Bangladesh: Capacity Development for the Infrastructure Development Company Limited

Sovereign Project | 40517-012


To enhance the sustainability of the Public-Private Infrastructure Development Facility, ADB will provide TA of $500,000. The TA will be available to Infrastructure Devt. Co. Ltd.

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Project Name Capacity Development for the Infrastructure Development Company Limited
Project Number 40517-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7143-BAN: Capacity Development for the Infrastructure Development Company Limited
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Finance - Infrastructure finance and investment funds

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description To enhance the sustainability of the Public-Private Infrastructure Development Facility, ADB will provide TA of $500,000. The TA will be available to Infrastructure Devt. Co. Ltd. (IDCOL) mainly to (i) assist line ministries in the drafting of proper public-private partnership frameworks and policies in Bangladesh based on IDCOL's experience in financing private sector-led infrastructure subprojects upon request of those line ministries; (ii) provide the Government and its agencies with feedback about bottleneck, issues, and concerns from the market and from private sector sponsors and offer advice and solutions; (iii) conduct economic, sector, and industry studies; (iv) support the development of additional capacity within IDCOL to appraise subprojects, manage its expanding subproject portfolio, and supervise the implementation of its renewable energy program; (v) provide training to staff in relevant government agencies in credit and risk assessment, management, and mitigation; and (vi) provide training to IDCOL in the environmental and social assessment of subprojects.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The accompanied TA is to (i) assist the implementation of the ADB project to IDCOL-support the components; (ii) improve IDCOL's overall capacity as requested by the IDCOL management and designated by its mandate and long-term strategic directions; and (iii) help GOB and the respective ministries and agencies improve and enhance the existing PPP

policy framework and draft relevant sector policies.

Impact Improved Infrastructure Development
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome (i) Creation of an enabling environment for PPPs; (ii) Assistance to PPIDF for catalyzing PPP development in Bangladesh; (iii) Capacity development to IDCOL and other relevant Government staff
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Diagnostic review of the capacity shortfalls at IDCOL

2. Design, plan and implementation of training programs reflecting the results of the diagnostics

3. Study tours and exposure visits for benchmarking and best practice

4. Training on environment and social safeguards

5. Training to Government and other public sector entities staff

6. Successful absorption of the ADB loan by IDCOL

7. PPP policy

8. PPP mainstreamed in public sector entities

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Bangladesh
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services To achieve project outcomes, 8 person-months of international and 26.5 person-months of national consulting services will be provided. The consultant input will be led by an international consulting firm. Selection of the consulting firm and the individual consultants will be in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time).
Procurement Procurement for miscellaneous administrative and support costs to be financed by the TA will be done in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (April 2006, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Peter Marro
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
Monwara Begum
Ministry of Finance, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh
Concept Clearance 02 May 2007
Fact Finding 22 Oct 2007 to 26 Oct 2007
Approval 02 Oct 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 10 Jul 2008
Last PDS Update 25 Oct 2010

TA 7143-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Oct 2008 14 Jan 2009 14 Jan 2009 31 Aug 2010 30 Sep 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 02 Oct 2008 465,518.67

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