BSS-50 Good progresses of ten development projects made: CDA Chairman





Good progresses of ten development projects made: CDA Chairman

CHATTOGRAM, Sept 12, 2020 (BSS) – Good progresses are being made of the 10 projects for infrastructural development of Chattogram, M Zahirul Alam Dobhas, chairman of the Chattogram Development Authority (CDA) said.

“We have been able to make a significant progress of the 10 ongoing projects to remove different problems in Chattogram city,” he revealed the progresses of the 10 project at a press conference held at the CDA building here today.

Road construction works from Patenga in Chattogram to Fauzdarhat in the City Outer Ring Road have nearly completed, he added.

Zahirul said a project is being implemented to build a road cam dam from Kalurghat bridge to Chaktai canal along the banks of Karnafuli river. About 25 percent of the construction work on this project has been completed.

He said the project to build an elevated expressway from Lalkhan Bazar to the airport was taken up.

The CDA chairman said the canal is being re-excavated, expanded, renovated and developed to mitigate water-logging problems from port city.

Among the 10 projects, another one is being implemented by the Army Engineering Corps through the CDA. The project has achieved 35 percent financial progress and 50 percent physical progress.

Referring to the bypass road project from Bayazid Bostami to Fauzdarhat, the CDA chairman said the financial progress has stood at 61 percent while its physical progress has been made 90 percent.

On the other hand, 83 percent physical progress has been made in the construction of Bakalia Access Road project. Financial progress has been made 60 percent, he added.

“We are constructing a modern commercial building with a shopping mall in Saltagola,” the CDA chairman said, adding 98 percent of the physical progress of this shopping mall has been completed.

He said a CDA Square Flat construction project is underway in Nasirabad. Flats will be given on lottery basis. The financial progress of this project is 26 percent, and the physical progress is 45 percent. Work is also underway on a 10-storey flat construction project in Dewan Hat Postar Par area. The financial progress of this project is 63 percent, and the physical progress is 84 percent.

Zahirul said the project to create Ananya suburban area has been taken up.

He said CDA is preparing a new master plan for Chattogram city. The work of preparing a master plan for Chattogram city will start soon. The work of making the master plan is now in the initial stage, he added.

Acting Director General of 34 Engineer Construction Brigade Colonel Abul Hasnat Mohammad Sayem, CDA Chief Engineer Kazi Hassan bin Shams, Chief Urban Planner Architect Shahinul Islam Khan and Senior CDA officials, among others, were present at press conference.

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