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Public Management Specialist, Public Sector Management and Governance Sector Office, Sectors Group, Asian Development Bank
Rachana is responsible for multi-level governance pillar, which constitutes decentralization, public service delivery, public financial management, localizing SDGs, and policy and institutional reforms at subnational and local government levels. She provides policy advisory, technical, and knowledge support in these areas for project and program development and management in ADB’s developing member countries. She has a master’s degree in International Development Policy from Duke University, United States.
Scale up local-level adaptation by integrating climate adaptation considerations into decentralized governance processes and resources.
The new constitution of Nepal has introduced a three-tier structure of federal government (federal, province, and local) and all three levels have the constitutional power to enact laws, prepare budgets, and mobilize their own resources.