39452-013: Strengthening Governance Management Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project seeks to improve transparency and accountability of public service delivery in tax and land record administration in Bangladesh with the help of information and communication technology (ICT). Three outputs of the project are (i) online filing of tax returns, (ii) digitized land records management system in selected districts, and (iii) improved access to tax and land information in specialized information and service centers. Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 39452-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 7604
Loan No. 2666
Approval Date 21 Sep 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 25,800
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Public administration
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Firoz Ahmed
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
National Board of Revenue
Syed Aminul Karim

Department of Land Records and Surveys
Dr. M. Aslam Alam

PDS Creation Date
08 Nov 2010

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2014