THIRD URBAN GOVERNANCE & INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT (SECTOR) PROJECT
Governance Improvement AND Capacity Development (GICD) Consultancy Services UNDER ADDITIONAL FINANCING of ADB & OFID Assisted Third Urban Governance &...
Governance Improvement AND Capacity Development (GICD) Consultancy Services UNDER ADDITIONAL FINANCING of ADB & OFID Assisted Third Urban Governance & Infrastructure Improvement (Sector) Project (Contract Package No. UGIIP-III-AF/GICD/01, Selection No. 129721)
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 36 target Pourashavas of Bangladesh.
• Collecting relevant training/capacity building related guides, IEC (Information, Education & Communication) materials, manuals, handbooks, reviewing all these materials, recommending modification, if required, developing appropriate training modules, imparting training at PMU, Regional and Pourashava levels for Pourashava officials; • Organize and arrange initial, intermittent and final socio-economic surveys of the Pourashava level, scrutinize present report to PMU; • Formation and working of Town Level Coordination Committee (TLCC), Ward Committee (WC) and Grievance Redress Cell (GRC) and assists Pourashavas so that Town Level Coordination Committee (TLCC), Ward Committee (WC) and Grievance Redress Cell (GRC) activities are properly maintained and performed; • Preparation, display and implementation of Citizen Charter; • Establishment and operation of Urban Planning Unit and controlling development activities; • Preparation and implementation of PDP and preparation of annual O&M plan including budget provision and implementation of the O&M plan; • Forming and activating Standing Committee on Women and Children for implementing activates of Gender Action Plan (GAP); • Forming and activating Standing Committee on Poverty Reduction & Slum improvement for PRAP activities; • Forming and activating Slum Improvement Committees (SIC) for implementation of slum improvement activities; • Preparing annual O&M plan including budget provision; • Revenue mobilization through holding tax, collection of indirect taxes and fees from other sources; • Fixing a water tariff enhancement plan and implementing it in coordination with MDS consultants; • Computerizing tax record system and generate computerized tax bill and fixation and collection of water tariff; • Preparation of annual Pourashava budget with involvement of standing committee on establishment and finance; • Payment of electric and telephone bills; • Establishing computerized accounting system & generating computerized accounting reports; • Carrying out audit of accounts with involvement of Standing Committee on Accounts & Audit; • Carrying out inventory of fixed assets, opening/designing fixed asset register/database and creation of fixed asset depreciation fund account; • Making necessary arrangement of repayment of all GOB loans; • Formation and working of other Standing Committees, as required; • Participating/rendering assistance for training/capacity development programmes, preparing/ sending progress report on UGIAP implementation to PMU and using improved information technology (IIT) for good governance; • Assisting Pourashavas in the areas of Collection, disposal & management of solid waste, clearing & maintenance of drains, cleaning & maintenance of drains, arrangement for making street lighting functional, establishment & operation of Mobile Maintenance Team (MMT) and keeping public toilet clean & operational; and • Rendering assistance to PMU and Urban Management Support Unit (UMSU) of LGED HQ for transparent and fair assessment of Pourashava performance by Municipal Performance Review Committee (MPRC) established in LGD.