Bangladesh: Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Development Investment Program

Sovereign Project | 45203-002 Status: Active


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Project Name Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Development Investment Program
Project Number 45203-002
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8474-BAN: Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Development Investment Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Conventional energy generation

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

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

ADB supported the government of Bangladesh to conduct gas sector assessment study. Twelve individual consultants have been recruited to undertake the assignment. Based on the findings of the study, ADB will decide the project scope and ensuing loan size.

The PPTA has been extended to 31 December 2016. Implementation is on track.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services A total of 55 person-months consulting services inputs will be required under this PPTA. A consulting firm will be engaged, consisting of 14 positions and 41 person-months, to conduct technical, economic, financial, and governance due diligence for the proposed MFF and the 1st tranche. International and national environmental and social development specialists, consisting of 4 positions and 14 positions, will be recruited on individual basis to conduct environmental and social due diligence.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Hongwei Zhang
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Bangladesh Oil, Gas & Minerals Corp (Petrobangla)
3 Kawran Bazar
Commercial Area
Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources
WAPDA Building
Motijheel Commercial Area, Dhaka-1000
Gas Transmission Company Ltd.
House #39, Road #3
Sector #3, Uttara Model Town
Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Co. Ltd.
"Tita Gas Bhaban", 105, Kazi Nazrul
Islam Avenue, Kawran Bazar Commercial
Area, Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 10 Mar 2016

TA 8474-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Oct 2013 29 Oct 2013 29 Oct 2013 31 Jul 2014 31 Dec 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 04 Oct 2013 402,883.49

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