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DSCC severs utility connections to 9 holdings

  • Published at 09:22 pm March 11th, 2019
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A team, led by air commodore Md Zahid Hossain, chief waste management officer of DSCC, inspecting a warehouse during a drive in Hazaribag of Old Dhaka on Monday; March 04, 2019 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

The DSCC conducted the drive at Debidas Lane, Khazadewan Lane, Haranath Ghosh Road, Moneswar Road, BC Road, and Bonogram Road of Hazaribagh and Old Dhaka

The Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) on Monday severed the utility connections of nine holdings, as part of a drive to remove chemical warehouses from Old Dhaka.

According to a DSCC source, a special taskforce of the local government agency also gave eight factories 15 days to relocate their chemical warehouses, and fined another company Tk1 lakh.

The DSCC conducted the drive at Debidas Lane, Khazadewan Lane, Haranath Ghosh Road, Moneswar Road, BC Road, and Bonogram Road of Hazaribagh and Old Dhaka.


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So far, utility connections to warehouses at 132 holdings have been disconnected as part of the drives to remove chemical warehouses.

The DSCC launched the drives after a devastating fire at Chawkbazar claimed the lives of 71 people and injured dozens of others on February 20.