Third Urban Governance and Infrastructure Improvement (Sector) Project (UGIIP-III) (UGIIP-3)


The primary objective of the project is to promote sustainable human development, economic growth and poverty reduction by enhancing municipal management and strengthening capacity to deliver municipal services and improve physical infrastructure and urban services (specially to the poor) in 36 secondary towns of Bangladesh. To achieve these objectives the project will assist the selected PSs to:

• Strengthen pro-poor and gender-responsive urban governance and service delivery in 36 pourashavas of Bangladesh;

• Develop these pourashavas in an integrated and holistic way both in terms of governance and infrastructure, featured by improved municipal service delivery, financial sustainability, citizen participation, accountability, inclusiveness, transparency and urban development control; and

• Roll out application of governance criteria linked with budget allocation to all class A pourashavas of the country.
At a Glance
Short Title: UGIIP-3
Ministry: LGRD
Executing Agency: LGED & DPHE
Approval Ref: ECNEC / 01-07-2014
Project Code: 13703/224048000
Sector: Urban
Status: Ongoing Investment Project
Funded By: ADB, GOB, OFID.
Budget: 4046.17 Crore
Start Date: Jul-2014
Completion Date: Jun-2021
Name of PD: A. K. M. Rezaul Islam