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Assignment Name: Planning, Design & top Supervision of Khulna-Jessore Drainage Rehabilitation Project, financed by ADB Loan No. 1285-BAN (SF)


Country: Bangladesh

Location within the Country: Khulna and Jessore Districts



Professional Staff Provided by our firm:


No. of Staff: 4

No. of Man-Months: 250


Name of the Client: Bangladesh Water Development Board

WAPDA Bhaban, Motijheel, Dhaka.


Start Date (Month/Year):


August, 1995

Completion Date (Month/Year):


December, 2002

Approx. Value of Services:


Tk. 150.0 million


Name of the Associated Firms, if any:


Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation (SMEC), Australia; Delft Hydraulics, The Netherlands;

North West Hydraulic Consultants, Canada;

ACE, ECBL and ENPLAM of Bangladesh


No. of Man-Months of Professional

Staff Provided by the Associated


Name of Senior Staff Involved and Functions Performed:


Dr. Syed Shahrul Huq†††††††††††††††††† ††† -†††††††† Project Co-ordinator

Mr. Md. Afazuddin/ Md. Shafiuddin†† -††††††† Co-Team Leader

Mr. Saiful Islam Chowdhury†††††††††††††† -†††††† Sediment Specialist

Mr. Abul Bashar/ Ratish Ch. Das/†††††††††† -††††††† Resident Engineer

Mr. Harun-ar-Rashid


Detail Narrative Description of the Project:


The project covering an area of 100,600 ha in Khulna and Jessore districts where there is a serious drainage problem. The Govt. has secured a loan from ADB to rehabilitate the drainage facilities to improve agricultural production in the area including fish cultivation.


Detail Description of Actual Services Provided by our company:


Site survey and investigation, preparation of topo maps, location plans, hydrological studies, sediment survey and analyses, soil investigation, planning, design, preparation of tender documents, specification, BOQ, O&M Manual, Selection of Contractors, Supervision of Construction including quality and progress monitoring, preparation of as-built drawings for various components of the infrastructure required, such as drainage regulators, irrigation and drainage canals, embankments for flood control and drainage, rural roads, culverts, bridges etc.


Firmís Name: Design Planning & Management Consultants Ltd.