Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 12 Apr 2009

Project Name Rural Infrastructure Improvement
Country Bangladesh
Project/Program Number 31304-012
Status Approved
Geographical Location TBD
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance3723-0

Safeguard Categories

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Environment B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The Project will help design an investment project that is expected to increase incomes, employment and quality of life in rural areas of high poverty incidence of southwest Bangladesh. Subject to the findings of the TA, likely components of the ensuing investment project will include: establishing effective mechanisms for stakeholder participation and O & M; rural infrastructure subprojects related to marketing; and project management support.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Status of Operation / Construction
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2007 Feb 15
Consulting Services
The TA will require: (i) 9 person-months of international consultants, and (ii) 30 person-months of domestic consultants.
To be determined.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance 06 Apr 1999
Fact-finding 05 May 2001 to 28 May 2001
Management Review Meeting
Approval 19 Sep 2001


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 3723 19 Sep 2001 06 Nov 2001 06 Nov 2001 31 Aug 2002


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 3723 440 440 423 17 423 17

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer ()
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Local Government Engineering Department


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