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Water Resources Planning Organization
Secretariat to Executive Committee of National Water Resources Council
Mandate of WARPO
A. Water Resources Planning Act (1992):

National Water Policy (1999) declared WARPO as apex organization for macro planning in the country and also Secretariat to Executive committee to National Water Resources Council (ECNWRC); the policy gave clear mandate on the following:

  • To provide administrative, technical, and legal support to the ECNWRC.
  • To advise the ECNWRC on policy, planning, and regulatory matters of water resources and related land and environmental management.
  • To prepare and periodically update the National Water Management Plan.
  • To setup and update the National Water Resources Database (NWRD) and Information Management System.
  • To act as a "clearing house" for all water sector projects identified by different agencies and reporting to the ECNWRC on their conformity to the NWMP.
  • To undertake any special study, as may be required by the ECNWRC, for fulfilling the objectives and programmes envisaged in the National Water Policy and the Bangladesh Water and Flood Management Strategy.
Mission and Vision of WARPO

Mission

The Mission of WARPO is to achieve sustainable water resources development in Bangladesh by pursuing Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).

Vision

The Vision of WARPO is to become an apex organization in macro-level planning, - a center of excellence for the management and integrated development of water resources in the country, the central coordinating body for all relevant activities in the water sector, the custodian of National and Regional Water Resources Databases and Information systems and to act as Secretariate to ECNWRC for operationalizing Bangladesh Water Act (2013) and also other activities

B. National Water Policy (1999):

National Water Policy (1999) declared WARPO as apex organization for macro planning in the country and also Secretariat to Executive committee to National Water Resources Council (ECNWRC); the policy gave clear mandate on the following:

  1. To provide administrative, technical, and legal support to the ECNWRC.
  2. To advise the ECNWRC on policy, planning, and regulatory matters of water resources and related land and environmental management.
  3. To prepare and periodically update the National Water Management Plan.
  4. To setup and update the National Water Resources Database (NWRD) and Information Management System.
  5. To act as a “clearing house” for all water sector projects identified by different agencies and reporting to the ECNWRC on their conformity to the NWMP.
  6. To undertake any special study, as may be required by the ECNWRC, for fulfilling the objectives and programmes envisaged in the National Water Policy and the Bangladesh Water and Flood Management Strategy.
C. Coastal zone policy (CZPo 2005)
  • To co-ordinate the development initiatives taken by different agencies in the coastal zone;
  • To establish of Program Co-ordination Unit (PCU).
D. Bangladesh Water Act 2013
  1. Act as Secretariat to Executive committee of National Water Resources Council (NWRC)
  2. Periodically the water resources and its use and identify water stress Area and safe yield
  3. Provide technical clearance of water sector projects proposal
  4. Provide permit/licenses of water abstraction for projects and industrial and commercial purposes
  5. Monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of Bangladesh Water Act
E. Other Mandates as conceived/emerged from NWMP, NWRC and Others
  • To centrally coordinate and monitor the implementation of the “National Water Management Plan”;
  • To prepare and update National Water Law revising and consolidating the laws governing ownership, development, appropriation, utilization, conservation, and protection of water resources.”
  • To resolve interagency conflicts related to water development and management and report to ECNWRC;
  • Upkeep water resources assessment, delineate sub-regions and zones and assist relevant agencies in establishing water stress areas, flood vulnerable areas, zones for brackish aquaculture for planning of new projects and regulations for location of ne
About WARPO
Background
Major Achievements
Parichalana Parishad
Technical Committee
Director General's profile
Mandate
Mission & Vision of WARPO
Routine and Periodic Function
Organogram
Key Personnel
Water Resources Planning Organization
72 Green Road, Dhaka-1215,Bangladesh
Contact Person
Saiful Alam
Email:  saiful31473@gmail.com
PABX: +88 02 987012
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