CHITTAGONG, June 10 (BSS) - Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) will implement three development projects involving over TK 64 crore with a view to reducing environment pollution in the metropolitan area.
The three projects are- TK 27 crore 69 lakh project for setting up sanitary landfill for waste removal and management at Halishahar area, TK 10 crore 22 lakh project for setting up modern food testing laboratory at Bibirhat area and TK 26 crore 59 lakh project for building animal slaughtering house at Sagarika area.
The projects would be financed as a part of TK 555 crore joint development project of Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Bangladesh (GoB).
CCC mayor M Manjur Alam disclosed this while inaugurating a day-long workshop at CCC auditorium today.
Urban Public and Environmental Health Sector Development Project (UPEHSDP) and CCC jointly organised the workshop titled "Urban Public and Environmental Health: That is Pro-poor and Gender Responsive".
CCC mayor thanked the present government for undertaking such
development projects for six city corporations across the country.
The mayor informed that the five-year projects would be implemented under Public Private Partnership (PPP).
ADB gender specialist Shahana Begum presented the key-note paper in the seminar.
Chief executive officer of CCC Anowara Begum presided over the workshop while UPEHSDP project director Noyeem Ahmed Khan addressed it as the special guest.
Chief revenue officer of CCC Dipak Chawkrabarty conducted the workshop while CCC secretary Shamsuzzoha, CCC panel mayors, ward councillors, female ward councillors and officials from different
Non-Government Organisations (NGO), among others, attended the seminar.