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Assignment Name: Design & Construction Supervision of hydraulic structures including embankment of 1998 Flood Damage Restoration Project, financed by WFP & IDA Credit No. 2791-BD.


Country: Bangladesh

Project Location within the Country: All over Bangladesh


Professional Staff Provided:

No. of Staff: 47

No. of Man-Months: 94


Name of the Client: Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB), WAPDA Bhaban, Motijheel, Dhaka.



Start Date (Month/Year):


November, 1998

Completion Date (Month/Year):


January, 1999

Approx. Value of Services

Tk. 9.336 million

Name of the Associated firms, if any:


SMEC International Pty. Ltd.


No. of man-months of Professional

Staff Provided by the Associated

firms: 4

Name of Senior Staff Involved and Functions Performed:


Engr. Mesbahuddin Ahmed - Dy. Team Leader & In-charge of monitoring

Engr. Harun-ar Rashid - Site Survey, data collection, compilation and reporting

Engr. M.A Wahab - Site Survey, data collection, compilation and reporting

Engr. Md. Mohiruddin - Site Survey, data collection, compilation and reporting

Dr. Monowar Hossain - Economic and Social Survey, data collection, compilation and



Detail Narrative Description of the Project:


A major flood took place from July to September 1998 which significantly damaged BWDBs infrastructures throughout the country. GOB requested different donor agencies for financial assistance for making a survey to assess the damages caused. The Govt. of Australia and UNDP have agreed to extend financial help for this assessment work and so the consultant was appointed.


Detail Description of Actual Services Provided by our company:


Made physical survey of the damaged areas, assessed the damages caused, suggested the measures to be taken for repair and reconstruction of the damaged infrastructure, preparation of cost estimate for such reconstruction works and prepared detailed report incorporating all these aspects.


Firms Name: Design Planning & Management Consultants Ltd.