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Rural Reconstruction and Rehabilitaion Sectoral Development Program (RRRSDP)

Local Development

RRRSDP is aimed at reducing rural poverty in hill, mountain and Terai districts where isolation and hardships are common. The program will focus on immediate post conflict development priorities for accelerated poverty reduction and inclusive development. The objectives are to improve connectivity, enhance economic and employment opportunities and increase access to market and social services of rural communities.

  • The target of the program will be proportion of rural population below poverty line dropped from current 34.6% to 25% by 2020.
  • The project was introduced on January 2007 and will conclude on December 2011.
  • The project covers 20 districts including Panchthar, Ilam, Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, and Dhankuta from the Eastern Development Region; Sindhuli, Dolakha, Sindhupalchowk, Kabhrepalanchok, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Kathmandu, and Chitawan from the Central Development Region; Manang, Mustang, and Parbat from the Western Development Region; Rolpa and Rukum from the Mid-Western Development Region; and Dadeldhura from the Far-Western Development Region.
  • Ministry of Local Development (MLD) is the executing agency for the project, and Department of Local Infrastructure Development and Agricultural Roads (DoLIDAR) will be the central implementing agency.
  • At the village level, village infrastructure construction coordination committees (VICCCs) will be constituted in each VDC where projects will be implemented.

Individuals, families, community

Eligibility criteria:
Contact for further information:

Rural Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Sector Development Program (RRRSDP), Project Coordination Unit (PCU)
Ekantakuna, Jawalakhel, Lalitpur
Contact No: 977-1-5536690/691, 5537074

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