The Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) is one of the largest public sector organizations in Bangladesh. It is responsible for planning and implementation of rural, urban and small-scale infrastructure development programs. It works closely with local stakeholders to alleviate poverty and improve socioeconomic conditions by helping to build and improve the nation’s infrastructure at the local level. LGED promotes labor-based technologies to create employment opportunities and uses local materials in construction and maintenance to optimize the project’s impact on the economy.