NASC conducted a half-day orientation program on 03 Chaitra, 2077 to Gender Focal Persons (GFP) of sectoral ministries to make effective implementation of Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) in the budget making process of Nepal.
Dr. Rajan Khanal, Executive Director, NASC chaired the program and made his opening remarks about the importance of GRB and role of GFPs. Similarly, Mr. Dhani Ram Sharma, Joint Secretary of Ministry of Finance discussed the gender concerns in the sectoral ministries and addressed the queries of the participants. Ms. Roshani Devi Shrestha, Joint Secretary of Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizen delivered a session on specific roles of GFPs in the sectoral budget process. Similarly, Ms. Kusum Bista oriented the participants on the GRB process and technicalities concerning GRB.
The program was successfully conducted as a part of Rapid Assessment conducted by NASC in the domain of GRB.