The Water Resources Planning Organization (WARPO) is an apex organization under the Ministry of Water Resources, dealing with nationwide water resources planning. In 1983 Government created Master Plan Organization (MPO) with a mandate to prepare National Water Plans. MPO became WARPO under act no. xii of 1992. Flood Plan Coordination Organization (FPCO) was created in 1989 to coordinate Flood Action Plan (FAP) activities and has been merged with WARPO in January 1996
WARPO is a multi-disciplinary organization with a team of 44 professionals from a wide range of disciplines
The Water Resources Planning Act 1992 and the National Water Policy of the Government of Bangladesh mandated and assigned various important responsibilities. These are grouped into two categories, namely: routine core function and periodic function.