Economic Analysis Section
Overview: The Economic Analysis Section was created in 2001. It was initially aimed that, the Section will comprise of technical staff equipped with requisite planning skills which will assist other sections in derivation of technical analysis, financial analysis, IRR, CBR etc. However, this did not materialize and ultimately the section was involved in all & sundries. It was in the year 2004 that, the section was entrusted upon coordination with the Finance Department & District Governments on the Provincial Finance Commission related matters, progress monitoring of District Development Fund and other business matters pertaining to it, coordination with Federal Government on formulation of Medium Term Development Framework, Poverty, Social Protection, Vision 2030 & Disaster Management. Besides, the section dealt with Provincial Reforms Program, Provincial economic Report, Assignment on GDP/GPP, Policy Planning, Multi Indicator Cluster Survey, Preparation of Summary for Cabinet, Development portion of Budget Speech and white paper. The production of first ever Disaster Management Strategy in the country in January 2006, securing funds for MISC survey and preparation of proposals for creation of PRSP and SPRSM projects as subordinate units of EA Section, analytically assignments on HR requirements of DPO’s & distribution mechanisms of development funds within districts were key achievements of section up to 2008.