GOVERNMENT FOCAL POINTS:

Baikuntha Aryal | Joint Secretary | Ministry of Finance | baryal@mof.gov.np

Prakash Mathema | Joint Secretary (Technical) and Chief of Climate Change Management Division | Ministry of Environment | pmathema@moenv.gov.np / mathema7@yahoo.com

MDB FOCAL POINTS (country level):

ADB:
Priyanthi Wijayatunga | pwijayatunga@adb.org

IFC:
Pavol Vajda | Senior Operations Officer | pvajda@ifc.org

WB:
Mohua Mukherjee | Sr. Energy Specialist | Mmukherjee@worldbank.org

COUNTRY MISSIONS:

Scoping Mission: February 3-8, 2011
Completion Report  

Joint Mission: July 4-11, 2011
Notification | Terms of Reference | Completion Report

IP Revision Joint Mission: January 13-16, 2015
Term of Reference

INVESTMENT PLAN:

Nepal - Investment Plan  | Expert Quality Review  | Proposed Revision to the Investment Plan French | Spanish) | Presentation
Original Investment Plan endorsed on November 1, 2011
Endorsed by the Sub-Committee on May 9, 2012 (Approved Decision)
Revised Investment Plan endorsed by the Sub-Committee on May 7, 2015 (Approved Decision)

Comments received from the Sub-Committee:
Switzerland (November 4, 2011)
SECO (November 4, 2011)
Norway (November 9, 2011)
Switzerland State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO (May 1, 2014)
Switzerland (April 21, 2015) 
United Kingdom (April 23, 2015)
Switzerland ( May 4, 2015)
United Kingdom ( May 4, 2015)
United Kingdom ( May 7, 2015)

Response to the Sub-Committee:
ADB Response to Switzerland and United Kingdom (April 27, 2015) 
ADB Response to United Kingdom (May 1, 2015)

Investment Plan Preparation Grant 
Approved on April 5, 2011

PROJECTS:

PSSA: ABC Business Models for Off-Grid Energy Access
Cover page | Project Document (PID)MPIS | Proposed Decision 
Approved on July 21, 2017 (Approval Notification)
Comments and Responses
United Kingdom ( June 29, 2017)
World Bank (July 18, 2017)


Nepal: South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation Power System Expansion Project (SREP) - (Additional Financing)
Cover Note | Proposed Decision | Project Document | MDB Project Implementation Services (MPIS)
Approved March 30, 2016 (Approved Decision)
Approved amounts:
USD 20.0 million (grant funding)
USD 430,000 (MPIS)
Comments and Responses:
Switzerland (March 14, 2016)
United States (March 21, 2016)
ADB (March 22, 2016)

South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation Power System Expansion Project: Rural Electrification Through Renewable Energy
Project Details
Cover Note | Project Document | Proposed Decision | MDB Project Implementation Services (MPIS)
Approved on May 9, 2014 (Approved Decision)
Approved amount(s):
USD 11.2 million (grant funding)
USD 120,000 (MPIS Final tranche)

Comments and Responses:
Switzerland (May 1, 2014)
Switzerland (May 6, 2014) 
United Kingdom (May 6, 2014)
Switzerland (May 8, 2014)

ADB Response to Switzerland (May 5, 2014) 
ADB Response to United Kingdom (May 9, 2014)

Extended Biogas Program
Project Details
Cover Page | Project Document  | Proposed Decision | MDB Project Implementation Services (MPIS) 
Approved on February 3, 2014 (Approved Decision)
Approved Amount(s):
USD 7.9 Million (grant funding)
USD 650,000 (MPIS Second tranche)

Comments and Responses:
Netherlands  (January 24, 2014) 
United Kingdom (January 31, 2014)  
IBRD Response to United Kingdom  (March 19, 2014)  

MDB Project Implementation Services (MPIS)
MPIS Template | Proposed Decision for MPIS  
Approved on May 18, 2012 (Approved Decision)
Approved amount(s):
USD 325,000 (First tranche)

Comments and Responses:
United Kingdom (May 17, 2012) 
United Kingdom (May 18, 2012)

Project Preparation Grant
Proposed Decision | Project Preparation Grant Proposal
Approved on October 10, 2012 (Approved Decision)
Approved amount(s):
USD 120,000

Comments and Responses:
United Kingdom (October 10, 2012)


ABC Business Models for Off-Grid Energy Access in Nepal (IBRD)
Project Details
Cover Page  | MDB Project Implementation Services (MPIS) | Proposed Decision
Approved on January 14, 2013 (Approved Decision)
Approved Amount(s): 
USD 300,000 (MPIS First tranche)

Comments and Responses:
Japan (December 26, 2013) 

(Canceled) Small Hydropower Finance Program (ADB and IFC)
Project Details
Proposed Decision | Program Proposal
Approved on October 31, 2012 (Approved Decision)
USD 1.0 million (grant funding)
USD 19.0 million (concessional fnance)
MDB Project Implementation Support and Supervision Services
USD 644,000 (MPIS Final tranche for ADB)
USD 400,000 (MPIS Final tranche for IFC)

Comments and Responses:
United Kingdom (October 25, 2012)
United States (October 25, 2012)