Duration: March, 2015-February, 2017 Governance improvement and capacity development (gicd) consultancy services of adb & ofid assisted third urban governance & infrastructure improvement (sector) project


The primary objective of the project is to promote sustainable human development. Economic growth and poverty reduction by improving urban governance, developing urban infrastructure and services, enhancing municipal management and strengthening capacity to deliver municipal services (especially to the poor) in 30 target Pourashavas of Bangladesh. To achieve this objectives, the project will assist the selected Pourashavas to:





Name of Pourashava Category of Pourashava
Sample Pourashava (3)
1 Lalmonirhat A
2 Magura A
3 Naogaon A
Priority Pourashava (7)
4 Bera A
5 Charghat B
6 Kishoreganj A
7 Muktagacha A
8 Netrokona A
9 Rajbari A
10 Sherpur A
Other Target Pourashava (20)
11 Bandarban A
12 Benapole A
13 Chapai Nawabganj A
14 Chhatak A
15 Chouadanga A
16 Habiganj A
17 Ishwardi A
18 Jessore A
19 Joypurhat A
20 Khagrachari A
21 Kotalipara B
22 Laksham A
23 Laxmipur A
24 Meherpur A
25 Moulvibazar A
26 Nabinagar A
27 Nilphamari A
28 Panchagarh A
29 Rangamati A
30 Shahjadpur A




The scope of work of the Consultancy Service is to provide governance improvement, capacity development and other supports to the PIUs in implementing UGIAP. Draft UGIAP is attached. GICD consultants’ supports will include:


Funding agency: Asian Development Bank, OFID and Govt. of Bangladesh