Secondary Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project (GOB-ADB)

1Project Title:Secondary Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project (GOB-ADB)
    
2a)Sponsoring Ministry/Division:Local Govt., Rural Development & Co operatives/Local Govt. Division
    
 b)Executive Agency:Department of Public Health Engineering
    
3Objectives of the Project:i)To increase the water supply coverage up to 90% from the present coverage of 29%(average) by the year 2015 with an additional inclusion of 19.48 lakh people under water supply system
    
   ii) To increase the sanitation coverage from 74% to 100% by the year 2010 confirming to the GOB commitment-"Sanitation for all by 2010".
    
   iii) Improved capacity of secondary towns to plan, implement, operate, manage, maintain and finance water supply and sanitation investments
    
   iv) Improve capacity of DPHE to plan, design, supervise, monitor and provide technical assistance to local water utilities and sanitation units
    
4Project Period:August 2006 to June 2012
    
5Cost of the Project:GOB: 1430.97, PA: 3425.00 & RPA:319.764 million taka
    
6Project Location:Name of the Pourashavas:
B.Baria, Jessore, Pirojpur, Sirajganj, Natore, Jhenaidah, Moulvi Bazaar, Kishoreganj, Mymensingh, Netrakona, Madaripur, Choumuhani, Narshingdi,Joypurhat, Sherpur and Laksmipur
    
7Main Components:Awareness campaign for sanitation, Training, Rehabilitation of water mains/IRP/OHT/SWTP and PTW, Restoration of house connection, Repair, maintenance and renovation of DPHE's district level office, renovation of existing public toilet, Installation of Production T/W, Construction of AIRP/Surface Water Treatment Plant/OHT, Replacement of water mains, New Distribution mains/House connection/Stand pipes, Water points, Public toilet, Community latrines, School latrines .

 
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