Masterplan to overhaul DU campus
According to a new master plan, 599 old buildings of Dhaka University campus will be demolished, where 97 high rise buildings will be constructed, along with a complete overhaul of roads, arenas and public spaces.
This master plan, with a proposed implementation budget of Tk 9,000 crore taka, is under consideration by the current DU authorities.
What drastic changes will the master plan bring to the campus? Does the plan address improvement in education and research? What will happen to the historically significant structures? How are the students, teachers and experts responding to this master plan?
In Straight from Star Newsroom, Farhana Ahmed discusses the infrastructure masterplan of the DU campus with The Daily Star Reporter Asifur Rahman.