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Establishment of a 50-Bed Medical College and up-gradation and modernization of Existing Railway Hospital into 250 beds at Central Railway Building in Chittagong
Project Information
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Project Name:
Establishment of a 50-Bed Medical College and up-gradation and modernization of Existing Railway Hospital into 250 beds at Central Railway Building in Chittagong
Sector:
Health
Department/Ministry:
Ministry of Railway
Implementing Agency:
Bangladesh Railway
Location:
Chittagong
Estimated Capital Cost:
< $6m
$6-30m
$30-80m
$80-200m
$200-500m
> $500m
Approval:
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the project on 14 August 2013.
Background:
Chittagong is the second largest commercial hub of the country with significant and vibrant economic activities. Bangladesh Railway has decided to expand its social services in some other areas by utilizing its core competence including hues land base and other infrastructure. For the medical care of the BR’s employees, it has some hospitals at different places. Chittagong Railway Hospital is one of them. BR has significant unused land and hospital infrastructure within the existing Chittagong Railway Hospital compound beside the Chittagong Railway station. Considering that there are a limited number of modern hospitals and medical colleges in Chittagong comparing required demand, BR has decided to utilize the unused land and the existing hospital complex at Central Railway Building in Chittagong for construction of a modern medical college & hospital and nursing institute on a PPP model.

The proposed project has been provided in-principal approval by the Cabinet Committee for Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 14 August 2013. The proposed hospital is expected to cater the health service requirements for both the BR’s employees as well as general people.
Objective:
The objectives of this project are:
• To provide medical services to common people as well as Bangladesh Railway’s employees.
• To increase revenue earning potential of Bangladesh Railway.
• To ensure more efficient utilization of Bangladesh Railway assets.
Project Scope:
Redevelopment of existing hospital facilities and development of a new medical college and nursing institute
Indicative Timing:
Development Period: 2013 - 2015
Procurement Period: 2015 - 2016
Status:

Project Screening
 

Project
Preparation Stage
 

Procurement Stage
RFQ | RFP
Note:
PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited appointed as Transaction Advisory and currently carrying out the Feasibility Study.
Contact:

Najmus Sayadat
Director (Finance)
Phone: +88 02 55007420
E-mail: najmus@pppo.gov.bd
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Public Private Partnership Authority
Prime Minister's Office
1st Floor, NGO Affairs Bureau Bhaban
Plot: E-13 B Agargaon, Shere Bangla Nagar,
Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.
Phone: +88 02 55007421
(Last updated 8 January 2017; subject to further revision.)
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