ADB Loan No. 2015 – BAN (SF) PEDPII: Phase-II Consultancy services for monitoring and supervision of civil works and supply of furniture under Second Primary Education Development Program (PEDP-II)
Project Name: ADB Loan No. 2015 – BAN (SF) PEDPII: Phase-II Consultancy services for monitoring and supervision of civil works and supply of furniture under Second Primary Education Development Program (PEDP-II)
Duration: September, 2009 – March, 2011
Client: Directorate of Primary Education, Ministry of Primary and Mass Education (MoPME)
Funded by: ADB, WB and others donors
Description of Project: The main goal of the program is to reduce poverty through universal primary education and the contribute to sustainable socioeconomic development and equity in Bangladesh society as envisaged in Millennium Development Goal. One of the main components of PEDP-II is Quality improvement through infrastructure development. This component includes various components (total 1498 schools, 30 PTIs, 31 District Education Offices, 181 Upazila Resource Centers, 185 Upazila Education offices in Rajshahi, Khulna, Barisal and Sylhet Divisions) of civil works and supply of furniture. Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) on behalf of the DPE has been implementing this component with a country wide approach. The Planning & Development Director of the DPE is taking assistance from the Consultant for monitoring and supervising the civil works. The LGED started the work in June 2004. The monitoring and supervising for the Consultant cover the following work contracted to the LGED for extension and renovation of schools with new class rooms.
Description of actual services provided by DPDS in the assignment:
Reviewed the construction design and existing facilities of construction work under PEDPII. Assisted DPE in monitoring and supervising the infrastructure work contracted from DPE to the LGED under Second Primary Education Development Program (PEDP-II). Conducted site survey analysis, review the plan and provide suggession in respective of suitability of design. Undertaken monitoring and supervision to ensure quality control of construction as well as supply of furniture. DPDS also assisted in preparing change in structural design and estimates according to site conditions when necessary. Reviewed the construction cost and financial progress of the work. The other tasks were site and survey analysis, inventory of facilities, monitoring and supervision of construction work and supplied furniture with physical and financial progress and quality control and report writing. The monitoring and supervising for the Consultant cover the following work contracted to the LGED: a. Extension and Renovation of 249 UEOs (Upazila Education Offices) in Upazila complex; b. Renovation of existing Primary Teachers Training Institutions (PTI); c. Construction of 181,URCs (Upazila Resource Centers) located at Upazilas; d. Construction of 7000 schools with new class rooms, attached toilets with teacher’s rooms, and sinking of 8000′ arsenic free additional tube-wells; e. Extension of 31 DPEOs (District Primary Education Offices) including construction of boundary walls. Experienced in monitoring of construction work will help us to provide technical support to above mentioned project.