CCC move to start road uplift project work18 May 2022
Chattogram Bureau :
Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) has taken the initiative to start work on the project for road and infrastructural development of the city four months after its approval at the meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC).
As part of this, the company is starting the process of hiring consultants at a cost of Tk 70 crore in the next few days. Besides, tenders were called on Thursday for the appointment of contractors for the development of various road projects under 11 lots at a cost of around Tk 50 crore. The company has set a target to finalize the contractor within the current monsoon season. So that work can be started as soon as the dry season starts. According to CCC sources, the project, the largest in CCC's history, was approved on January 4 by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) without matching fund conditions.
However, the GO (Government Order) of project approval on March 13. The cost of the project titled ‘Development of Various Roads including Airport Road and Important Infrastructural Development under Chittagong City Corporation’ has been estimated at Tk 2,490.96 crore and sixty nine thousand. The project will be fully funded by the government.
According to the GO, the duration of the project is from March 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024.