EED implements Taka 327.65 crore projects

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RAJSHAHI, Sept 23, 2017 (BSS)- Education Engineering Department (EED) has been implementing 872 projects at a cost of around Taka 327.65 crore in Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj districts.

“We are constructing necessary infrastructure at selected private collages in order to quality education improvement with assistance of information and communication technology,” said Mijanur Rahman, Executive Engineer of DEE.

To this end, works on 147 colleges are being executed with an estimated cost of around Taka 115.43 crore. Physical infrastructures are being developed at 97 private schools by spending around Taka 56.08 crore.

Academic building construction of 29 madrasas was completed at a cost of around Taka 16.71 crore. Infrastructure development works are being implemented in 12 district headquarter-based post-graduation colleges at a cost of around Taka 12.40 crore for quality improvement of those.

“We are upgrading 16 upazila level private schools to model ones where there is no government high school by spending around Taka 8.52 crore,” Engineer Rahman added.

New building construction, repairing, renovation and furniture supply works on the government and private schools are being implemented by spending around Taka 55.38 crore.

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).

Secondary Education Improvement Programme was implemented in 27 schools by spending Taka 3.47 crore.

“We have started construction of two technical school and colleges in Charghat and Tanore upazilas with an estimated cost of around Taka 33.32 crore,” he said adding that the institutions will contribute a lot towards expansion of technical education here.

Construction of DEE’s headquarters and district office buildings was
completed at a cost of around Taka 2.15 crore, he added.