Bangladesh: Rural ICT Connectivity Project

Sovereign Project | 44205-012 Status: Closed


Latest Project Documents

Title Date
Rural ICT Connectivity Project Nov 2012

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Project Name Rural ICT Connectivity Project
Project Number 44205-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7553-BAN: Rural ICT Connectivity Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Information and communication technology - ICT industries and ICT-enabled services

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
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

The Consulting Services will be carried out by an international ICT expert (5 person-months) who will be recruited in accrodance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time).

The Consultant will finalize the scope in consultation with the Government of Bangladesh during the kick-off meeting, and identify/engage the required network designers and site surveyors.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Dong Kyu Lee
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Susan Lim
6 ADB Ave., Mandaluyong City
Prime Minister's Office
Mr. Anir Chowdhury, Policy Adviser
Old Sangsad Bhaban, Tejgaon, Dhaka 1215


Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2010
Fact Finding 11 Mar 2010 to 25 Mar 2010
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 28 Jun 2010
Last PDS Update 29 Jun 2010

TA 7553-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Jun 2010 - 23 Jun 2010 15 Dec 2010 14 Dec 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 23 Jun 2010 138,700.72
Title Document Type Document Date
Rural ICT Connectivity Project TA Completion Reports Nov 2012

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