RWSSFDB - Board board members

Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Fund

Development Board (RWSSFDB)

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The Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Fund Development Board (Fund Board), established on March 14, 1996 by the Government of Nepal (GoN) under the Development Board Act 1956, is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation (MoWSS), promoting and integrating community-led, demand-driven and participatory approach in rural drinking water and sanitation (RWSS) services all over the country. The prime objectives to set up the Fund Board were to: (i) bring about fundamental changes in the conventional supply-oriented approach to a demand-driven approach and participatory decision making and, (ii) support the government in sector policy making and development efforts. The major funding agency is the IDA/World Bank and with contributions coming from GoN and the communities.

The Fund Board is governed by an autonomous Board chaired by a Chairperson.

  • Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation (MoWSS) – Joint Secretary

  • Ministry of Federal Affairs and  Local Development (MoFALD) – Joint Secretary

  • Association of DDCs in Nepal (ADDCN) – Representative

  • National Association of VDCs in Nepal (NAVIN) – Representative

  • Three Members nominated by Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation (MoWSS) representing NGO sector, Private Sector and Women 

  • Executive Director of the Fund Board –Secretary 

The Board’s policies and plans are executed by the Fund Board Secretariat through the mobilization and deployment of 48 core staff, led by an Executive Director.  

 

S.N Name Organization Name Position
1 Bhumi Nanda Devkota NGO Chairperson
2 Ram Chandra Devkota

Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation

Member
3 Kedar Nath Sharma Ministry of Federal Affairs and local Development Member
4 Krishna Prasad Jaishi Association of DDC Nepal Member
5 Basudev Basnet National Association of VDCs in Nepal Member
6 Mana Dahal NGO Member
7 Dhundi Raj Dahal Engineer from Private Sector Member
8 Bhupendra Prasad Aryal

Rural Water Supply and Sanitation FundDevelopment Board

Secretary