Press Release

DFID-funded SNG Programme Sensitizes Young innovators on the upcoming Innovation opportunities in the KP

Peshawar, March 11, 2020

The Sub-National Governance Programme (SNG) is launching the first round of the Innovation Challenge Fund (ICF) to support Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government in improving Public Finance Management and expanding fiscal space. In this connection, the Programme held an orientation for prospective young entrepreneurs and IT experts from Peshawar at the Institute of Management Sciences (IM Sciences) Peshawar.

Consultative Session to enhance Women’s participation in Local Government Service Delivery in KP

Peshawar, March 13, 2020

The Sub-National Governance Programme (SNG) is launching the first round of the Innovation Challenge Fund (ICF) to support Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government in improving Public Finance Management and expanding fiscal space. In this connection, the Programme held a consultation session with civil society representatives from the KP aiming their support in facilitating marginalized especially women’s access to the local government service delivery through the SNG’s Innovation and Challenge Fund (ICF). The fund will be launched later this month to help the KP government in strengthening policies ultimately resulting in more revenues, better financial management, and inclusive and accountable governance mechanisms.

Training on integrated budgeting and PIFRA system organized

Peshawar, March 3, 2020

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded Sub-National Governance Programme (SNG) held a training workshop for financial management officers of higher education, social welfare and finance department on the implementation of Integrated Budget Call Circular (IBCC) and PIFRA systems (a financial management system for keeping track of allocations and expenditures). Implementation of IBCC and PIFRA will bring efficiency and transparency in these departments and will also help in autonomous decision making.