Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development - Local Governance and Community Development Program – II Regional Coordination Unit (RCU) – Dhulikhel was established on July 16, 2014 in Dhulikhel, Kavrepalanchwok.
RCU- Dhulikhel is accountable for effective service delivery, local development and citizen empowerment in 8 districts of Bagmati Zone (Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Kavrepalanchok, Sindhupalchok, Dhading, Nuwakot and Rasuwa), 2 districts of Janakpur zone (Dolakha and Ramechhap) and 3 districts of Sagarmath zone ( Okhaldunga, Solukhumbhu and Kotang) along with associated municipalities of cited districts. So, RCU Dhulikhel is responsible for managing the LGCDP II program activities in 13 districts, 38 municipalities and 532 VDCs under the region.
RCU Dhulikhel coordinates, mobilizes and supervises 12 District Governance Experts (DGEs) based at District Development Committee Offices (DDCs) , 13 Urban Governance Expert (UGEs) based at Metro/Sub Metro and Municipalities offices and 24 (twenty four) Information and Communication Technology Volunteers (ICTv) placed at DDC and Metro/Sub Metro and Municipalities Offices.
Mr. Puspa Basnet leads RCU office pertaining dual role as Regional Coordinator cum Regional Governance and Capacity Development Expert. Mr. Basnet has local development level expertize and an extensive development sector experience in developing strategy, local governance, consulting and planning as well as in development administration for over 18 years working under Development Agencies. With extensive domain knowledge in various projects and project management abilities and a strong network within the donor agency and multilateral community he believes that building the local bodies’ capacity will be enhanced by strengthening good governance. Along with RCU Coordinator other six thematic experts join hands together in area and position of Monitoring Reporting and Accountability Expert, Social Mobilization and Community Mediation Expert, Livelihood and Local Economic Development Expert, Gender and Social Inclusion Expert, Social Protection and Vital Registration Officer, and Information and Communication Technology Expert. In supporting role one Program Associate for Accounts, Finance and Administration, two drivers , one helping staff and one security personnel are engaged in RCU – Dhulikhel.
Regional Coordination Unit - Dhulikhel, Kavre
Tel: (+977) -11-490988/80
Fax: (+977) -11-490312