Bangladesh: SASEC Railway Connectivity Akhaura-Laksam Double Track Project

This technical assistance will help Bangladesh Railway develop capacity in project implementation, as well as a permanent project management and implementation entity. It also supports Bangladesh Railway in accessing climate mitigation funds for the use in the rail sector.

PROJECT DETAILS

Approval30 Sep 2014
Funding TypeTechnical Assistance
CountryBangladesh
SectorTransport/Rail
StatusOngoing
Total Cost$1 million

KEY OUTPUTS

Organization structure for project implementation management and support for Bangladesh Railway in project implementation in procurement process and safeguards implementation improved

Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) proposal for the rail sector, study on fossil fuel subsidies, and financing plan for NAMA completed

FINANCING

$600,000 (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Technical Assistance Special Fund)

$400,000 (Nordic Development Fund)