Community Driven Local Development Policy

SRSP is supporting the Govt of KP to achieve sustainable improvement in coverage and quality of public service delivery through active involvement of local communities. This project is also supported by European Union (EU)

CDLD is implemented on pilot basis in seven districts (Chitral, Dir upper, Dir Lower Malakand, Shangla, Swat and Buner) of Malakand Division.

EU is also providing support in community mobilization, design and cost estimation of the need and potential based projects. These projects are suggested by community organizations organized through the SRSP.

SRSP in partnership with EU, is providing Social Mobilization support to the Govt of KP in the implementation of CDLD policy.

Achievements
Since February 2015, SRSP has initiated activities of the DGCD Project under the CDLD policy of the KP Government on ground and achieved important milestones highlighted as follows:

Community Driven Local Development Policy
SRSP is supporting the Govt of KP to achieve sustainable improvement in coverage and quality of public service delivery through active involvement of local communities. This project is also supported by European Union (EU)

CDLD is implemented on pilot basis in seven districts (Chitral, Dir upper, Dir Lower Malakand, Shangla, Swat and Buner) of Malakand Division.

EU is also providing support in community mobilization, design and cost estimation of the need and potential based projects. These projects are suggested by community organizations organized through the SRSP.

SRSP in partnership with EU, is providing Social Mobilization support to the Govt of KP in the implementation of CDLD policy.

Achievements
Since February 2015, SRSP has initiated activities of the DGCD Project under the CDLD policy of the KP Government on ground and achieved important milestones highlighted as follows:

District

All 7 Districts

Visioning exercises held

6104

Households participated in visioning exercise

254569

Applications received by DC Office (nos.)

9031

Application shared/sent to SRSP

4689

No. Detailed projects submitted to DC

4224

No. Projects approved by DDC

4216

Social mobilization process carried out by SRSP with the selected communities and inclusive and democratic community based organizations were formed as per policy and agreed project document in the targeted VC/NCs. The details status of Community based organizations formed and skills developed are given in the table

District

All 7 Districts

No. CBO formed

4329

Community Orientation on CIF

209

Community Orientation on livelihood

208

CMST Conducted No. of Participants

8279

LMST Conducted No. of Participants

4074

CRPS Trained

608

Exposure Visits

38

  • Introductory sessions on Local Government Act 2013 delivered to 7459 elected representatives in all the districts.
  • 3801 Local Govt Elected Representatives trained on Local Governance and Grass Root Development
  • 1501 Local Govt Elected Representatives trained on Financial Management
  • Arranged 17 exposure visits for elected representatives to different parts of Malakand Division.
  • 1390 Village Development Plans developed at the village level for CBOs who got project under CDLD.
    Village Council Development Plans developed for 926
  • Village/Neighborhood councils.
  • A training for 91 District Administration Officials and Government Engineers from different departments held at Swat Serena Hotel Saidu Sharif, Swat.
  • In addition, seventy stakeholder’s meetings/workshops were held to develop an understanding of local elected representatives (Nazims, Councilors and members of provincial/national assemblies) on CDLD policy and importance of effective and efficient service delivery through all key stakeholders. These events proved instrumental to initiate and encourage dialogue process between communities and elected representatives/ government officials on issue communities are facing and their possible solutions with shared responsibilities

In addition, fifteen stakeholders meetings/workshops were held to develop an understanding of 476 local elected representatives (Nazims, Councilors and members of provincial/national assemblies) on CDLD policy and importance of effective and efficient service delivery through all key stakeholders. These events proved instrumental to initiate and encourage dialogue process between communities and elected representatives/ government officials on issue communities are facing and their possible solutions with shared responsibilities.