In the current 2021-22 financial year of Chandpur district,7 four-storey college buildings and 24 secondary school buildings are being constructed in all upazilas at a cost of Taka 37 core. Department of Education Engineering, Chandpur is implementing the project. According to the statistics, the cost of construction of 7 college buildings has been fixed at Tk 16 crore 7 lakh and the cost of construction of 24 secondary school buildings at Tk 20 crore 40 lakh.
Deputy Assistant Engineer Swapan Kumar Saha, Department of Education Engineering, said this at his office.
According to the information received, the construction cost of each four-storey college building will be Tk 2.44 crore and each secondary school building will be constructed at a cost of Tk 85 lakh. Each college will have 4 storeys and each school building will have first floor or upstairs building.
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The new college buildings are: Kamranga High School and College in Chandpur Sadar, Nurul Azad College in Kachua, Kaligar Bazar High School and College in Faridganj, Chitoshi Degree College in Shahrasti, Deshgaon College in Hajiganj, Munshi Azimuddin College in Matlab and Moazzem Hossain College in Haimchar. Under the construction project of secondary school construction or expansion of upward building, 12 buildings will be constructed in Chandpur Sadar, 1 in Haimchar, 4 in Faridganj, 2 in Kachua, 2 in Matlab South, 1 in Matlab North and 2 in Hajiganj. Land of these buildings, soil verification and tender of which is under process. Work order for construction of college building has been completed. The Department of Education Engineering has directed to complete the construction work of the college building within 18 months and the school building within 12 months.
Swapan Kumar Saha, Deputy Assistant Engineer, Department of Education Engineering, Chandpur, told , ‘The government is developing the physical infrastructure of educational institutions to maintain a conducive learning environment and improve the quality of education. The Department of Education Engineering has taken initiative to build these infrastructures to make them more attractive. The construction of these buildings will create an environment in the area, improve the quality of education and create a conducive environment for education.’
According to the Department of Education Engineering, the government has taken initiative to construct modern and attractive buildings in all educational institutions across the country by 2021. Madrasas and technical education institutions have been given priority in the construction of this infrastructure. In the last ten years, new buildings have been constructed in 2,400 madrasas across the country.
Initiatives have been taken to construct academic buildings in another 1,600 selected madrasas. According to a report of the Ministry of Education, under the direction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, major changes have been made in the education sector from 2009 to 2018 in the last ten years.
During this period, construction of buildings of 11,308 educational institutions has been completed. The construction work of 120 83 educational institutions will be completed by 2021. And the old dilapidated buildings have also been extensively renovated. In the last 10 years, 23,989 new buildings have been constructed across the country through the Department of Education Engineering (EED).
Another 6,641 dilapidated buildings of private educational institutions have been renovated. The Department of Education Engineering expects that the construction of these buildings will signal a revolutionary change in the field of education.