|Published : 19 Oct 2016, 21:53:39|
Cabinet body on purchase okays Tk 16b projects
The cabinet committee on public purchase on Wednesday approved a total of six projects worth over Tk 16.15 billion.
Of the projects, the Ministry of Water Resources will implement the 'Coastal Embankment Improvement Project' for rehabilitation, reconstruction and upgradation of coastal embankments at a cost of over Tk 10.89 billion to be financed by the World Bank.
Other projects also getting the purchase committee nod included the development of Pyra Sea Port infrastructure at a cost of over Tk 2.54 billion, upgradation of Pahartali railway workshop in Chittagong at a cost of over Tk 1.16 billion and appointment of firms for preparing questionnaire printing, data collecting and processing, consulting firms for training on the NHD data collection and public information campaign at a cost of over Tk 1.56 billion.
Meanwhile, the cabinet committee on economic affaires approved three projects including the expansion and modernization of Mongla Port, construction of dual-gauge double rail line from Jayedevpur- Ishwardi section and conversion of meter-gauge rail track into dual gauge track from Akhaura to Sylhet section of the railway.