Project Advisory Committee (PAC) – DCRL

Participants of PAC meeting

DCRL held a first Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting on February 28, 2022, with the objective of receiving policy and strategic guidance, as well as project implementation direction from the PAC members. Dr. Pem Narayan Kandel, Secretary, Ministry of Forests and Environment (MoFE), chaired the meeting (MoFE). The meeting was attended by the division chiefs of the respective departments under MOFE and other departments from related ministries, as well as the Assistant Resident Representative of UNDP Country Office Nepal and other UNDP representatives.

Dr. Pem Narayan Kandel highlighted, “The technical assistance provided by the project in the formulation of Climate Friendly Local Integrated Watershed Management Operation Directives 2078 in the four project working municipalities and publication in a local gazette is a significant achievement that helps in localizing the watershed management policies at the local government level.” These directives can be replicated by other local governments across the country in the coming days.”