Tuesday, April 16, 2024

City corporations to oversee construction

Says LGRD minister about buildings in capital, gives directives to tackle Aedes The government is planning to involve city corporations to check whether building owners have constructed their establishments at designated locations, following approved designs. Rajuk, however, will approve the designs, as usual. Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD) Minister Md Tazul Islam said this

RAJUK orders demolition of tilted building

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartipakha on Monday ordered demolition of a three-storey building that titled towards a six-storey building near it at Demra in Dhaka. The officials of the city development authorities said ‘Eva Manzil’ at Purba Hazinagar started slanting towards an adjacent six-storey building on Sunday.

RAJUK plans to set up 8 zonal offices

The Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK) is planning to set up eight zonal offices for approval of plan and supervising development. Of the eight offices, four would be located in the city’s Uttara, Gulshan, Dhanmondi and Mirpur areas, while the remaining four would be established at Gazipur, Savar, Narayanganj and Keraniganj, said Sk. Abdul Mannan,

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

90 pc of buildings in Dhaka’s outskirts unauthorised

Nearly 90 per cent of the buildings in the outskirts of the capital, including Savar, have been built illegally or without authorization from the Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkhya (RAJUK), said sources in the country’s capital development authority. The collapse of the eight-storied Rana Plaza in Savar on Wednesday, which claimed over 200 lives and injured around 2,000,

Central body needed to implement building code: Experts

A central authority, along with Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK), is needed to supervise the design of buildings and implementation of the building code in rural areas, (barring four authorities), according to experts. Sixty per cent buildings in rural areas remain vulnerable as these were constructed without following the building code or any

Rajuk conducts drive at Gulshan Lake

The city development authorities, Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha, conducted a drive on Sunday at Gulshan 1-Badda Link Road to reclaim the Gulshan Lake area from encroachment. An enforcement team of Rajuk, led by its executive magistrate Rokon-Ud Dowla, conducted the drive. Rajuk executive engineer Nurul Islam said during the drive that they demolished some

Gulshan Lake, Hatirjheel to be linked

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha has planned to connect the Gulshan Lake project area with Hatirjheel with a service road, officials said. Rajuk’s executive engineer Nurul Islam said that a four-lane, two-way road would be built from Baridhara Circle connecting Hatirjheel at the Police Plaza Concord via Marium Tower, Shahajadpur

RAJUK needs greater authority: chairman

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha and its chairman should be empowered to control and regulate all planning and development activities in the capital city, RAJUK chairman Nurul Huda said on Thursday. Speaking at workshop he said that RAJUK and its chairmen needed greater authority to carry out their assigned responsibilities

Application time for Jhilmil plots extended

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) has extended the time to apply for allotment of around 1250 plots at Jhilmil Residential Area project by one month following demands from applicants. The revised deadline is now September 25, which was August 25, said Rajuk Chairman Nurul Huda. “We have allowed the time extension honouring the request of applicants ... Read more

Rajuk, DCC among grabbers

River taskforce to seek PM’s help Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) and Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) have been filling up portions of Baunia and Ramchandrapur canals to build roads in another instance of violation of environmental laws by government agencies. The river taskforce yesterday expressed concern over the filling up of the two canals and decided ... Read more

Turn in wealth info in 30 days

HC asks Rajuk boss to examine graft by his officials The High Court yesterday directed the officials of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) to submit their wealth statements to the Rajuk chairman in 30 days. The officials will have to do so, so that the chairman can asses whether they are performing their duties honestly or ... Read more

HC summons Rajuk officials

The High Court on Monday asked all executive magistrates, authorised officers and inspectors of the Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha to appear in the court on August 4 along with the Rajuk chairman to explain what measures they had taken to enforce the safety rules on the buildings under construction in the capital. A bench of Justice ... Read more

HC summons RAJUK head, others over student death

The High Court on Wednesday asked the RAJUK chairman, two officers-in-charge (OCs) and sub-inspectors (SIs) of Sher-e-Bangla Nagar and Pallabi police stations, managing director and a director of the Sagufta group and contractors Osman Ali and Sazzad to appear before it on August 2 in connection with the death of a college student. The HC ... Read more

Demolish BGMEA bldg

Environmentalists urge govt The government must immediately demolish the much talked-about BGMEA building that the High Court has declared illegal, said environment and development organisations at a demonstration yesterday. It is not understandable why Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) is not knocking the building down despite all legal bars removed, they said during the demonstration in ... Read more

Rajuk to allot 1,250 plots in Jhilmil project

Applications to be invited for the third time soon Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) is set to invite applications for a third time for allotting around 1,250 plots in its Jhilmil Residential Area project in Keraniganj within a few days. Rajuk Chairman Nurul Huda said the Ministry of Housing and Public Works (MHPW) has already approved ... Read more