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02 Dec 2016
World Bank Approves $150 Million to Modernize Nepal’s Social Protection and Civil Registration Systems
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The World Bank has approved a credit of US$ 150 million to help the Government of Nepal expand coverage of civil registration and modernize the delivery of social security allowances. Over a five year period, the Strengthening Systems for Social Protection and Civil Registration Project will support the establishment of a comprehensive national population register and the phased introduction of electronic-payments to deliver social security allowances in 25 of Nepal’s 75 districts. The new project will also help strengthen related processes and institutional capacity at the central and local levels.

The World Bank Press release 

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