44205-012: Rural ICT Connectivity Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Government of Bangladesh has developed the policy document with a single vision, 10 board objectives, 56 strategic themes and 306 action items to promote wide ICT use for national development. Three out of the ten objectives are related to infrastructure building to assist the rural population: (i) Ensure social equity, gender parity, equal opportunity and equitable participation in nation-building through access of ICTs for all, including persons with disability and special needs; (ii) ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 44205-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 7553
Approval Date 23 Jun 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 225
Geographical Location Bangladesh
Sector Information and communication technology
Subsector ICT industries and ICT-enabled services
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)


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