Project Name Rural Infrastructure Improvement
Project Number 31304-013
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1952-BAN: Rural Infrastructure Improvement
Asian Development Fund US$ 60.00 million
Loan: Rural Infrastructure Improvement
Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Tech. Zusammenarbeit US$ 5.00 million
KfW Bankengruppe US$ 11.90 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Rural market infrastructure

Transport - Road transport (non-urban) - Transport policies and institutional development - Water transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location The Project area covers the 16 districts of Khulna and Barisal divisions with 100 subdistricts. The area was selected considering poverty level and the poor state of development of the road infrastructure.
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Brian D. Fawcett
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Bangladesh Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Local Government Engineering Department
Md. Abdus Shaheed
LGED Bhaban, Agargaon, Dhaka
Concept Clearance 06 Jun 2000
Fact Finding 24 Jun 2002 to 12 Jul 2002
MRM 23 Aug 2002
Approval 02 Dec 2002
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 05 Feb 2007
Last PDS Update 15 Apr 2010

LoanĀ 1952-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Dec 2002 03 Feb 2003 07 Sep 2003 30 Jun 2009 - 12 Aug 2009
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 76.90 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 60.00 02 Dec 2002 57.21 0.00 98%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 16.90 02 Dec 2002 58.37 0.00 100%

This project data sheet was generated from on 28 November 2015