Project Management

The Project Management Unit (PMU) within LGSD will assume direct responsibility for day to day project management, coordination and implementation. The PMU will take the lead role in planning, coordination and monitoring of the project performance in line with the project implementation schedule and facilitate day to day decisions for implementation of various components of the project and will be responsible for inter-institutional coordination.

The PMU will carry out the annual performance assessments of the GPs and Municipalities, quality assurance of the assessment, prepare  annual work programs, budgets, annual procurement plans, will disburse funds, review fund execution and accountability, oversee quarterly review meetings and contract and supervise project staff and consultancy assignments,  prepare reports and other documents and provide quality control.  The PMU will organize annual workshops/ seminars to present status of project implementation, progress and results of monitoring and evaluation.  The PMU will identify focal personnel for each project component, and they will be accountable for implementation, coordination, monitoring and reporting of their respective components and sub-components.  The designated focal points will work under the overall leadership of the Project Director and the Deputy Project Director, and their assignments are reviewed periodically, with formal reviews held quarterly and annually with the Secretary, LSGD.

Co-ordination Committee of the Project

In order to take decisions on various issues, Government have constituted Co-ordination Committee vide GO(Ms) No.168/2011/LSGD dated.05.08.2011 with the following officials:

Regular Members

1 Principal Secretary, Local Self Government Department Chairman
2 Secretary, Local Self Government Department Member
3 Principal Secretary, Finance Department or Representative Member
4 Principal Secretary, Planning Department or Representative Member
5 Project Director, KLGSDP Convener

Special Invitees

1 Director of Panchayat Member
2 Director of Urban Affairs Member
3 Director of Local Fund Audit Member
4 State Performance Audit Officer Member
5 Director, KILA Member
6 Director, SIRD- Member
7 Director, GIFT (DAC) Member
8 Chairman & Director, IKM Member

Joint Programme Committee

In order to take decisions on issues of co-ordination among various Execution Support Agencies (KILA, DAC & IKM) of the Project, Government have constituted Joint Programme Committee vide GO(Rt) No.1867/11/LSGD dated.05.08.2011 with the following members.

1 Principal Secretary, Local Self Government Department Member
2 Secretary, Local Self Government Department Convener
3 Project Director, KLGSDP Member
4 Director of Panchayat Member
5 Director of Urban Affairs Member
6 Director, KILA Member
7 Director, SIRD- Member
8 Director, GIFT (DAC) Member
9 Chairman & Director, IKM Member
10 Director of Local Fund Audit Special Invitee
11 State Performance Audit Officer Special Invitee

Steering Committee

In order to oversight and implementation of the component relating to creation of DAC (Decentralisation Analysis Cell) under KLGSDP, Government have constituted Steering Committee vide GO(Rt) No.1859/2011/LSGD dated.05.08.2011 with the following officials

 1 Principal Secretary, Local Self Government Department Chairman
2 Secretary, Local Self Government Department Member
3 Principal Secretary, Finance Department Member
4 Director of Panchayat Member
5 Director of Urban Affairs Member
6 State Performance Audit Officer Member
7 Director, GIFT Member
8 Director, DAC Member
9 Project Director, KLGSDP Convener