Bangladesh: Support for the Proposed Primary Education Sector Development Program

Sovereign Project | 42122-014 Status: Closed


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Project Name Support for the Proposed Primary Education Sector Development Program
Project Number 42122-014
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7714-BAN: Support for the Proposed Primary Education Sector Development Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Education - Pre-primary and primary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The TA has recently been delegated to BRM and the TA completion date has also been extended up to 30 December 2012. In the same time, a minor change in scope to engage additional intermittent services of a national Senior Audit and Accounting Specialist has been made.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Two international consultants, Public Financial Management Specialist and Project Design Specialist, are currently being fielded until 31 March 2012. A national consultant, Senior Audit and Accounring Specialist, for 200 working days on intermittent basis up to December 2012 has recently been engaged to support fiduciary risk management.
Geographical Location

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 The TA will be implemented over 14 months after mobilizing the consultants, March 2011 to May 2012. The consultants will be selected and engaged individually in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time) and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB on the engagement of national (up to 6 person-months) and international consultants (6 person-months), and approved by ADB and GoB.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Rudi Louis Hendrikus Van Dael
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Primary and Mass Education
Mirpur-2, Dhaka, Bangladesh


Concept Clearance 05 Jan 2011
Fact Finding 05 Jan 2011 to 18 Jan 2011
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 04 Apr 2012

TA 7714-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Dec 2010 - 16 Dec 2010 31 May 2012 31 Oct 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 45,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 270,000.00 16 Dec 2010 205,186.18

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