Back to List


Assignment Name: Design & Construction Supervision of hydraulic structures including embankment of Emergency Flood Damage Rehabilitation Project (Part D: Water Resources) under ADB Assistance


Country: Bangladesh

Assignment Location within Country: All over of Bangladesh


Duration of Project (months): 30

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


Professional Staff Provided by our Organization:


No. of Staff: 10

No. of Staff-Months: 146


Start Date (Month/Year)


January, 2005

Completion Date (Month/Year)


June, 2007


Name of the Associated Consultants, if any:



No. of man-months of Professional

Staff Provided by the Associated

Consultants: Foreign: 50, Local†† : 290

Name of Senior Staff Involved and Functions Performed:


Mohiruddin Ahmed††††††††††††††††† -†††††††††† Design Engineer

Md. Kamal Baksha††††††††††††††††††† -†††††††††† Construction Supervision Engineer

Md. Abdul Hasem††† †††††††††††††††† -†††††††††† Construction Supervision Engineer

Faridul Islam ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -†††††††††† Social Development Specialist


Detailed Narrative Description of Project:


In the year 2004, severe flood occurred in Bangladesh during the month of July.40% area of the country was under flood water causing damages to the infrastructures. Bangladesh Water Development Board engaged consultant to assess the damages, prioritization of the work to be undertaken, planning for rehabilitation as well as the cost of rehabilitation. The consultant assessed the damages from both technical, social & environmental points of view and submitted the Final Report on 31.10.2004 with a recommendation of priority of work to be undertaken and the cost of rehabilitation in phases.


ADB provided US$ 72.00 million as emergency assistance for rehabilitation of damaged infrastructures. Rehabilitation works include re-sectioning of 2390 km of partly damaged and reconstruction of 147km breaches/fully damaged & retired embankment, rehabilitation of 219 km fully damaged, 336 km partly damaged irrigation canal/drainage channels, construction of 10 km and rehabilitation of 35 km river bank protection/river training work, repair & replacement of 35 nos. water control structures.


Detailed Description of Actual Services Provided by our staff:


The services of the consultant include to the following:

         Flood damage assessment.

         Detailed design

         Evaluation of tenders

         Quality control & supervision of construction works

         Assessment of Impact on environment.

         Training of BWDB staff

         Project Management & Monitoring



Firmís Name: Design Planning & Management Consultants Ltd.