Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk)

95pc structures in Rajuk area non-compliant

Over 95 percent of the structures under Rajuk’s jurisdiction were built without building approval, according to survey findings for the ongoing revision of the capital city’s Detailed Area Plan (DAP).

January 22, 2020
January 22, 2020

Demolition of BGMEA building begins

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk)—the capital development authority—finally begins demolition of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) building.

October 5, 2019
October 5, 2019

95pc structures in Rajuk area non-compliant

Over 95 percent of the structures under Rajuk’s jurisdiction were built without building approval, according to survey findings for the ongoing revision of the capital city’s Detailed Area Plan (DAP).

August 4, 2019
August 4, 2019

Holding Rajuk Accountable: Ministry failed to play its part

Repeated tragic deaths and loss of property in fire and building disasters in the capital could have been averted had the housing and public works ministry as the administrative authority held Rajuk duly accountable for its job, said serving and former top officials.

July 29, 2019
July 29, 2019

FR Tower design forgery: SC clears way for 2 Rajuk officials’ arrest

The Supreme Court clears way for the Anti-Corruption Commission to arrest two officials of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha in a case filed for forgery over the design of FR Tower in Dhaka’s Banani.

May 5, 2019
May 5, 2019

All in scary conditions

Building and fire safety conditions in all the 1,818 high rises under Rajuk’s jurisdiction are scary, its chairman Md Abdur Rahman said yesterday.

April 16, 2019
April 16, 2019

BGMEA building to be dismantled with controlled demolition

The BGMEA building will be demolished by using controlled demolition method (blasting with explosives), ASM Raihanul Ferdous, project director of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) says.

April 1, 2019
April 1, 2019

Rajuk starts survey to identify building code violators

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) launches a two-day survey in Dhaka to find out buildings constructed flouting the building codes.

March 3, 2019
March 3, 2019

Rajuk's former staffer jailed for 11yrs

The High Court (HC) sentences a former stenographer of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) to 11 years in prison around two years after he was acquitted by the lower court in a corruption case.

February 4, 2019
February 4, 2019

Rajuk code flouted in 66pc buildings

Housing and Public Works Minister SM Rejaul Karim yesterday told the parliament that 66 percent of buildings in the capital were constructed violating building code of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk).

April 9, 2018
April 9, 2018

Land ministry official turns land grabber

A personal officer at the land ministry grabbed about 16.5 decimal land of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) in the capital's Gulshan in 2004, an ACC probe has found.