PID receives GESI and Environment+Social Compliance Awards
The Country Portfolio Review Meeting (CPRM) 2018 of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) began in Kathmandu on March 8, 2019.
On the occasion, Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited, Project Implementation Directorate (PID) received ADB’s Exemplary Contribution Award (Gender Equality and Social Inclusion) as well as Exemplary Contribution Award (Environment and Social Compliance Monitoring). Project Director Tiresh Prasad Khatri received the awards on behalf of PID in the presence of Secretary of the Ministry of Water Supply Dipendra Nath Sharma, Deputy Director General of ADB/SARD Diwesh Sharan, ADB/NRM Country Director Mukhtor Khamudkhanov, ADB's Urban Development Specialist Vivian Casto-Wooldridge and other distinguished guests.
The CPRM, co-chaired by the Ministry of Finance and ADB and joined by the concerned line ministries of the Goverrnment, aims to i) assess the performance against key portfolio indicators in 2018; ii) review the status of implementation of all projects and programs with the concerned line ministries; iii) discuss sector and project specific issues affecting portfolio performance; iv) review the progress of agreed actions during the last portfolio review; v) review and agree on 2019 contract award and disbursement projections; and vi) prepare and agree on the comprehensive action plan for 2019.