Project Notice

PNR 20766
Organization Department of Public Health Engineering
Work Detail Project Objectives and Expected Results The project objectives are to increase access of safe WSS services to selected pourashavas, and strengthen the pourashavas’ institutional capacities for delivering improved WSS services. The progress in achieving the project objectives would be measured by (i) improved access to piped water supply and sanitation services; and (ii) institutional performance scorecard which will be developed during appraisal and administered during the project implementation. III. Project Description The Project will comprise following four components: Component 1 – Policy Advisory Support and Capacity Strengthening of DPHE and Pourashavas. This component will strengthening institutional capacity of Pourashavas to effectively manage WSS; and strengthen DPHE’s role in undertaking WSS Policy Actions and Operations Improvement. Component 2 – Investment for Water Supply Infrastructure. This component will support investments in water supply infrastructure development in the project pourashavas. Investments will include construction of intake at raw water source, water treatment plants, treated water storages, and distribution networks. Component 3 – Improving Sanitation and Drainage. This component focuses on environmental improvement through improving sanitation especially, safe management of fecal sludge; sewage disposal, and drainage system improvement. Component 4 – Project Management. This component will support key project management activities to enable DPHE coordinate and implement project activities at the national, regional (division/ district) and pourashava levels. It will also contribute to the project team’s operating costs, as well as: (i) finance project management consultants to ensure efficient project implementation; (ii) finance the carrying out of project annual audits; and (iii) support project communications and undertake citizens’ satisfaction surveys and report cards. This component will also focus on inclusive approaches and ensure that gender aspects and social inclusion are covered in all stages of the project cycle.
Funded By World Bank, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Country Bangladesh , Southern Asia
Project Value 270 Million

Work Detail

Project Objectives and Expected Results The project objectives are to increase access of safe WSS services to selected pourashavas, and strengthen the pourashavas’ institutional capacities for delivering improved WSS services. The progress in achieving the project objectives would be measured by (i) improved access to piped water supply and sanitation services; and (ii) institutional performance scorecard which will be developed during appraisal and administered during the project implementation. III. Project Description The Project will comprise following four components: Component 1 – Policy Advisory Support and Capacity Strengthening of DPHE and Pourashavas. This component will strengthening institutional capacity of Pourashavas to effectively manage WSS; and strengthen DPHE’s role in undertaking WSS Policy Actions and Operations Improvement. Component 2 – Investment for Water Supply Infrastructure. This component will support investments in water supply infrastructure development in the project pourashavas. Investments will include construction of intake at raw water source, water treatment plants, treated water storages, and distribution networks. Component 3 – Improving Sanitation and Drainage. This component focuses on environmental improvement through improving sanitation especially, safe management of fecal sludge; sewage disposal, and drainage system improvement. Component 4 – Project Management. This component will support key project management activities to enable DPHE coordinate and implement project activities at the national, regional (division/ district) and pourashava levels. It will also contribute to the project team’s operating costs, as well as: (i) finance project management consultants to ensure efficient project implementation; (ii) finance the carrying out of project annual audits; and (iii) support project communications and undertake citizens’ satisfaction surveys and report cards. This component will also focus on inclusive approaches and ensure that gender aspects and social inclusion are covered in all stages of the project cycle.

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Project Name Bangladesh Municipal Water Supply and Sanitation Project

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