LGED: Greater Jessore infrastructure development project

--Shaikh Abdur Rob, Project Director

a) Sponsoring Ministry/ Division  Local Government Rural Development & Co-operatives/ Local Government Division

b) Executing Agency Local Government Engineering Department.

Objectives of the Project (Specify)

  1. To facilitate & to augment the economic activities by providing safe and reliable transport/ communication saytem through development of villege roads including bridge and cuklverts thereon for easier access to rural growth centers and markets.
  2. To create direct employment opportunities for rural landless and poor people through construction of transport infrastructure during the project implementation and their maintenance after completion of the project.
  3. To maintain the ecological balance of environment as wall as

Division

District

Upazila

Jessore

Jessore

JESSORE-S, ABHOYNAGAR, BAGHERPARA, CHOWGACHA, JHIKARGACHA, KESHABPUR, MONIRAMPUR, SARSHA.

Jhenaidah

Jessore

HARINAKUNDA, JHENAIDAH-S, KALIGANJ, KOTCHANDPUR, MOHESHPUR, SHAILKUPA.

Magura

Jessore

MAGURA-S, MOHAMMADPUR, SALIKHA, SREEPUR.

Narail

Khulna

KALIA, LOHAGARA, NARAIL-S.

to project the road embankment by tree plantation/ maintenance on both the sides of village road.

  1. To expedite rural business activities as well as to ensure hygienic business place through improvement of GrowthCenter / Rural Market.
  2. To ease the loading & unloading of agricultural products carried by waterway through construction of Boat Landing Ramp.
  3. To improve road safety measures of village roads.

Location of the project (attachmap, where necessary).

21 Upazilas of Jessore, Jhenaidah, Magura & Narail districts (Project area location map is given in Appendix-I and list of Upazilas given in Appendix-II) of Bangladesh.

Project Implementation Period : March/2011- June-2015.

Total Cost of Project : 39850.00 in lakh Taka)

Main feasuses of the project :

Description

As per DPP (Km/m/Nos)

Improvement of Upazila Road by BC

82.00km

Improvement of Union Road by BC

232.00km

Improvement of Village Road by BC

497.00km

Improvement of Village Road by HBB

50.00km

Construction of Bridge/ Culvert on the Road.

1500.00m

Development of GrowthCenter/ Rural Market.

25.00 nos

Tree Plantation

135.00 km

 

The Schemes have been selected on priority basis as per actual requirement to complete the road network, which has been visited by the concerned upazila staff  as well as PMS staff . It is noted that nature of works may be changed on the basis of soil condition , backwardness and embankment type. It is also noted that there is no duplication between the schemes selected in the revised DPP with the schemes of any other on-going projects in the project area.