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Assignment Name: ††Technical Feasibility Studies and Detailed Design for Coastal Embankment Improvement Programme under Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery & Restoration Project (BWDB Part), IDA Credit No. 4507-BD.



Assignment Location within Country: Entire Coastal districtsof Bangladesh ††


Duration of assignment (months): 18

Name of Client:BWDB

Professional Staff Provided by our Organization:

No. of Staff: 06

No. of Person-Months: 37

Start Date (Month/Year):


August 2010

Completion Date (Month/Year):


January 2012

Name of Associated Consultants, if any:

Consulting Engineering Services (India) Pvt. Ltd. India

Devconsultants Ltd. Bangladesh

Kranti Association Ltd. Bangladesh


No. of Person-Months of Professional Staff Provided by Associated Consultants: 77


Name of Senior Staff (Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader) Involved and Functions Performed:

SMH Bokhari††††††††††† ---Coastal Drainage & Flood Management Specialist

Mohiruddin Ahmed†† ---Hydraulic Structural Engineer

Md. Alam Miah†††††††† ---Hydrologist/Climate Change Specialist

M. Badiuzzaman††††† ---†† Economist/Financial Specialist

Detailed Narrative Description of the Project:

Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries to natural disasters, mainly by coastal cyclones from the Bay of Bengal and upstream river floods during monsoon season. Cyclone surges, high tides and river floods are particularly significant and causes major losses of life and properties in the coastal areas. The objective of the project is to prepare a comprehensive coastal embankment improvement program and implementation of this first project CEIP-1would be carried out in two steps: (i) Detailed feasibility study for the whole (123 polders) coastal embankment system, its detailed design & bidding documents of 1-2 packages for first yearís implementation and (ii) Construction supervision, project management support and preparation of bidding documents of remaining CEIP-1 work.††††


Detailed Description of Actual Services Provided by our Staff:


The activities and scope of works for phase-1 will include: Detailed feasibility study, design and engineering aspects including review anduse of existing information, hydrological, hydraulic and morphological study for coastal area and mathematical modelling, optimize embankment design criteria to provide vest cost-effectiveness for protection of the hinterland, assess internal water management risks of the polders, develop a coastal embankment strategy and phasing and preparation of feasibility level design. Social impact assessment and preparation of RAP, environmental assessment, EMP & EIA etc. Preparation of feasibility report, project implementation plan, procurement packages, economic analysisand financial management system, cost estimate, O & M,monitoring and evaluation etc.

For phase-11: Construction supervision, detailed design, project management and implementation support. Contract management and administration and project management support.†††††††



Firmís Name: Design Planning & Management Consultants Ltd.