Through the programme, the EU is supporting the revision of the National Energy Conservation Policy to include resource and energy efficiency (R&EE) measures in the sugar sector. The programme will work with the State Bank of Pakistan for development of financing and credit guarantee schemes for R&EE projects.
Under service delivery, the MDTF projects support basic services through Citizen Facilitation Centres (CFC) in the newly merged districts of erstwhile FATA. The CFCs bring together NADRA Registration and Financial Service Platform, the National Bank of Pakistan, and the Department of Health to deliver a comprehensive register of birth, marriage, divorce, and death certificates; financial services like ATM machines, mobile topups, and utility bill payments; and health services such as immunisation.
Through the EUR 60 million Programme for Improved Nutrition in Sindh (PINS) the European Union is supporting the Government of Sindh to achieve the targets set in the Sehatmand Sindh plan. This is the accelerated action plan for reduction of stunting and malnutrition in the province. Stunting is just one major result of malnutrition that has lifelong consequences for physical and mental development. In Sindh, it affects 1 in 3 people. PINS aims to sustainably improve the nutrition of children under five and of pregnant and lactating women in Sindh in collaboration with multiple departments of the provincial government.