39305-013: Urban Public and Environmental Health Sector Development Program (Program Loan)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Details

Project Outcome

Progress Towards Outcome

For the Project, all three consulting teams were mobilized and are now fully operational, supporting the Project Office: (i) Package A: Program Support Consultancy; (ii) Package B: Financial Management and Municipal Finance Consultant; and (iii) Package C: Design Supervision and Construction consultants. Three civil works packages on: (i) the Construction of Food Laboratories, Service Delivery and Supply of Equipment in Dhaka and Chittagong City Corporations, and Renovation of Food Laboratory Training Center in Dhaka City Corporation (Package 1); and (ii) the Construction of Secondary Transfer Stations (STSs) in seven City Corporations (Packages 2 and 3) are already awarded. Evaluation of two other major civil works and goods packages (Packages 4 and 5) is ongoing. Tendering of six goods and consultancy packages is in various stages of preparation (Packages 7A, 8, 10, 11, 12 and GD61). The Urban Development Wing under the Local Government Division was created in June 2013 and positions are being filled up. For the Program, all three tranches were already released to the Government.

Implementation Progress

Status of Operation/Construction or Implementation Progress

UPEHU established. Ongoing Formation of the NUPEHC completed. This is ongoing. Ongoing. Resources mobilized to two city corporations (Dhaka and Chittagong) Achieved by six city corporations (Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna, Rajshahi, Barisal and Sylhet) Work in progress Work in progress Introduction circulated to all CCs and adopted by them. Operations Guidelines on Performance Based Targeted Grant Mechanism for City Corporations circulated to CCs by LGD on 6 March 2014. Ongoing. Strategy and standards circulated and in the process of implementation. Ongoing procurement Ongoing procurement Achieved, the Committee met twice already. Will be done through PPP. LGD sent a request to PPP office for necessary action. Model Bylaws on Medical Waste Management for CCs is finalized. LGD has approved in principle and sent to city corporations to take necessary action for getting formal approval in the name of particular city corporations. Five CCs (CCC, KCC, RCC, BCC and SCC) have already submitted the bylaws on medical waste management to LGD. Draft model bylaws on Food Safety for CCs has been prepared on the basis of Safe Food Act 2013 and sent to CCs for comments. It will be finalized after finalizing the draft rules on safe food at national level. All CCs deposited an amount equivalent to 1% of their budget into their respective Urban Primary Health Care Sustainability Fund bank accounts. Ongoing. Ongoing. In 2010, the prime minister s office issued Policy and Strategy Guidelines on Public Private Partnership. Guidelines were circulated to all CCs for implementation Ongoing. Guidelines circulated to all CCs for implementation. Ongoing. This has been done by the Urban Primary Health Care Service Delivery Project Ongoing. This has been done by the Urban Primary Health Care Service Delivery Project.

Safeguard Categories

Environment: B
Involuntary Resettlement: B
Indigenous Peoples: C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspect

Environmental assessments are being prepared as part of the detailed design of subprojects in accordance with the agreed Environmental Assessment and Review Framework (EARF). The EARF covers both ADB and government policy requirements.

Involuntary Resettlement

Involuntary resettlement assessments are being prepared as part of the detailed design of subprojects in accordance with the agreed Resettlement Framework (RF). The RF covers both ADB and government policy requirements.

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design

Stakeholder consultation is an ongoing process which is being undertaken during project planning and design stages.

During Project Implementation

Community consultation will be an ongoing process and will continue througout project implementation.

Status of Covenants

Category Rating
Loan 2554
Sector Satisfactory
Social Satisfactory
Financial Satisfactory
Economic
Others Satisfactory
Safeguards Satisfactory
Project Financial Statements
Loan 2555
Sector Satisfactory
Social Satisfactory
Financial Satisfactory
Economic
Others Satisfactory
Safeguards Satisfactory
Project Financial Statements

 

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