National River Conservation Commission

January 19, 2023
January 19, 2023

37,000 River Grabbers: NRCC decision to withhold names draws flak

The National River Conservation Commission has decided not to publish a list of 37,000 new encroachers of 48 rivers and the environment activists say protecting their identities is tantamount to siding with the grabbers.

December 29, 2022
December 29, 2022

Will Ichhamati ever flow again?

Random projects cannot save our rivers, if commitment and coordination are lacking

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

A dumping zone called Turag river

DNCC’s indiscriminate dumping of waste on the banks of Turag River is inexcusable

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

Another river doomed to go extinct

Government must save Haridaya River before it’s too late

October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

Another river on its way out

Habiganj authorities must take urgent steps to save Khowai River

October 19, 2022
October 19, 2022

The gaps in DAP: How to avoid urban flooding in Dhaka

The regulations that DAP recommends can initiate a spree of development in the floodplains and agricultural lands surrounding central Dhaka, posing a serious threat of urban flooding.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

Make Dhaka river authorities accountable

Continued pollution leading to public health and environmental crises

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

We dig our own grave when we kill a river

Without realising the importance of rivers, particularly by the government, we cannot save our rivers

September 22, 2019
September 22, 2019

Authorities’ inaction put rivers in peril

The deplorable conditions of the rivers around Dhaka city and elsewhere in the country due to encroachment and pollution are the result of inaction of the river custodians and their complicity with the grabbers for decades, National River Conservation Commission Chairman Muzibur Rahman Howlader has said.