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New Screening Committee of SIRF

Venue : National Planning Commission, Singha Durbar, Kathmandu
Time : 24 September 2009

Remarks :

The meeting dated 24th September 2009 formed the new Screening Committee for the SIRF Assistance Program Phase II (15 July 2009 – 31 December 2012). The meeting was chaired by Dr. Yubaraj Khatiwada, Vice Chair of National Planning Commission and other participant of the meeting were Mr. Teerthe Dhakal Program Director of NPC, Mr. Bhuban Karki, Under Secretary of Ministry of Finance, Mr. Hans Heijdra Director of SNV Nepal, and Dr. Manju Thapa Tuladhar, Mohan Das Manandhar and Sita Rana of SIRF/ SNV Nepal. The meeting decided that the term of new members will begin from the date of appointment letter issuance and will end on 31st December 2012. The new Screening Committee members are as follow:


Dr Ganesh Man Gurung, Chairperson

Dr Sumitra Manandhar Gurung, Member representing Women

Dr. Madan P. Pariyar, Member representing Dalits

Dr Saket Thakur, Member representing Madhesi

Dr Mukta S. Tamang, Member representing Janajati

Ms Maimoona Siddiqui, Member representing Minority groups/Muslim

Dr Saubhagya Shah, Member representing Marginalized Groups/Karnali Region

Mr Bhuban Karki, Member representing Ministry of Finance, GON

Mr Teertha Raj Dhakal, Member representing National Planning Commission

Prof Dr T.K. Oommen, International Member


The first meeting of newly formed Screening Committee is planned to be held in on 14 and 15 October, 2009.

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