Project Coordination and Monitoring Unit (PCMU)

Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project (ECRRP) & Urban Resilience Project (URP)

Programming Division, Planning Commission, Ministry of Planning


Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK) Part


 01. Project Title : Urban Resilience Project (URP): Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK) Part
02. a) Sponsoring Ministry/Division : Ministry of Housing & Public Works (MOHPW)
b) Executing Agency : Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK)
03. Objectives of the Project:
  The overall objective is:
To strengthen the capacity of GoB agencies to efficiently and effectively respond to emergency events in Dhaka and Sylhet; the secondary objective is to improve quality of new construction in Dhaka and Sylhet City.
The Specific objectives are to implement Components B and C, which are comprised of the following goals :
i) Conduct a Vulnerability Assessment of Critical and Essential Facilities and Lifelines;
ii) Support the Development of a Risk-Sensitive Land use Planning Practice in Dhaka;
iii) Create and Operationalize an Urban Resilience Unit (URU) in RAJUK;
iv) Establish an Electronic Construction Permitting System;
v) Set up a Professional Accreditation Program for Engineers, Architects and Planners; and
vi) Improve Building code Enforcement within RAJUK Jurisdiction.
04. Location of the Project
  Division District Thana/City Corporation
  Dhaka Dhaka, Gazipur and Narayangonj DNCC, DSCC, GCC, NCC, Savar Pourashova, Keranigonj Upazila (Part)
05. Estimated Cost of the Project :
    i) Total Tk. 429,90.00 Lakh
ii) GoB Tk. 21,80.00 Lakh
iii) Project Aid Tk. 408,10.00 Lakh
Exchange Rate 1 US$ = 77.00 TAKA
06. Project Implementation Period : i) Date of Commencement 01 July, 2015
    ii) Date of Completion 30 June, 2020
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