Punjab Cities Governance Improvement Project

The flagship project of Urban Unit “Punjab Cities Governance Improvement Project (PCGIP)” is a five year long World Bank funded initiative being implemented by the Government of Punjab. The project focuses on strengthening the institutional capacity and service delivery of local governments in five key cities; Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Lahore, Multan and Rawalpindi. PCGIP comprises of 3 distinct components, with Component 1 focusing on two areas of urban governance that are aligned with seven Disbursement Link Indicators (DLIs) that address different aspects of the project’s core pillars. DLIs 1-4 address resource planning and management while DLIs 5-7 address transparency and voice in the preparation, monitoring and evaluation of plans and programs in five target City District Governments (CDGs) and Water and Sanitation Agencies (WASAs).