Social Security Policy Support (SSPS) Programme

An initiative of the Cabinet Division and the General Economics Division (GED), Bangladesh Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh

Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Cyclone Prone Sidr Affected Coastal Area

Agency (Ministry/Division/Department):
Ministry of Local Government Rural Development and Cooperatives
Background and Objective (when the programme started and in what context):
The Objectives of the Project are:
1) Ensuring supply of safe water to the people of cyclone prone coastal areas of the country,
2) Promoting environmental sanitation thus reducing water related diseases and post cyclone environmental hazards
3) Hygiene practice and behavioural changes through social mobilisation and community participation.
Local Implementation: (who implements the programme at the local level): The sponsoring Ministry/Division is Local govt., Rural Development & Co-operatives/Local Govt. Division and the Executive Agency is the Department of Public Health Engineering.
Budget in BDT million (FY 2015-2016):
BDT 0.0 crore
Coverage (Geographic) & Beneficiary Number (male/female) (Latest record, indicate year):
All upazilas (119) of the following 16 coastal districts: Gopalganj, Sariatpur, Laxmipur, Patuakhali, Barguna, Barisal, Pirojpur, Jhalokhati, Bhola, Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Khulna, Bagerhat, Satkhira, Noakhali and Feni.
Targeting (how beneficiaries are targeted) and Eligibility Criteria (who are eligible for this programme):
Benefit (what is delivered—cash, kind, employment) & outline frequency (at what interval the benefit is delivered, i.e. monthly, quarterly etc):

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