The Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU) of the Planning Ministry has won the World Bank's Directors Award for Most Innovative, Collaborative and Impactful Governance Global Practice Operations.
CPTU gained the award for its project called Digitizing Implementation Monitoring and Public Procurement (DIMAPP), the project's task team leader Ishtiak Siddique confirmed about the achievement, reads a press release.
The award was announced in the Governance GP's Global Forum which took-place last week.
CPTU under the Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division (IMED) has been implementing the project since 2017. The World Bank is providing technical and financial support to implement the project.
Ishtiak Siddique expressed the hope that this initiative would help Bangladesh further improve its public procurement performance and also encourage many other countries to take similar initiatives.