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Monday, 14 January 2008


The Chittagong City Corporation repaired and reconstructed 498 roads at a cost of Tk 55 crore in the last year, the corporation sources said. They said renovation of another 100 roads in the city was also progressing fast.

The work orders of over 650 tenders were given in November 2007 and 80 per cent of the work has been completed so far and the rest will be completed by next month, they said.

A total of Tk 52 crore was allocated from the government in 2007 for the renovation and carpeting of over 650 roads, lanes and by-lanes and the rest of the money is being spent from the corporation's own fund.

Of the total amount, Tk 40 crore were allocated for renovation while Tk 15 crore for carpeting.

The carpeting of Mehedibag Road, JI Madrasa Road, Chatteshari Road, Bayezid Bostami Road, Shaheed Saifudding Khaled Road, Station Road, OR Nezam Road, Buddhist Temple Road, Agrabad Sheikh Mujib Road, College Road and another 328 roads, lanes and by-lanes in 41 wards have already been completed in December last, the CCC officials added.

The Chittagong mayor in-charge, M Manjur Alam, told the news agency that 41 committees in each of the 41 wards, headed by commissioner of respective wards, had been formed to monitor the development work in their areas.


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