Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha

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Capital Development Authority
Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (RAJUK)
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Agency overview
Formed 30 April 1987
Preceding Agency Dhaka Improvement Trust (DIT),1956
Superseding agency Development of Dhaka
Headquarters RAJUK Bhaban, Rajuk Avenue, Motijheel, Dhaka-1000
Agency executive G.M. Jainal Abedin, Chairman
Parent agency Government of Bangladesh
Website www.rajukdhaka.gov.bd

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha, or RAJUK – literally the Capital Development Authority of the Government of Bangladesh – is a Bangladeshi public agency responsible for coordinating urban development in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1] RAJUK is composed of various public officials, city planners, urban administrators, engineers and architects.

It is the National Authoritative Board on building planning, estates and resources, plot allotment and construction approvals from both public and private entities. It utilizes the Dhaka Improvement Trust (Allotment of Land) Rule of 1969 and The Town Improvement Act of 1953, both scribed since before the Independence of Bangladesh.

A sample of RAJUK projects include:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Banglapedia article on Rajuk
  2. ^ "Completed Project". Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Capital Development Authority of Bangladesh). 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2014. 

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Coordinates: 23°43′34″N 90°24′56″E / 23.72611°N 90.41556°E / 23.72611; 90.41556