Provincial Coordination Committee (PCC) meeting concluded in Madhesh Province
25 November 2022, Janakpurdham, Dhanusha
The Provincial Coordination Committee (PCC) meeting of the Provincial and Local Governance Support Programme (PLGSP) of Madhesh Province was organized by the Provincial Programme Implementation Unit of PLGSP in Janakpur on 25 November 2022. The Provincial Coordination Committee which is the apex governance body in the province, is chaired by the Honorable Chief Minister and provides overall strategic guidance for the effective implementation of PLGSP for strengthening the federalization. The meeting was the first meeting held after the reformation of committee members of the local governments and their provincial umbrella associations namely, MuAN and NARMIN following the changes in leadership of local governments as a result of Local Level Election held on 13 May 2022.
The meeting was chaired by the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Lalbabu Raut and was attended by the PCC members representing the Principal Secretary of Madhesh Province Government, Mayor/Chairperson and Deputy Mayor/ViceChairperson of the Local Governments, LGs association, Secretaries of the Provincial Ministries, Provincial Financial Comptroller General and the Secretary/Provincial Programme Director of PLGSP from the Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers. The Hon’ble Vice-Chairperson of the Province Policy and Planning Commission, Dr. Bhogendra Jha also participated the PCC meeting as an invitee member along with other invitees including the Executive Director of the Provincial Research and Training Center and the senior officials from the Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers.
The new PCC members were briefed on the Provincial and Local Governance Support Programme and its provincial annual strategic implementation plan of the current fiscal year. The PCC meeting reviewed the progress of PLGSP of this fiscal year, endorsed the four innovative projects under the innovative partnership fund, and approved a list of local governments to be supported for the preparation of Revenue Improvement Action Plan, Capacity Development Plan, Periodic Plan, Internal Control System, and Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Strategy.