31304-013: Rural Infrastructure Improvement

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will assist the Government to reduce rural poverty through sustainable economic growth, rural development and improved infrastructure. This objective contributes to the Government's goals to promote economic development and reduce poverty through rural infrastructure development. The project will (i) improve rural road infrastructure; (ii) improve rural infrastructure such as growth center markets, boat landings, ferry facilities, and union council office complexes; (iii) ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 31304-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1952
Approval Date 02 Dec 2002
Closing Date 12 Aug 2009
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.
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 1,325
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 9,800,000

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Md. Rafiqul Islam
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Local Government Engineering Department
Md. Abdus Shaheed

PDS Creation Date
05 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
15 Apr 2010