Thursday, May 30, 2024

Cabinet body on DAP to dispose petitions for revision

The cabinet committee on detailed area plan (DAP) review has formed two committees to physically visit and dispose the petitions which were submitted to the Rajdhani Unnayan Katripakkhya (RAJUK) to revise the plan for in and around the capital announced in 2010. The committees include cabinet sub-committee on detailed area plan (DAP) review to recommend ... Read more

Watch city high-rises

Experts want urban plan respected For a livable Dhaka, the government must ensure that high-rises are constructed in compliance with the capital’s Detailed Area Plan (DAP) said experts at a seminar yesterday. Authorities should permit a site to construct a high-rise only after taking into account the DAP, existing population density, traffic impact, utility service ... Read more

Housing projects keep grabbing flood zones

Several hundred land development and housing projects continue to take over hundreds of acres of low-lying flood zone and farmland around the capital Dhaka jeopardising the ecosystem. In 2010, when the government prepared the Detailed Area Plan for 590 square miles of the capital city which specifies how the land should be used in the ... Read more