Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday (Nov 13) inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 29 development projects in Khulna. She opened the completed 24 development projects and laid foundation stones of five other schemes at a grand rally at Khulna Circuit House ground, local media reported.
The inaugurated projects implemented by Public Works Department included – Genocide and Torture Archive and Museum Building, Civil Surgeon Office Building and Residence, Technical Training Center in Paikgacha upazila, Renovation and Modernisation of Khulna Apprentice Training Office, 10-stroey building of Khulna and Chattogram BSTI Regional Offices, 10-storey women's hostel building, Paikgacha upazila sub-registry office building construction (Civil, Sanitary and Electrical) works, and a 4-storey boys hostel construction of Agricultural Training Institute at Daulatpur.
The projects implemented by Education Engineering Department (EED) included five-storey Dumuria Technical School and College academic cum four-storey administrative and workshop building, six-storey academic building of Boyra Secondary School, six-storey academic building of Khulna Collegiate School, six-storey academic building of Government LBK Degree Women's College, six-storey academic building of Government Bangabandhu College, six-storey Academic Building of Chalna Bazar Government Girls High School, six-storey Talimul Millat Rahmatia Fazil Madrasa Academy Building, six-storey academic building of Nazrul Nagar Secondary Girls' School, six-storey academic building of RRF Secondary School, four-storey academic building of Agar Ghata Secondary School, five-story Paikgtaca Technical School & College Academic cum workshop building.
Apart from these, construction of drain, footpath, road widening of Khalishpur BIDC road was implemented by Khulna City Corporation (KCC), while Bridge over Bhodra river (315.30 meter) at Basundiadanga Bazar-Mugur Khali UP Office Road under Dumuria Upazila implemented by Local Government Engineering Department (LGED), Khulna Dredger Base Building by BIWTA, Shekhertek eco-tourism center by Sundarbans West Forest Division and six-storey newly constructed Khulna Regional Office by Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE).
Besides, the projects which foundation stone were laid on Monday are – Sanitary landfill in Mathabhanga area under the waste management development project of KCC, five-storey academic and 4-storey administrative and workshop buildings of Dighlia Technical School and College of EED, Aklima Khatun Textile Vocational Institute project in Paikgacha of Architecture and Public works, Basantopur River port at Kaliganj Upazila in Satkhira of BIWTA and Kurulia River Bridge (748.90 metre) of LGED.