Rajuk

November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022

New DAP has too many loopholes

There’s no way to call this a “people’s DAP.” It does mention some goals, but without sketching out a plan to achieve them.

October 25, 2022
October 25, 2022

Detailed Area Plan for Dhaka: Is a liveable and sustainable future too much to ask for?

DAP depicts a vision, but whose vision that is and how it came to be are not clear.

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.

October 6, 2022
October 6, 2022

Who is afraid of DAP?

The Detailed Area Plan (DAP) for 2022-2035, produced by Rajuk, is a radical and innovative document in the planning history of Dhaka.

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

The DAP for Dhaka must not be discriminatory

Can the new Detailed Area Plan cure Dhaka's ills?

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Rajuk’s Jhilmil housing project: 5 years gone by, work yet to start

The much-hyped housing project taken up five years ago for middle-income people in Keraniganj is in limbo, as the authorities have yet to start construction work of the Tk 9,978-crore mega scheme.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

Empty promises, demolished heritage

Earlier this year, this newspaper ran a report on how Dhaka city’s two ancient structures -- Boro Katra and Chhoto Katra -- were at the verge of extinction due to rampant encroachment in absence of government measures to preserve them.

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

Can the new Detailed Area Plan cure Dhaka of its ills?

Only if Rajuk has the will and organisational capacity

August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022

Rajuk’s grand plan to ease commute

The waterbodies of Gulshan, Banani, Baridhara and Hatirjheel are set for a transformation.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

CAAB cannot just randomly fill up a water body

Filling up a water body is in violation of the conservation law