35466-013: Dhaka Clean Fuel Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the Project are to (i) improve the ambient air quality in Dhaka; (ii) develop the use of domestic natural gas resources for the transport sector to substitute for imported liquid fuels, thereby improving the foreign exchange position of the country and (iii) establish a foundation for private sector participation in the future development of CNG-fueled transport. The Project has six components: Part A: Construction of a 60 km 20 inch natural gas transmission pipeline ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 35466-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 1942
Loan No. 1943
Approval Date 26 Nov 2002
Closing Date 21 Jun 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 72,600
Geographical Location Dhanua, Aminbazar Ashulia, Savar, Dhaka, Sherpur, Netrokona, Jamalpur, Madhupur, Chatak, Sylhet
Sector Energy
Subsector Conventional energy generation
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B


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