38128-012: Support to Roads & Highways Department for Safeguard Policy Compliance

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The purpose of the TA is to strengthen the capacity of the Roads and Highways Department (RHD) to conduct a comprehensive assessment for social and poverty, resettlement, and environmental impact of large-scale highway projects and to assist them in preparing such an assessment and mitigation measures of adverse impacts for four-laning of the Dhaka-Chittagong highway project in compliance with ADB's safeguard policy as well as the Government's rules and regulations. The TA will also improve ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 38128-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4446
Approval Date 23 Nov 2004
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500
Geographical Location Dhaka, Chittagong
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Ahmed Faruque
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Roads and Highways Department
Md. Abul Quesem Bhuiyan, Superintending Engineer, S & E C

PDS Creation Date
06 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
16 Oct 2008