Development of District Periodical Plans (DPP) in Ramechhap District

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Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

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Project Period

August 2011 to March 2013

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Project Area


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Ramechhap with Manthali as its district headquarters covers an area of 1,546 km². Located in Eastern Nepal, it has a population of 202,646 with density of 133 per sq km (CBS, 2011).

District Periodic Plan (DPP) broadly contributes to the understanding of sectoral priorities, potentials and results in a framework that provides planning framework along with indicative budgetary provisions.

Services provided by SW Nepal

In undertaking this assignment, the firm supported the DDC Ramechhap in the development of a 5-year District Periodical Plan (DPP). SW Nepal ensured that all activities are conducted in close collaboration with local stakeholders and findings at every stage shared with them



The final periodic plan was then prepared based on an approach paper developed and agreed with local stakeholders including the DDC and a participatory workshop to agree the sectoral plans fed into the overall plan.