Bangladesh : Road Map to Good Governance

Sovereign Project | 47310-001

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

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Bar, Gobinda
    South Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
  • Modality
  • Sector
    • Public sector management
Project Name Road Map to Good Governance
Project Number 47310-001
Country / Economy Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
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 Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

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

Gender 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.


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 The contract with TIB has been closed. 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 for implementation of the remaining tasks of the TA through engagement of individual consultants. Recruitment of individual consultant is in process and the extension of TA completion date will be required.
Geographical Location Nation-wide
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 In the first phase, there was provision for 5 national consultants of TIB for total input of 25 man-months on intermittent basis. Contract with TIB has been terminated as requested by the firm. Minor change of scope has been made to complete the remaining tasks by engaging three individual consultants.
Procurement Equipment will be procured using shopping procedures in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines 2015 (as amended from time to time) and will be turned over to the government after completion of the TA.
Responsible ADB Officer Bar, Gobinda
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Bangladesh Resident Mission (BRM)
Executing Agencies
Local Govt Div,Min of Local Govt Rural Devt & Coop
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval 12 Dec 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Sep 2017

TA 8553-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Dec 2013 - 12 Dec 2013 31 Mar 2015 30 Apr 2017 15 Nov 2017
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 17 Jun 2022 87,950.78

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Title Document Type Document Date
Roadmap to Good Governance: Technical Assistance Completion Report TA Completion Reports Jun 2018

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