Location of the Project
Proposed "Purbachal New
Town Project" is situated at Rupgonj Thana of Narayangonj
District and Kaligonj Thana of Gazipur District in between
river balu and sitalakhya at a distance of 16 KM from zero
point of Dhaka. The project implementation period is July,
1995 to June, 2012. The total area of the Project is 6150
acres which is divided into 30 sectors. Out of which
development works are going on in 4500 acres (Narayangonj
Objective of the Project
To reduce the
pressure of population in Dhaka city by creating opportunity
of residential accommodation of the city dwellers in the
vicinity of the city.
To maintain the
balance of environment by proper Urbanization. To create
environment friendly and sustainable atmosphere.
To reduce the
existing acute problem of housing.
To expand civic
facilities by urbanization to the near by and surrounding
Development of new
township and to expand economic facilities.
To mitigate future
Background of the Project
city has now been turned into the busiest & densely
populated city. Lakhs of people reside permanently in Dhaka
city, the capital of Bangladesh for service, business and
other purpose. The dwelling places required for these large
number of people are very inadequate. As a result, the
residential areas of Dhaka city are turning into overcrowded
dirty localities day by day and creating unhealthy environment
causing damage to the beauty of the city.
It is possible to
reduce the pressure of population of Dhaka city to a great
extent by developing the surrounding area of Dhaka city in a
planned way and establishing permanent residential
accommodation for these vast population. The project area
consists of red soils and not so suitable efforts for
agriculture and mixed with low lying and hilly undulated
Land Use Plan (Major component):
Residential - 39.80%
Commercial Plots - 3.90%
Administrative - 1.90%
Industrial - 2.00%
Research and Institutional - 2.30%
Road Network - 25.90%
Physical & Social infrastructure - 9.10%
Lake - 6.60%
Forest, Eco-park, Green Belt and Urban Green -
Sports Facilities � 2.80%
Present Position of the Project:
development: Site development works of sector 1, 2, 4, 11
to 14 & 17 have nearly been completed. For other sectors
the site development works are progressing smoothly.
Construction of Road:Road
construction works in sector no 1 to 5, 11, 13, 14 & 17
has already started and expected to be completed by Dec, 2008.
Utility services: necessary actions
are being taken for the work of utility services viz
Electricity, Gas, Water supply sewerage etc. have been
Plot handing Over:The handing over of
Plots in the sectors 1, 4, 11, 13, 14 (part) & 17 will
start from Jan, 2009.