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  • Submitted Final Resettlement Plan (RP), Initial Poverty and Social Assessment (IPSA), Gender Analysis and Gender Action Plan (GAP), and, HIV & Health Action Plan for component 1,2&5.

Dhaka-Chittagong-Cox's Bazar Rail Project

Assignment Name:

Dhaka-Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar Rail Project Preparatory Facility [ADB Loan No. 3295-BAN(COL)]

Name of Client:

Bangladesh Railway



Assignment Location within country:

Dhaka, Chittagong

Start Date (Month/Year):

May 2018

Completion Date (Month/Year):

July 2019

Duration of Assignment (Months):


Total No. of staff-month of the assignment:


Name of Joint Venture Consultants, if any:

Canarail Consultants

No. of Staff-Months of Key Professional Staff provided by Joint Venture /Associated Consultants:


Name of Senior Staff (Team Leader /Social Safeguard Specialist, Deputy Team Leader/Field Coordinator-I, Deputy Team Leader/Field Coordinator-II, Gender Specialist & STI/HIV/AIDS Assessment Specialist) Involved and Functions Performed:

Hafiza Khatun: Team Leader ,K. M. Mosharrof Hossain: Deputy Team Leader/Field Coordinator-I, AKM Nuruzzaman: Deputy Team Leader/Field Coordinator-II, Samima Parvin: Gender Specialist & Md. Anwarul Hoque: STI/HIV/AIDS Assessment Specialist

Narrative Description of Project:

Government of Bangladesh identified some projects for potential investment under ADB funding. These along with others modes of transport will contribute to development of national, regional and eventually international economy and trade. The components are:

  1. Conversion of Tongi- Bhairab Bazar-Akhaura MG double track into DG double track (Approx. 104 km);
  2. Conversion of Laksam- Chinki Astana-Chittagong MG double track into DG double track (Approx. 130 km);
  3. Proposed Dhirasram to Pubail Railway connection and proposed ICD at Dhirasrom;

Detailed Description of Actual Services Provided by our Staff: