Bangladesh: Road Map to Good Governance

Sovereign Project | 47310-001 Status: Active


To support Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) to develop a road map to enhance governance, transparency and accountability in LGED operations.

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Project Name Road Map to Good Governance
Project Number 47310-001
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8553-BAN: Road Map to Good Governance
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Public administration - Reforms of state owned enterprises

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description To support Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) to develop a road map to enhance governance, transparency and accountability in LGED operations.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The TA to support LGED, has two outputs (i) governance and fiduciary risks identified and agreed; and (ii) a road map with clear milestones and dates to ensure good governance,

including immediate, intermediate and long-term actions requiring further funding, developed and operationalized by LGED.

Impact Better management of LGED operations

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome Improved governance capacity and ability of LGED to manage risks in operation
Progress Toward Outcome Due to non-working relations with the government, TIB gave notice of termination of contract with ADB. It is planned to complete the remaining tasks of the TA through engaging individual consultants.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Governance and fiduciary risks identified and agreed

2. A road map to ensure good governance is developed and operationalized by LGED

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Minor change of implementation arrangement has been approved providing for implementation of the remaining tasks of the TA through engagement of individual consultants. After approval of contract variation, CSRN for engaging individual consultant will be posted in ADB website. TA completion date has been extended up to 30 April 2017.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

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

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services There is provision for 5 national consulant for total input of 25 man-months on intermittent basis.
Procurement Equipment will be procured using shopping procedures in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time) and will be turned over to the government after completion of the TA.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Hossain, Syed Mohammad Zahid
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Bangladesh Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Local Govt Div,Min of Local Govt Rural Devt & Coop
Bangladesh Secretariat


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval 12 Dec 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Sep 2016

TA 8553-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Dec 2013 - 12 Dec 2013 31 Mar 2015 31 Oct 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 25,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 250,000.00 12 Dec 2013 99,977.62

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