report; Hetauda-consultant mobilized and Birendranagar-Inception report received

Follow up consultants for Hetauda and  Birendranagar

1.1.8

Procurement and Contract Management Training

 

100

Complete

 

1.1.9

Support Preparation of Procurement Plans

August-22

0

 –

Plan and expedite

1.1.10

Prepare ICT based Guidelines and procedure document for IPT/Business Tax and House Rent Tax

Autust-22

15

Document complete for procurement

Proceed for procurement

1.1.12

Conduct seminars/workshops for advocating climate resilient and sustainable urban infrastructures

September-22

20

Training of in house staff completed. Preparation for the event

Proceed training event

1.1.13

Organize workshops to prepare civic education materials on disaster risk reduction for CBOs

September-22

20

Event preparation completed

Proceed training event

1.2.1

Support Selected pilot municipalities in automation of financial reporting including expenditure tracking system

August-22

0

Pilot municipalities selected

Write a concept note and prepare plan for support to pilot municipalities

1.2.2

Support pilot municipalities in designing and implementing street addressing system and house numbering system

April-22

35

Inception report submitted

Proceed for procurement

1.2.3

Support to establish database of key taxes and service delivery in selected pilot municipalities

November-22

15

Evaluation Stage ( merging with 1.2.5)

Contract agreement

1.2.4

Introduce e-building permit system

September-22

15

Notice publishing stage

 Issue RFP

1.2.5

Support ICT-based municipal service delivery

November-22

15

Evaluation Stage ( merging with 1.2.3)

Contract agreement

1.2.6

Conduct advanced ICT Training to key officials of selected pilot municipalities for implementation of integration of revenue and service delivery

August-22

5

Dhulikhel Municipality ward no 4 has been selected to be piloted

Finalize concept for the training

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.1

Support Project Development

 

 

 

 

2.1.1

Training and support on project development, including checklist, screening and prioritization of potential projects

November-22

15

Guideline under preparation

Finalize the Guideline

2.1. 2

Conduct pre-feasibility study for potential investments

 

 

Complete

 

2.1.3

Prepare Detailed Project Reports for bankable investment projects

September-22

15

ToR finalized-RFP process

Proceed for RFP

2.1.4

Support Design and Finance for urban regeneration including land development

October-22

15

ToR finalized-RFP process

Proceed for RFP

2.1.5

Develop feasibility/DPR project pipeline for Smart Water Grid (SWG)

August-22

0

Preliminary discussion held, waiting for concept note

Coordinate with the team-Municipality, water supply board

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.1.1

Training on Participatory planning and budgeting process

June-22

0

Concept note under process in line with MOFAGA “local level budgeting and planning working procedure”

Prepare concept note

3.2.1

Support municipalities to prepare communication strategy for citizen engagement and public accountability in municipal services and taxation

August-22

55

Inception report submitted

Contract administration

3.2.2

Support mechanisms to disclose key information in the municipality website in accordance with Right to Information Act

January-23

10

Concept note developed

Conduct web based information sharing

3.2.3

Support to ensure public hearing are conducted

January-23

80

Public hearing-Notes collected from concerned municipalities

 

3.2.4

Prepare common Grievance handling policy and operation manual for municipality

Autust-22

25

Consultant mobilized on February

Contract administration

3.2.5

Support CSO capacity for demand of services

March-22

0

 –

Prepare concept note

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.1

Support actions on non-grant financing products

 

 

 

 

4.1.1

Conduct Credit Rating Assessment of TDF

October-22

20

Consultant mobilized

Contract administration

4.1.2

Conduct Study on gap analysis between best practices of other relevant municipal development banks and TDF

September-22

100

Final Report submitted

 

4.1.3

Strengthen TDF’s online municipal project finance application system

December-22

10

Concept note finalized

Prepare consulting report

4.1.4

Strengthen database and M/E system of TDF

December-22

20

 AMS contracting phase-system development phase

Draft concept note

4.1.5

Strengthen TDF’s Appraisal System

August-22

20

Contract signed

Contract agreement

4.1.6

Preparation of DPR of model green building

August-22

20

RFP stage

complete evaluation and proceed for procurement

4.1.7

Provincial workshop conducted in 7 provinces on TDF’s Business Products, Services and application procedures tec.

December-22

71

Supplementary workshop planned to conduct on September

 

4.1.8

Support the preparatory works for bond issuance strategy and guidelines

June-22

0

 –

Sr. Banker will work out while on board

4.1.9

Conduct Market Study for bond issuance

June-22

0

 –

Sr. Banker will work out while on board

4.2.1

Support for preparation of Municipal Investment Facility guidelines including revision of existing common loan and grants policy

 

100

Complete

 

4.2.2

Develop loan recovery policy and guidelines for TDF

 

100

Complete

 

4.2.3

Develop Impact Investment Strategy and Operation systems

May-22

0

 –

Draft ToR

4.2.4

Develop Potential Impact Investment Concept Notes (related to climate resilient urban infrastructure) for implementation

January-22

30

3 Concept notes have been produced

3 Concept notes have been produced

4.2.5

Develop feasibility studies and DPRs for climate resilient urban infrastructure

June-22

15

ToR for detailed tudy finalized

Proceed for RFP with revisiting ToR

4.2.6

Support advocacy and policy intervention on various related thematic areas including energy efficiency investments

June-22

0

 –

NEEP regular program-energy audit

4.2.7

Conduct workshops and conferences on lessons learned from the MFCB pertaining to municipal finance

January-23

0

 –

Draft concept note, and discussion models

4.3.1

Conduct workshop and initiation of PPP for high impact projects

October-22

0

 –

Develop concept note and workout while PPP Expert on board

4.3. 2

Develop PPP financing policy, manual/guidelines for TDF

 

 

Complete

 

4.4

Conduct Impact Assessment of sector wise projects supported by TDF (Water Supply, Bus Park and Commercial Complex) including TDF’s contribution to the national economy

July-22

25

Contract signed

Contract administration

4.5

Conduct Study on TDF’s role, opportunities and challenges in the changed federal context

June-22

0

 –

Draft ToR

4.6

Conduct Twinning Programme with an International Agency working on municipal infrastructure financing institution, such as Netherlands Municipal Bank (BNG) and Exposure Visits 18 personnel for Capacity Development

 

0

 –

 

 B. Financial Progress

Budget Heading

Total Cost
(EUR)

Total Cost
(EUR)

Cumulated costs (before current report) (EUR)

Cumulated costs (from start of implementation to present report included) (EUR)

Balance (EUR)

 1. Human Resources

                      176,610

                      26,716

                                –  

                                     26,716

             149,894

 2. Travel

                        47,987

                         2,124

                                –  

                                        2,124

               45,863

 3. Equipment and supplies

                      411,677

                         3,090

                      77,902

                                     80,993

             330,684

 4. Local office

                        31,672

                      11,567

                         2,228

                                     13,796

               17,877

 5. Other costs, services

                      978,770

                      43,132

                      11,732

                                     54,864

             923,905

 6. Other

                      291,780

                      79,451

                         8,922

                                     88,372

             203,407

 Total

                  1,938,495

                    166,080

 

                                   266,865

         1,671,630

 

 

 

 

13.77%