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RHD Operational Procedure Planning and Maintenance Wing
 
Economics
 
OP/EC/1.1 - Review of Feasibility Study Reports
 
Purpose and Scope :

This procedure describes the process for reviewing feasibility study reports completed outside the Economic Circle. This will include all donor funded projects and those GOB projects not approved directly by the Circle. The Circle will ensure that the reports are consistent with GOB appraisal guidelines.
 
Definitions :

Feasibility Study Reports Any report completed by a consultant or other Government agency that assesses the feasibility of investing in the maintenance or development of the RHD road and bridge network.
 
Responsibility :

Chief Transport Economist - Economics Circle (CTE) controls and authorises process

Executive Transport Economist - Feasibility Studies Division (ETE-FSD) conducts review

Assistant Transport Economist - Feasibility Studies Division (ATE-FSD) collects any information (from secondary sources) needed to verify report
 
Method :

4.1 REQUEST RECEIVED TO REVIEW FEASIBILITY STUDY

The request will usually be addressed to the CTE from the MOC. Once received the CTE will organise the FSD to conduct the review within the requested timeframe.

4.2 REVIEW OF STUDY

The ETE-FSD will review the study to ensure that it complies with GOB guidelines. This will include checking for mathematical accuracy; suitability and adequacy of data used including construction costs, maintenance costs, road user costs and traffic data; suitability of appraisal process and robustness of results.

4.3 PRODUCE REVIEW REPORT

The review will be written up in a short review report by the ETE-FSD and approved by the CTE. Once approved this will be submitted to the requestor for necessary action.
 
References :

Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics publications (e.g. Statistical Yearbook)

GOB Appraisal Guidelines- forthcoming under CIDC3

Annual Road User Cost Report, Economics Circle

RHD Road Network Database Annual Report, (Planning & Maintenance Wing)
 
Procedure Flowchart :

The procedure flowchart for this procedure is detailed below -
 


 


 

 

For duties associated with each grade of personnel see

 

Updated on : 1/12/2003

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