Thursday, 9 February, 2023

RCC holds review meeting to expedite dev projects

RCC holds review meeting to expedite dev projects

RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) has been implementing a project for the last couple of years aimed at making the city cleaner, green as well as habitable to the citizens.

The project titled ‘Integrated Urban Infrastructure Development in Rajshahi City’ is being implemented involving Taka 2,993-crore and many of its implemented works have become visible, reports BSS.

RCC authority held a review meeting at its conference hall on Sunday discussing and devising ways and means on how to implement the rest works within the stipulated time successfully.

City Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton presided over the meeting attended by his council members and others concerned.

Chief Executive Officer Dr Sharif Uddin presided over the meeting and was also addressed, among others, by Panel Mayor Shariful Islam, Secretary Moshiur Rahman, Chief Engineer Nur Islam, Project Engineering Adviser Ashraful Haque and Project Management Specialist Golam Murshed.

The meeting was told that the city got a new look amid massive infrastructural and architectural development works with a competent leadership during the last four years making both inside and outstanding people happy.

Broaden streets, cleaned atmosphere, road dividers with green trees and plants and crafts, improved civic amenities and eye-catching street lighting at night have made the city attractive enormously.

Rajshahi City Corporation has implemented six infrastructure development projects at a cost of around Taka 831.10 crore during the last four years contributing a lot towards making the city beautiful, green and clean.

City Mayor Liton said an east-west connecting road has been constructed from Alif Lam Meem Bhata crossing on Rajshahi-Naogaon highway to Choddopaya crossing on Rajshahi-Natore highway via Chhotobangram, Meherchandi, Budhpara and Mohanpur at a cost of around Taka 189.35 crore.

In addition to construction of footpaths on both sides of the 6.793-kilometer road, various need-based modern infrastructures, including a flyover on railway crossing, a bridge, eight culverts and median, were constructed.

The newly constructed four-lane road has been playing a significant role towards mitigating the gradually mounting traffic jams in the metropolis.

In all perspectives, the road area, particularly the flyover, is seen as a tourist spot as scores of people are humming to the area generating income for many of the locals.

Mayor Liton said they are taking forward the metropolis as many development activities have become visible with the kind support of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.