Metro Rail construction

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Be careful with ‘over-optimism’ for megaprojects

One important but oft-ignored thing is that design and implementation mistakes delay the revenue-generation phase of megaprojects.

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

Death by development?

How is it that a government megaproject does not have enough safety measures in place so as not to cause the death of a passer-by?

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.

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

How do the metro rail stations look?

The trial run for the first metro rail of the country is ongoing. Spanning about 20 kilometres, the metro rail will have 16 stations. Among them, Uttara North station is almost completed. What amenities will these stations have for passengers? How do the stations look from the inside?

March 5, 2019
March 5, 2019

Problems with mega projects

In a recent statement, the country director of Asian Development Bank stressed the need to complete mega projects like the metro rail on time because, ultimately, it is the tax-payers who have to pay back the money taken as loan.

July 30, 2018
July 30, 2018

Mirpur residents suffer due to Metro Rail construction, waterlogging

For Mirpur residents, hardship while commuting has become an everyday affair.