Growth Management for Orderly Development of Dhaka City: a Case Study of Ward 43 and 46

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Growth Management for Orderly Development of Dhaka City: A Case Study of Ward 43 and 46

SUBMITTED BY
A. K. EFTAKHAR AHMED
Exam Roll: NAGAR 050263
Session: 2004-05

DEPARTMENT OF URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING
JAHANGIRNAGAR UNIVERSITY
SAVAR, DHAKA

November 2009
Growth Management for Orderly Development of Dhaka City: A Case Study of Ward 43 and 46

Undergraduate Thesis submitted to the
Department of Urban and Regional Planning,
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka,
In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning

SUBMITTED BY
A. K. EFTAKHAR AHMED
Exam Roll: NAGAR 050263
Session: 2004-05

DEPARTMENT OF URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING
JAHANGIRNAGAR UNIVERSITY
SAVAR, DHAKA

November 2009
CERTIFICATE OF APPROVAL

SUBMITTED BY
A. K. EFTAKHAR AHMED
Exam Roll: NAGAR 050263
Session: 2004-05

Thesis Approved as to the Style and Content by

Signature of the Supervisor:

Signature of the Chairman of the Department:

November 2009

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

At first I have to express heartiest gratitude to the almighty Allah for enabling me to complete the thesis successfully. Then I would like to express my sincere gratitude to my supervisor, S. M. Nawshad Hossain, Lecturer of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Jahangirnagar University, whose generous guidance and precious advice always kept my bewildered thoughts towards an appropriate focus. Without his constructive suggestions, continual encouragement and assistance the preparation of this thesis would never have been possible. I awfully remember his instant supervision and valuable suggestions at every stage of this research.

I also extend my deep regards and gratefulness to Kasphia Nahrin, Lecturer, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, J.U. for her valuable suggestions, opinions and guidance. I recall with warm appreciation and great indebtedness the support, which was extended from all of my teachers of this department for their generous cooperation and motivation during the course of research.

I would also like to express my hearty thanks and gratitude to Md. Aminul Quium, Assistant Town Planner, Town Planning Section, RAJUK, for his friendly behave and give me advice to find out the final output of my study. I am also grateful to Md. Hasibul Kabir (Hasib), Assistant Town Planner, RAJUK and Md. Alamgir, Town Planning Section, RAJUK. Again I would like to express my hearty thanks and gratitude to my friend Md. Uzzal Vhuian, RAJUK.

I would like to thank the fellow students of my department. Special thanks go to Munna, Raju, Sujon, Meherunnesa, Shormy, Students of 7th batch of Department of URP, JU. I would like to thanks to Mrs. Ruma, Librarian, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Jahangirnagar University for her service, one way or another.

I am very deeply indebted to my parents and some of my other friends and relatives for their help and inspiration, without which it would not be easy for me to bring this work to its completion. Finally, I would like to convey my obligation to the many people who were forced to suffer from my continued need for assistance, discussion and encouragement at different stages of this research.

A. K. Eftakhar Ahmed

Abstract
Dhaka city is growing fast, which requires a growth management strategy for its orderly development in future. Urban growth is rapid, and its impacts are long lasting. The vision of the future of Dhaka or the status, it is going to acquire as one of the top ten cities of the world in terms of its population size in the near future should make the people of the country proud of their capital city. But this pride cannot be an unmixed one because of its present state and its unplanned growth. There are fears that though Dhaka may in the future become a megalopolis, it will be one full of slums or shanty-towns, short of infrastructures matching its size and status. Moreover, there would also be a...
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