35466-013: Dhaka Clean Fuel Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the Project are to (i) improve the ambient air quality in Dhaka; (ii) develop the use of domestic natural gas resources for the transport sector to substitute for imported liquid fuels, thereby improving the foreign exchange position of the country and (iii) establish a foundation for private sector participation in the future development of CNG-fueled transport. The Project has six components: Part A: Construction of a 60 km 20 inch natural gas transmission pipeline ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 35466-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 1942
Loan No. 1943
Approval Date 26 Nov 2002
Closing Date 21 Jun 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 72,600
Geographical Location Dhanua, Aminbazar Ashulia, Savar, Dhaka, Sherpur, Netrokona, Jamalpur, Madhupur, Chatak, Sylhet
Sector Energy
Subsector Conventional Energy
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Transmission lines installed or upgraded (kilometers) 60
Distribution lines installed or updgraded (kilometers) 94

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
Ali Kausar Muhammad Firoz
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Gas Transmission Company Ltd.
Mr. Sanwar Hossain Chowdhury

Rupantarita Prakritik Gas Company Ltd.
Mr. Shafiqur Rahman

Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Co. Ltd.
Mr. C.M.Faruque

PDS Creation Date
01 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
17 Mar 2014