On a 23-acre land on the bank of Navaganga river in Narail’s Kalia upazila, where there was once a brick kiln emitting dark clouds of smoke, now lies a vast dragon fruit orchard.
Though over a century has gone by since its establishment, the Government Textile Vocational Institute in Bagerhat, is yet to get a permanent campus.
Staffers and service seekers at 27 Union Parishad buildings are at risk of accidents as these buildings in different upazilas of Bagerhat have become dilapidated due to a lack of renovation.
Although Mollahat Upazila Health Complex in Bagerhat has two government ambulances, only one of them is currently operational. With no intention of repairs or replacement, the other one has been sitting in their garage for the past one and a half years.
Boro paddies grown by a large number of farmers in Bagerhat have been ruined after some politically influential locals released saline water into the fields for the sake of shrimp farming.
Many Bagerhat farmers are now making vermicompost and using it in place of chemical fertilisers. It is quickly becoming the choice of fertiliser in the district
A drop in prices coupled with a rise in feed costs have put shrimp and prawn farmers of Bagerhat in a tight spot.
The Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) industrial area in Bagerhat is failing to reach its full potential owing to the poor road condition, fresh water shortage and inadequate drainage system.