In district 5 of Kandahar City at the Gozer level, a project was inaugurated, and another project was put into services

Sep 14, 2019                                                                  

In district five of Kandahar city, a  Guzar project was officially started and another was put into services. The ceremony was attended by Mr. Timor Sharan – IDLG Deputy Minister of Policy, Kandahar governor, Kandahar mayor, CCAP PMU officials and members of CDCs.

The first project was of Qalai Bost Guzar which has been completed and....More

Citizens Charter fulfills its commitments to the communities

29th August 2019
Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program (CCNPP) Mazar Sharif Provincial Management Unit handed over its twelfth and thirteenth development project of Markaz Sayed Abad and Seventh Ansari CDC located in district eight and nine of Mazar Sharif by cutting a ribbon. Mazar Sharif Municipality Sectorial Services Director, FP representatives and the residents also attended the ceremony.

These projects include concreting 1780 meters road....More

300 Kuchi families selected KCDCs in Bagrami

Kabul,

Kabul, 17 July 2019 – The nomadic (Kuchies) population have been one of the marginalized and vulnerable groups in the country and little attention has been paid to their development so far. To facilitate Kuchies access to core services delivered by Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program (CCNPP), the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) along with other stakeholders conducted National Kuchies Development Conference on 30 Apr, 2019 at....More

A Special Interview with the Deputy Mayor of Kandahar City on CCNPP

Q : CCNPP has been operating in Kandahar for two years, as the mayor of Kandahar Province, how do you assess the Program?

Ans: My assessment about CCNPP in Kandahar province is positive, most of the problems of Kandahar people have been addressed, people’s confidence on government has been increased, and people cooperate with government. Because of CCNPP, income of the municipality has been increased. 

Q : How....More

KCDCs: The official address for Kuchie Population in the country

The Kuchies Development Program is a sub-program of Citizen Charter National Priority Program (CCNPP). This program aims to organize Kuchi communities by establishing Kuchies Community Development Councils (KCDCs) to ensure the delivery of minimum standard services for Nomad and Semi-Nomad population across the country.

H.E President Ashraf Ghani speaking in an opening ceremony of the program at the presidential palace said that the development....More

Start of projects’ works in 8 CDCs of Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program in Kandahar and Jalalabad Cities

29 June, 2019

Five CDCs of Gozar 6, District 13 of Kandahar province and three CDCs of Gozars 5 and 6, District 8 of Jalalabad city officially launched their projects implementation.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by CCAP PMU head, technical and sectorial head of....More

Women Economic Independency through Livelihoods Projects Corridor

June 17, 2019

Mazar CC PMU organized second women coordination meeting at its conference hall .

Women representatives from 150 CDCs attended the meeting, discussed and exchanged their views on social issues, achievements and their last month activities at the GA level and selection of livelihood projects for women. As a result, 19 GA based livelihood projects were prioritized and selected.

It’s worth....More

Inauguration of Seven School Buildings under EQRA Project in Balkh Province

Balkh, June 09, 2019 – The construction of seven school buildings worth more than AFN 33 million funded by EQRA Project of Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP) officially started in Dehdadi district of Balkh province. The foundation stone was laid by H.E Muhammad Essa Qudrat the MRRD Deputy Minister of Programs and Bashir Ahmad Tawhidi, Balkh Deputy Governor with presence of the local officials....More

Project activities of Wranga Gozar located in District Nine of Kandahar City Inaugurated

14 May 2019

Wranga Gozar Development Council activities were officially inaugurated in District nine of Kandahar City. Based on the needs of the area the residents identified drinking water network project which will be extended through Citizen’s Charter Program.

Governor of Kandahar Mr. Hayatullah Hayat, Acting Mayor, Director of water supply directorate, Citizen’s Charter PMU, FP, CDC members and residents of the area attended....More

Inauguration of Seven Projects in Badakhshan

Badakhshan, May 13, 2019 - Seven public utility projects worth AFN 12,940,870 with financial fund by the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP) including 10% community contribution officially inaugurated in Ghulawak, Muzafari, Sarpishani, Baharistan, Dar-e-Qaq and Nawabad Dar-e-Qaq villages in Teshkan district of Badakhshan province.

Upon completion of these projects, it is expected that....More

Work Progress of Dosti Development Council at Gozar one of District nine of Kandahar City

1st May 2019

Project activities of Dosti Development Council located in first Gozar, district nine of Kandahar city is underway. The project includes roads, pathway and drainage construction chosen by the residents of the area based on their needs. 

Dosti Development Council is comprised of 201 households and will receive Minimum Service Standards from Citizens Charter Program. The project includes 427 meters road, 216 meters drainage and....More

National conference to discuss Kuchies development through CCNPP

Kabul, 30 April 2019 – The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) conducted National Kuchies Development Conference under the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program (CCNPP) in coordination with Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) at Presidential Palace today.

700 Kochi representatives from across Afghanistan participated at the conference aiming to launch and discuss the comprehensive implementation of Kuchies Development Program....More

Citizens’ Charter Provincial Management Committees established in Balkh province

09 April, 2019 – The Provincial Citizens’ Charter Management Committees (PCCMC), Districts Citizens’ Charter Management Committees (DCCMC) and Manucipulity Citizens’ Charter Management Committees (MCCMC) were established in Balkh province, aiming to improve coordination and collaboration between the Community Development Councils (CDCs), stakeholders and partners at the district and provincial levels. PCCMC, DCCMC  and MCCMC are comprised of representatives from provincial rural and rehabilitation directorate, directorate of education, directorate of public health, directorate of agriculture, irrigation....More

WORLD BANK DELEGATION VISITS CITIZENS’ CHARTER PROJECTS IN HERAT

In a series of visits from the activities of the program in Herat City, a delegation from the World Bank and officials of the Citizens Charter Program visited a drinking water project in Naseer Abad village, Karukh district. The residents of the Naseer Abad village welcomed and thanked the delegation and illuminated the importance and effectiveness of the project to the life of the villagers.

27th March, 2019

Mazar-e-Sharif Provincial Management Unit of Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program launched its 93rd community development Project at 3rd Block hayee Hawayee CDC, district 6th of Marzar-e-Sharif city, in the presence of Deputy Mayor, CC-PMU Manager, Construction Department Director of Mazar-e-Sharif Municipality, Head of relevant Nahia and residents of the Community.

This project includes concreting of 1.018 km street and concreting of....More

Construction of two Gozar Based development projects commenced in eighth district of Jalalabad City

February 21, 2019 - In addition to construction of second category roads and drainage, activities of educational projects of sewing cloths for women with the estimated cost of 27 million Afs were commenced by Citizen’s Charter program in 2nd and 3rd Guzar Development Councils of 8th district, Jalalabad City. These projects were commenced in presence of mentioned program authorities and residents of the area.

The activities of these two projects....More

CCNPP National Workshop to Discuss Achievements and Coordination

09-10 February, 2019 – Ministry of Rural Development and Rehabilitation (MRRD) Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG), Ministry of Finance and Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program (CCNPP) sectorial stakeholder ministries as the Ministry of Education (MoE), Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL)and provincial sectorial directorates with around 300 participants conducted a coordination workshop at Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. The purpose of the workshop was to....More

Report on Progress of Water Supply Network Development Project

January 26, 2019 - Neighboring Okhowat CDC and Tawheed CDC are located in Gozar 4, District 15 of Herat Province. These CDC’s have 467 households (4255 persons out of which 2102 men and 2153 are women).

Lack of drinking water is one the major problems of these two CDCs, which use salty hand pump water to address their needs. Therefore, during the development of CD planning, both CDCs’....More

Exchange Visit between Tawsiἀ and Sazendagan Development Councils

January 09, 2019 - IDLG/Citizen’s Charter provincial management unit conducted exchange visit session between Tawsiἀ and Sazendagan development councils at the district 12th of Herat City.

The members of the Sazendagan Development Council as guest and members of the Tawsiἀ Development Councils as host participated in this session. The purpose of this session was exchange of ideas and experiences, building linkages between CDC’s, knowing their achievements and solving....More

People’s Consent

January 28, 2019 - 60 % project activities of the first Development Council of Malang Jan town, first Gozar, 8th District of Jalalabad city have been completed. The project which includes construction of 626 linear meter road and 1200 meter drainage which costs 6.2 million Afs is funded by Citizens’ Charter Program.

About 40 workers  from the mentioned CDC are engaged in this project and on....More

Inauguration of School Buildings in Takhta Pul Kandahar

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Kandahar, January 26, 2019 – Officials in Kandahar gathered today to inaugurate the construction of three school buildings worth around 10.6 million Afs that will be constructed through IQRA project under Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP) in Takhta Pul district of Kandahar province. This is part of the 6000-school building project that is constructed based on the instruction....More

Citizens’ Charter Program to build a recreational park in 19 acres land in Jalalabad City

January 16, 2019 - Recreational parks construction project in third and fourth Gozar councils of 5th district of Jalalabad city was officially inaugurated. Mr. Abdul Baqi Popal Deputy Minister of Municipalities, Mr.  Abdul Bari Ahmadzai Operation Director of Citizen’s Charter Program, Mr. Riazullah Darmal Mayor of Jalalabad City and residents of 5th district attended this ceremony. 

This park will be jointly built by two councils; the total....More

Road and Pathway Construction Project Completed in Jalal Abad City

January 16, 2019 - Two Community Development Councils (CDCs) of Citizens’ Charter Afghanistan Program (CCAP) completed the construction of 624 meters, second grade road and pathway in Makroryan area of 3rd Gozar in 3rd District of Jalal Abad city.

The inauguration ceremony opened  by IDLG Deputy Minister of Municipality Mr. Abdul Baqi  Popal, while CCAP Operation Director Abdul Bari Ahmadzai, Jalalabad mayor, a number of residents from....More

Inauguration of School Buildings in Takhta Pul

Kandahar,

Kandahar, January 26, 2019 – Officials in Kandahar gathered today to inaugurate the construction of three school buildings worth around 10.6 million Afs that will be constructed through IQRA project under Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP) in Takhta Pul district of Kandahar province. This is part of the 6000-school building project that is constructed based on the instruction of H.E....More

Municipal Citizen Charter Management Committee (MCCMC) First Meeting in Kandahar

January 09, 2019 - Municipal Citizen Charter Management Committee (MCCMC) held a meeting in Kandahar City, which was attended by acting mayor of Kandahar, representatives from relevant directorates, PMU manager, OC manager, Representatives  of Facilitating Partner (FP), Chairpersons and members of CDC’s and Gozars.

At the beginning of the meeting, Kandahar acting mayor provided information on CCNPP to the participants and expressed his happiness about the program. Later,....More

97 Families Received Food Items from the Grain Banks in Laghman Province

Laghman, January 09, 2019 – Around 97 vulnerable and poor families received food items from Grain Banks in Karimabad village, Qarghaee district of Laghman province. These food items worth AFN 681,734 and were collected by seven Community Development Councils (CDCs) of the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP) in the Qarghaee district.

The food items consisted of flour, cooking....More

Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program in 5th National Urban Conference Exhibition

December 31, 2018 - 5th National Urban Conference Exhibition is inaugurated by second vice president Sarwar Danish, Abdul Baqi Popal deputy minister of municipalities and other government high ranking officials in Polytechnics University on Monday, 3rd Jadi, 1397 and continue up to Wednesday 5th Jadi.  Sectoral institutions’ authorities, urban sector elites and specialists, students of....More

Inauguration of 10 developmental projects in 11th district of Herat City

01 December, 2018 - In series of its developmental activities, the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of IDLG, inaugurated 10 projects in 5 Community Development Council (CDCs) located in 5th Gozar Assembly (GA) of 11th district of Herat city, in presence of large number of people, representative of Herat municipality, water supply director, CC provincial employees, Guzar chairpersons (Wakil-e Guzar) and....More

Forming of CCAP Provincial Management Committee in Mazar-e-Sharif

09 December 2018 - CCAP Management Committees at Balkh province and Mazar-e-Sharif Municipality level formed with the objectives of better coordination among CDC’s and relevant institutions including IDLG and MRRD and related entities such as Governor’s Office, Education Department, Public Health Department, Water Supply Department, and DABS to improve service delivery and to resolve peoples’ those problems  which solving those problems are beyond authority and ability....More

Citizens’ Charter Management Committees Established in Badakhshan, Helmand and Zabul

01 December, 2018 – The Provincial Citizens’ Charter Management Committees (PCCMC) and Districts Citizens’ Charter Management Committees (DCCMC) were established in Badakhshan, Helmand and Zabul provinces recently, aiming to improve coordination and collaboration between the Community Development Councils (CDCs), stakeholders and partners at the district and provincial levels. PCCMC and DCCMC are comprised of representatives from provincial rural and rehabilitation, education, public health, agriculture, irrigation and livestock departments and....More

Inauguration of 6,000 School Buildings

Kabul, October 18, 2018 – The construction of 6,000 school building by the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP) was officially inaugurated in Qol-e-Niamat village, Guldara district, Kabul province today. These school buildings will be constructed based on the instruction of H.E Muhammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the foundation stone was laid by H.E Humayon Qayumi, Senior Advisor....More

First Biogas Pilot Project Launched in Laghman

Kabul, July 31, 2018 – A biogas provision pilot project was inaugurated by Muhammad Asif Nang the Governor of Laghman province as an initiative of the Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/CCNPP).

The biogas device that was launched can produce about 500 grams of fuel gas by using up to 500....More

SOCIAL MEDIA OUTREACH

There is no denying that social media is a big part of our lives. Citizens’ Charter has made use of this platform by engaging in dialogue with Afghans locally and abroad. What is interesting is the social media team of Citizens’ Charter is made up of people from 3 different government entities; Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development and the Independent Directorate of Local Governance. The inter-ministerial....More