Educational institutions in Rajshahi get development

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RAJSHAHI, May 27, 2018 (BSS) – Infrastructure development of 21 high
schools in Rajshahi city will start from this month.

New academic buildings of 11 of those will be constructed and vertical
extension of the rest institutions will be done. Thereby, overall development
programmes in the city’s schools will be implemented.

Meanwhile, educational institutes in the metropolis have started getting a
new look amidst massive infrastructure developments during last five years.

Mijanur Rahman, Executive Engineer of Education Engineering Department
(EED), said works on 182 out of total 254 schemes were completed and works on
the rest 72 are progressing fast.

In the past, works on the educational institutions were only renovation-
based. Now, multi-storied buildings are being constructed to modernize the
institutions.

“We are constructing necessary infrastructure at selected private colleges
in order to ensure quality education with assistance of information and
communication technology,” said Mijanur Rahman.

Necessary infrastructure development works on 10 selected non-government
secondary schools and nine colleges were completed with the main thrust of
bringing quality development in education. Some 125 repairing and renovation
works of 183 schemes were completed.

“We are implementing necessary uplift works in 13 government and non-
government institutes and supplying furniture to 12 others,” said Engineer
Rahman adding that multi-storied buildings are being constructed in selected
non-government colleges.

In addition to construction of multi-storied buildings in three madrashas,
twenty non-government secondary schools were brought under physical
infrastructure development works. New building construction, repairing,
renovation and furniture supply works on the government and private schools
are being implemented and most of the works were completed.

At a cost of around Taka 5.30 crore, work on improvement of education
environment is being implemented in six madrasas with financial support from
Islamic Development Bank (IDB).

Extension and maintenance works in nine colleges in district headquarter
including academic, science, arts and chemistry buildings of Rajshahi College
were completed. Construction works of a 100 seat dormitory for girls students
are progressing fast.

Construction of EED’s headquarters and district office buildings were
completed in the city at a cost of around Taka 2.15 crore, he added.

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