Who does what

Enrollment Process. Photo credit: World Bank

The Government of Nepal's Housing Reconstruction Program is an owner-driven program which is supported through community mobilization, training, technical assistance and a uniform grant for affected households.  Under the leadership of  the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), the program's implementation structure has both, flexibility as well as regular monitoring and evaluation to ensure that implementation is responsive to the needs of beneficiaries.

  • Overall, the NRA is responsible for policy guidance, coordination, and oversight of the government’s housing reconstruction program.
  • Within the National Reconstruction Authority, a Program Management Unit coordinates and oversees implementation of program activities and the reconstruction process.
  • The  Central Level Project Implementation Units (CLPIUs) and District Level Project Implementation Units (DLPIUs) under Ministry of Urban Development (MOUD) and the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MOFAGA) have now been brought under administrative control of National Reconstruction Authority. The CLPIU/DLPIUs under MoUD are called CLPIU/DLPIUs- Building and the CLPIU/DLPIUs under MoFAGA are now called CLPIU/DLPIUs, Grant Management and Local Infrastructure (GMALI).
  • MOFALD and MOUD have established and staffed the Central-Level Project Implementation Units (CL-PIU) in Kathmandu.
  • The CLPIU GMALI is responsible for managing grant-facilitating payments of housing grants and safeguard implementation. 
  • The CLPIU Building is responsible for overall technical assistance and inspection of reconstructed houses, which includes defining housing standards and designs, revising and approving training, and coordinating technical assistance across the program.