Bangladesh: Governance Management Program

Sovereign Project | 39452-012 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Mukhopadhyay, Hiranya South Asia Department Request for information
  • Bangladesh
  • Technical Assistance
  • Public sector management
Project Name Governance Management Program
Project Number 39452-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7419-BAN: Governance Management Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Public administration

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some 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 Central level institutions and local levels throughout 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

Consulting services required include: (i) Program Coordinator and Design Specialist (9 person-months), (ii) Gender Expert (5 person-months), (iii) Judicial Service Expert (5 person-months), (iv) Local Governance Expert (4 person-months), (v) National Integrity Strategy (NIS) Implementation Expert (4 person-months), (vi) Public Service Expert (5 person-months), (vii) E-Governance Specialist (5 person-months), and (viii) Financial Due Diligence Expert (1 person-month). These 38 person-months of national consulting services will be procured using the individual selection method in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time). All necessary consulting services, with the exception of (i) will be delivered intermittently during TA implementation.

Consulting services will be procured in the project to: (i) conduct the relevant reviews, (ii) consider capacity building technical assistance needs in relevant government agencies, (iii) discuss with government and other stakeholders on the subsequent program design, (iv) assess the implementation scope of the NIS (including on Right to Information), and (v) help design the Governance Management Program.

Procurement of equipment for the TA will be carried out in accordance with the ADB Procurement Guidelines (2007, as amended from time to time). The shopping method of procurement for equipments will be used as all such procurement is expected to be under $100,000.

Funds for piloting use of citizen report cards, citizen charters, and how information and service centers at local level can be best used for these purposes, will be channeled through Project BGD/07/010 (Civil Service Change Management Project) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Mukhopadhyay, Hiranya
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Cabinet Division Government of Bangladesh
Room 21, Building 1
Bangladesh Secretariat


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 27 Jul 2009
Last PDS Update 16 Dec 2009

TA 7419-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
07 Dec 2009 14 Feb 2010 14 Feb 2010 30 Nov 2010 30 Nov 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 750,000.00 07 Dec 2009 78,081.41

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