Comparative activities, various stories

In 2017, the public authority took up a four-and-a-half-year project, worth over Tk 3,900 crore, to develop spans in rustic zones for boosting horticultural and non-rural creation just as sending the produce to the market without any problem. 

Peculiarly, authorities of Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) didn't complete any attainability concentrate on around 100 of 130 extensions to be constructed. 

All the scaffolds should open to the general population by June this year, however LGED authorities presently look for an expansion of three years to finish the work. They have additionally proposed expanding the expense by Tk 2,530 crore. 

There are, be that as it may, cases which are totally unique. 

Take for instance, the Roads and Highways Department (RHD) embraced an eight-and-a-half-year-project, including around Tk 8,400 

crore, in April 2013 to build traffic volume on the Dhaka-Chattogram National Highway and set up continuous street correspondences with the capital. 

The task is practically finished, and RHD authorities have looked for an augmentation of just three months. Moreover, the task cost has been proposed to be brought down by Tk 1,464 crore. 

Task authorities ascribed this accomplishment to legitimate plausibility study, the board and proficient execution. 

This may demonstrate how time and public cash can be saved if projects are dealt with appropriately, they said. 

The Local Government Division is probably going to put a proposition on the main amendment of the "Development of Important Bridges on Rural Roads" project and the RHD is set to put the principal modification proposition of the "Kanchpur, Meghna and Gumti second Bridge Construction and Existing Bridges Rehabilitation Project" before the following gathering of Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec). 


Legitimate attainability study and productive execution are the two fundamental factors that decreased the expense of the Kanchpur, Meghna and Gumti second Bridge Construction and Existing Bridges Rehabilitation Project, Abu Saleh Md Nuruzzaman, project chief, disclosed to The Daily Star yesterday. 

He said their use on consultancy charges additionally was not exactly the first distribution. "While remaking the old extensions, we didn't need burning through cash on various things … contractual workers needed to import development materials like bars and stones, yet we chose to go for neighborhood materials," Nuruzzaman clarified how the undertaking cost went down. 

Principally, the expense was set at Tk 8,486.94 crore, of which Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) should give Tk 6,429.29 crore. 

As per arranging service reports, the expense has now come down to Tk 7,022.84 crore, and Jica would give Tk 5,713 crore. 

Around 85 to 90 percent fare and import exercises of the nation are finished utilizing the Chattogram port, yet gridlock brought about by thin scaffolds frequently brings about difficulty for business. 

The finishing of the task, practically on schedule, seems, by all accounts, to be a gift for those organizations, said authorities. 


The LGED embraced the Tk 3,926 crore task to fabricate 130 scaffolds in country territories to help provincial economy by making business and work openings which thus will straightforwardly profit poor people and diminish neediness. 

The 130 scaffolds should be implicit 94 upazilas of 40 locale. 

The destinations were singled out the premise of records gave by the legislators. 

The undertaking authorities have so far finished under 20% of the work, said arranging service authorities. They said the LGED is presently proposing expanding the undertaking cost by 64 percent to Tk 6,457.19 crore. 

Arranging service authorities said no plausibility reads were done for around 100 extensions. "In this way, when authorities went to the destinations to build the extensions, they discovered inconsistencies as far as the tallness, width and approach streets of a considerable lot of the scaffolds to be fabricated," said an arranging service official. 

Records arranged for the Ecnec meeting show that the undertaking authorities need more distribution for different reasons, remembering authorization of new rate timetable and climb for land securing charges. 

They additionally need to pay specialists and staff members for an additional three years, so the task cost would increment further, added the records.