Punjab Cities Program (PCP)

Punjab Cities Project (PCP)

GoPb launched the Punjab Growth Strategy (PGS) highlighted the role of cities as engines of economic growth with urban development as a key drivers and consequently it was proposed that the ‘Punjab Cities Program” instead of Punjab Municipal Services Improvement Project (Phase– II) may be launched as Program for Results (P for R).The proposed Program for the cities of Punjab will build on the strong foundations already laid in the ULGs through the closed Punjab

The objective is to strengthen institutional interventions taken up under PMSIP and finance the gaps in municipal services infrastructure in some more intermediate and secondary cities to improve the municipal service delivery level.

Project Area:       

Selected Municipal Committees of Punjab except falling under the World Bank funded PCGIP and ADB funded PICIIP

Bahawalnagar, Burewala, Daska, Gojra, Hafizabad, Jaranwala, Jhang, Jhelum, Kamalia, Kamoki, Khanewal, Kot Addu, Muridke, Okara,Vehari & Wazirabad         

Project Component:      

  • Governance, Accountability & planning
  • Sustainable Financing for Service Delivery
  • Investment for Enhance Service Delivery & Livability                                 

Duration                        05 Years

Proposed Cost             US$ 200 million

The result areas of this project are:

  • Performance based grants and financial reporting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Development and Asset management planning
  • Budgeting, Financial Management and Audit
  • Own Source Revenue (OSR) mobilization and administration
  • Procurement and Contract Management
  • Infrastructure Investments
  • Accountability, Transparency and Complaint Handling
  • Monitoring Service Delivery Outcomes