Project Progress

Progress Report of Public Procurement Reform Project - II (PPRP-II)

08/04/2017 12:00 AM

Progress Report of Public Procurement Reform Project - II (PPRP-II)

(Till June 30, 2009)

Approval of PPRP-II

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif  'Public Procurement Reform Project II (PPRP-II)' was approved by the GOB in June, 2007, which is now under implementation by the CPTU/IMED.

Financing of the Project

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   IDA credit agreement with the estimated cost of the Project is Tk. 19092.00 lakh (GOB: Tk. 992.00 lakh & IDA credit: Tk. 18100.00 lakh) for the implementation period July, 2007-June, 2012. The IDA credit financing is of amount USD $23.6 million. The expected closing date of IDA credit is March, 2013.

Committees under PPRP-II

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Project Steering Committee (PSC) has been formed.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Consultative Committee has been formed.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Public Private Stakeholders Committee (PPSC) has been formed.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Four Project Management Coordinators (PMCs) are nominated from four target agencies.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Technical Working Group (TWG) has been formed.

Component 1: Furthering Policy Reform and Institutionalizing Capacity Development.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Implementation and capacity development Consultant (International) on board since 10th March, 2008.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Conducted the Training need Assessment of the 04 (Four) target agencies.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   About 400 procurement officers from four target agencies (LGED, RHD, BWDB and REB) and other public agencies trained under Three weeks Training courses on the procurement of goods, works and services for the period of Oct 26, 2008 to June 15, 2009. The training programs are being carried out in Engineering Staff College of Bangladesh (ESCB).

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Develop Training modules for Three weeks training and short term training programs.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Finalized the authentic English Text of Public Procurement Act 2006 and hosted in the CPTU website.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Draft finalized English Text of the Public Procurement Rules-2008 and hosted in the CPTU website.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Updated Six Standard Tender Documents (STDs).

Component 2: Strengthening Procurement Management at Sectoral Level & CPTU/IMED

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   The service of existing setup of CPTU, IMED has been made permanent by the Government. In addition to permanent 18 staff, additional 09 (nine) posts have also been created for CPTU.The status of the Consultants under PPRP-II is given below.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Procurement Reform Implementation Advisor (Individual National) is on board.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Project Procurement Consultant (Individual national) is on board.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Financial Management Consultant (Individual National) is on board.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   E-GP Consultant (Individual National) is on board.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Four Project Implementation Support Consultants (PISC) are on board for Four Target agencies (LGED, RHD, BWDB and REB).

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Communication and Social Awareness Consultant (national individual) is on board.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant (National individual) completed assignment.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Recruitment of required manpower through outsourcing firm under PPRP II is done (Accounts Officer, Computer Operator, Cash sarker & Driver).

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Contract for the procurement of Computers, laptop and other accessories for CPTU and IMED has already been awarded and goods delivered.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Contract for the procurement of furniture and fixtures for four target agency procuring entities has already been awarded and delivery in progress.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Procurement of Photocopiers for CPTU and IMED has already been awarded and goods already delivered.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Procurement of Vehicles for CPTU has already been awarded and vehicles delivered.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Procurement of Hardware and software for Four Target agency procuring entities (293 procuring entities) and CPTU is already awarded and delivery, installation and commissioning in progress.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant firm is already selected and contract signed.

Component 3: Introducing
e-Government Procurement (e-GP)

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   e-GP Consultant (International) is on board.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Enhancement of Procurement Management Information System (PROMIS) and CPTU website is in final stage.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Evaluation of the Proposals for the e-GP System Development and Implementation is in progress. RFP was issued to six (6) short-listed Consultants (International firms) after evaluating their Expression of Interests (EOI).

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Letter of Invitation for Proposal with detailed Terms of Reference on Internet Connectivity for Four Target agency procuring entities and CPTU Data Center for e-GP and PROMIS implementation has been issued.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Finalized the 45 Key Procurement Performance and Compliance indicators.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Prepared e-GP System Development and Implementation Monitoring Framework.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Prepared Draft e-GP Guidelines as required by the PPA 2006 [Chapter 8, Clause 65 (1)] and PPR 2008 [Chapter 8, Clause 128(1)] for the implementation of e-GP System in Bangladesh.

Component 4: Communication, Behavioral Change, and Social Accountability

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Selection of the Communication and Social awareness Consultant (firm) is in final stage.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Two episode of awareness programs on Public Procurement, Act and Rules aired on Bangladesh Television (BTV).

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Articles on public procurement and e-Government Procurement (e-GP) published in different national papers.

http://cptu.gov.bd/images/greendot.gif   Desk Calendar of 2009 published with awareness contents about Public Procurement Rules - 2008.