Home Today's Paper Most Popular Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Subscription Blog Signin Register
Logo
Friday, July 10, 2020 06:13:38 PM
Follow Us On: Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter

RCC plans Tk 3,000 cr uplift project to enhance civic amenities

photo by

By
08th-Jan-2020       
Share
  • Twitter
  • Google+
  • Save
  • E-mail
  • Print
Comments
Share your thought
Post a comment »
Read all () »

BSS, Rajshahi :
Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) has planned a Tk 3,000 crore development project aimed at enhancing the civic amenities to a new height.
The project has provision of constructing overpasses on the city's important railway crossings in order to free those from any accident, said Ashraful Haque, Chief Engineer of the city corporation.
He mentioned that salient features of the project are: around sixty-nine infrastructural developments including construction of six flyovers, 60 Bangabandhu Murals, central Shaheed Minar, 17 foot-over bridges and walkways besides the water bodies.
Engineer Haque said 284.86-kilometer roads will be constructed newly side by side with reconstruction of 186.36-kilometer roads and widening of other 30.56-kilometer roads.
Besides, 41.92-kilometer footpath, 62.07-kilometer walkways, 17 beautification infrastructures, 30 public toilets and four recreational parks will be constructed.
292.34-kilometer tertiary drains, 59.33-kilometer secondary drains and 4.51-kilometer primary drains will be constructed.
Meanwhile, the city corporation has been implementing six projects involving around Taka 795.59 crore at present to attain the cherished goal of developing sustainable citizen-friendly living after installing the scopes of quality physical infrastructural facilities of roads, drains and culverts.
Aimed at freeing the city's around seventy-five percent areas from water-logging by June, 2020, a project titled "Drain Construction for Removing Water-logging in Rajshahi city (Third Phase)" is being implemented involving around Taka 193.29-crore (proposed).
Construction of 93.40-km drains including 67.75-km tertiary and 19.29-km secondary ones are at the final stage.
Four railway culverts are being expanded beside construction of 8.67-km approach roads in addition to the procurement of two long-boom excavators and two rubber trucks under the project.
To make the traffic movement unhindered through expansion of the road crossings, 132.27-kilometer roads, 49.21-kilometer drains and 19.5-kilometer footpaths beside some of the physical infrastructure are being constructed and developed at different areas at a cost of around Taka 172.98 crore.
A four-lane east-west connecting road from the Rajshahi-Naogaon highway to Mohanpur Rajshahi-Natore highway is being constructed with the main thrust of building a strong and effective communication system.
Construction of a two-lane 327.5-meter flyover with ram on the railway track is one of the major components of the 6.793-killometer road construction project which is being implemented at a cost of around Taka 182.68 crore.
Upon completion of the project works by June, 2020, the road will create scopes of improving socio-economic condition of the public in general side by side with reducing urban poverty; installing an easy communication system between the Rajshahi city and national and regional connectivity.
Another existing road from Kalpana Cinema Hall crossing to Talaimary crossing is being elevated to four-lane with 2.20-meter wide footpath on both sides at a cost of around Taka 127.5 crore. Two other roads, one from Upashahar crossing to Sonadighi crossing and other from Malopara crossing to Sagarpara crossing, are being widened.
Main objective of the Taka 108.27-crore project is to smooth movement of city dwellers. Reconstruction works of the century-old public library building is progressing fast here as initiative has been taken to modernize the library to meet up the demand of time here under a Taka 21.95 crore project.
Construction works of a five-storey building of Padma Library and 17.94-kilometer footpaths were completed beside renovation of six dilapidated temples under the project.

Tariff
Add Rate

News Archive

Inside The New Nation

Editorial »

Woes of our job seekers trafficked to Vietnam and other countries


The stranded illegally trafficked workers recently  forcibly  entered  our embassy in Vietnam and demanded help to send them back to Bangladesh as they had no way to pay for the airfare. The embassy officials informed the foreign ministry but the foreign ministry's reply was the government had no funds for ...

Sports »

Asia Cup postponed due to coronavirus


Agency :The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Thursday evening confirmed what Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly had announced on July 8, that the 2020 Asia Cup has been cancelled.The ACC said that they are working towards securing June 2021 as a suitable window for ...

Business & Economy »

Mahmudur Rahman, Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Noakhali Zone of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, inaugurating its sub branch as chief guest at Dudmukha Bazar in Dagonbhuiyan in Feni recently. Businesspersons, Professionals and social elites were also present in the function.


.

Entertainment »

Nandita returns with Gaan-er Oparey


Entertainment Report :Gaan-er Oparey is a regular musical show on Ekushey Television. In 2013, popular singer of present time Sanzida Mahmood Nandita performed in the programme to keep invitation from producer of the show Mohsina Rahman. During break of that programme while discussion with Nandita, Mohsina Rahman offered her to ...

International »

US to conduct military training with Cyprus, upsetting Turkey


Al Jazeera News :The United States has said it will conduct military training with the Republic of Cyprus for the first time, drawing criticism from its NATO ally, Turkey.The announcement came months after the US Congress late last year ended an arms embargo on the entire island, imposed in 1987 ...

City »

Progressive Students' Alliance forms a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Thursday in protest against destroying of furnitures and certificates of tenant students.


.

Editorial »

Hospitals like Regent are the creation of corruption level


THE Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Tuesday sealed off two units of Regent Hospital in the city's Uttara and Mirpur area over their alleged involvement in issuing fake Covid-19 certificates and taking money from coronavirus patients for treatment. RAB in response to huge complaints conducted the drive and found many ...

City »

Bangladesh Kindergarten Association forms a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Wednesday to realize its 10-point demands including stimulus packages for education entrepreneurs.


.

International »

Death toll in Ethiopia violence over singer's killing hits 239


Al Jazeera News :The death toll from demonstrations and ethnic violence that erupted in Ethiopia last week following the murder of a popular singer from the Oromo ethnic group has risen to 239, according to police.Pop star Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, a hero to many Oromo who saw him as the voice ...

Entertainment »

Deepika Padukone to participate in session on mental wellness


Bllywood actress Deepika Padukone will soon be opening up about the importance of mental health, and dealing with the stress, anxiety and depression during the pandemic, through a virtual session. “The COVID-19 pandemic has caused much turmoil; social isolation, uncertainty about the future and coping with academic pressures, to name ...

International »

Taliban violence threatening peace process: Ghani


AFP, Kabul :Afghan President Ashraf Ghani warned on Monday that Taliban violence is threatening the country's peace process, as he briefed the international community on Kabul's preparations for peace talks with the militant group.Afghan authorities and the Taliban are preparing to engage in negotiations aimed at ending the nearly two-decade-old ...

Cricket »

Lara says West Indies must try to win in four days


West Indies must try and win the Tests against England in four days because they cannot last five days, says legendary batsman Brian Lara.The three-Test series starts on Wednesday at Southampton.The tourists have a strong fast bowling line-up but their batsmen average only 23.59 in 19 Tests since their most ...

Business & Economy »

Coronavirus: Japan's household spending slumps at record rate


BBC :Japan's household spending has slumped at a record pace as measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus kept people at home.Government figures show household spending dropped by 16.2% in May from a year earlier.The worse than expected fall was the fastest rate of decline since comparable data began ...

City »

Major General Abul Kalam Mohammad Ziaur Rahman, GOC of Barisal Sheikh Hasina Sena Nibas on Tuesday visits the construction work of the ring dam from Bogi to Gabtala in Sharankhola Upazila which was damaged by cyclone Amphan.


Editorial »

With bleak fortune jute is still very much a golden fibre


AT least 10 state-owned jute mills are operating in India while the government of Bangladesh has closed all the 25 public sector jute mills, which would result in adverse impacts on both the domestic and international markets of the country. Jute growers and jute goods exporters feared that Bangladesh jute ...

 
Items that you save may be read at any time on your computer, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.
 
Are you new to our website? Do you have already an account at our website?
Create An Account Log in here
Email this news to a friend or like someone
Email:
Write a comment to this news