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Assignment Name: Feasibility Study for Construction of Embankment on Right Bank of the River Atrai in Naogaon District.


Country: Bangladesh

Location within the Country: In Damoirhuda, Patnitola, Mohadebpur and Manda thanas of Naogaon District.


Duration of assignment (months): 4



Name of the Client: Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB)

WAPDA Bhaban, Motijheel, Dhaka.



Professional Staff Provided by our firm:

No. of Staff:5

No. of Man-Months: 10


Start Date (Month/Year):


June 1999

Completion Date (Month/Year):


September 1999

Approx. Value of Services:


Tk. 1.92 million


Name of the Associated Firms, if any:


Associated Consulting Engineers (BD) Ltd.


No. of Man-Months of Professional

Staff Provided by the Associated


Name of Senior Staff Involved and Functions Performed:


Md. Harun-ar-Rashid††† -††† Planning Engineer

Md. Alam Miah††††††††††††† -††† River Engineer/Morphologist

M.A. Matin†††††††††††††††††† -††† Hydrologist


Detail Narrative Description of the Project:


The Project area is bounded by the Atrai river in the east, Indo-Bangladesh Border in the north, Chalan Beel project in the south and Agradigan-Uma-Moheshpur road in the west. This area suffers from flooding due to spill of water from river Atrai during the monsoon every year. So the main objective of the project is to provide flood control and drainage facilities to an area of about 14000 ha. by constructing embankment and control structures.


Detail Description of Actual Services Provided by our company:


Detailed technical, engineering and topographical survey and investigation;

Agro-socio-economic, peopleís participation aspect and EIA as well as SIA of the project;

Hydrological/river morphological/agricultural data collection and their analysis;

Feasibility level design of flood control embankment with a view to use this as road in future;

Feasibility level design of drainage structure are made on the basis of using the embankment as road in future;

Economic and financial analysis and determining the financial implications/viability of the proposed investment and appraisal of the project budget, etc.



Firmís Name: Design Planning & Management Consultants Ltd.