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RDA implementing Tk 377.79-cr uplift projects

  • Published at 01:29 am October 16th, 2019
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The RDA has also implemented five other projects at a cost of around Tk 387.36 crore during last five years

The Rajshahi Development Authority (RDA) has been implementing four development projects with an estimated cost of around Tk 377.79 crore with the main thrusts of elevating living and livelihood condition of the city dwellers.

The RDA has also implemented five other projects at a cost of around Tk 387.36 crore during last five years.

Abdullah al Tarique, Executive Engineer of RDA, said a project of road- widening from Court to bypass road has been implemented involving around Tk 106 crore.

Various infrastructural facilities like 2.25-km bituminous road carpeting, 3,010-meter RCC drain with common duct, eight RCC culverts, 4,500-meter water, electricity and gas supply lines each and 2,250 meter T&T line along the four-lane road were developed under the project.

The RDA is also constructing another 5 km four-lane road from near RUET campus to bypass road at a cost of around Tk 206.64 crore.

The road will have 9,000-meter RCC drain and eight culverts, a four-lane overpass along with installations of 5,000-meter water, power, gas and telephone lines each.

It has also started implementing another project to make Rajshahi Metropolitan Development Plan sensible to disaster risks through updating the Effective Mega and Detailed Area Plans at a cost of around Tk 18.36 crore.

“We are going to install “Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Square” at Talaimari crossing with an estimated cost of around Tk 59.28 crore”, said Engineer Tarique.

Necessary development works of Barnoy Residential Area Development project were completed.

Development of 227 residential plots, construction of 1.86 km single-lane road with bituminous carpeting, 4086-meter RCC drain and 18 culverts and water and power supply to the entire area were the major works of the Tk 73.11-crore project.