Are we planning our cities, buildings, and infrastructure in a way that would make the capital safe for our lives and properties?
BADC must stop filling the water retention area in Gabtoli
How can documents of 30,000 applicants just vanish from its server?
Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk)—the capital development authority—finally begins demolition of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) building.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.