Bangladesh: Improving Public Administration and Services Delivery through e-Solutions

Sovereign Project | 46476-001 Status: Closed

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Project Name Improving Public Administration and Services Delivery through e-Solutions
Project Number 46476-001
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8283-BAN: Improving Public Administration and Services Delivery through e-Solutions
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Republic of Korea e-Asia and Knowledge Partnership Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

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

Public sector management - Public administration

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

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

The Mission was fielded on 21-27 September 2012 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to explore the opportunities for ADB's intervention to support the national ICT initiatives of the Government of Bangladesh.

During the mission, mission team met following departments: (i) Heads of Departments of Ministry of Land, (ii) Supreme Court, Bangladesh, (iii) Ministry of Post and Telecommunication, (iv) Cabinet Division, Prime Minister's Office, (vi) Ministry of Public Administration, and (vii) Ministry of Science and Information Communication Technology.

The line-ministries expressed keen interests in ADB's potential support to their ICT activities. The demand for ICT based interventions is hugely felt. The line-ministry officials keenly participated in the meetings and suggested the possible ICT interventions:

(i) ICT infrastructure Development for sustaining the delivery of e-Services to foster inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth.

(ii) ICT Application Services for modernization of some of the line-ministries to instill good governance, transparency and efficiency of operations.

(iii) Strengthening ICT initiatives by developing necessary policy support and roadmaps.

For more details, a fact-finding mission is scheduled on 4-12 Nov in Bangladesh.

During Project Implementation

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Seok Yong Yoon
Responsible ADB Department Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Responsible ADB Division SDGG
Executing Agencies
Cabinet Division Government of Bangladesh
Room 21, Building 1
Bangladesh Secretariat
Dhaka

Timetable

Concept Clearance 16 Nov 2012
Fact Finding 04 Nov 2012 to 08 Nov 2012
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 19 Nov 2012

TA 8283-BAN

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Dec 2012 24 Oct 2013 24 Oct 2013 31 Mar 2015 30 Jun 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
700,000.00 500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,200,000.00 14 Dec 2012 567,172.16

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