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2 mega projects set to kick off

Physical works of two mega infrastructure projects involving around Tk 70,000 crore will get underway this week, setting off a flurry of activities for the next several years.

International Day of Democracy 2022 / Democracy facing an existential struggle

It is a matter of great misfortune, as well as of disappointment and uncertainty, that democracy in Bangladesh is practically absent now.

Fast-Track Projects: Debt repayment a worry now

After the Awami League government came to power in 2009, it took up several gigantic development projects with a view to transforming the country’s communication and transport infrastructure.

Mega projects, mega dreams: But where is that omelette the government promised us?

The pitfall of measuring development based on macrodata is that it shows the big picture, but fails to account for development achieved, if at all, on a micro/personal level.

Dhaka-Ashulia elevated expressway: Time, cost gallop even before work starts

Work for the Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway project is yet to formally start but the deadline for the mega project is to expire in just over a month.

January 28, 2023
January 28, 2023

2 mega projects set to kick off

Physical works of two mega infrastructure projects involving around Tk 70,000 crore will get underway this week, setting off a flurry of activities for the next several years.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Democracy facing an existential struggle

It is a matter of great misfortune, as well as of disappointment and uncertainty, that democracy in Bangladesh is practically absent now.

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

Fast-Track Projects: Debt repayment a worry now

After the Awami League government came to power in 2009, it took up several gigantic development projects with a view to transforming the country’s communication and transport infrastructure.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Mega projects, mega dreams: But where is that omelette the government promised us?

The pitfall of measuring development based on macrodata is that it shows the big picture, but fails to account for development achieved, if at all, on a micro/personal level.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

Dhaka-Ashulia elevated expressway: Time, cost gallop even before work starts

Work for the Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway project is yet to formally start but the deadline for the mega project is to expire in just over a month.