40054-013: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Information Highway Project (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal) - Loan for Bangladesh

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project is aimed at enhancing the benefits of ICT and regional cooperation for inclusive growth and poverty reduction by increasing the supply of affordable broadband, skilled ICT manpower, and local content and e-applications, with a special focus on the needs of the poor. It is also expected to help SASEC countries improve their productivity and efficiency and participate more fully in the global information economy. To this end, the Project will establish (i) a SASEC regional network with... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 40054-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Loan
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0099
Grant No. 0098
Loan No. 2397
TA No. 6433
Approval Date 17 Dec 2007
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 16,573
Geographical Location Bangladesh
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector ICT
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Satoko Tanaka
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Science & Info & Comm Tech of BAN
Dr. Md.Ferdous Hossain

PDS Creation Date
02 Apr 2009

Last PDS Update
23 Jul 2014

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