Wednesday, May 22, 2024

No water yet for Buriganga, Turag from Jamuna river

The “Buriganga River Restoration Project (New Dhaleswari-Pungli-Bangshi-Turag-Buriganga river system)” has been virtually stalled for various reasons, including delay in funds allocation, non-availability of dredgers and non-participation of bidders in the tender process. The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) project, worth Tk. 944.09 crore, was supposed to take off in December last