Duration: August 2001-June 2004 Preparation of detailed area plan (dap) for dhaka metropolitan development plan (dmdp), group-d – extension work of group-c


The works of preparation of Detailed Area Plan for DMDP-Group-D area has commenced officially from August 01, 2005. Group-D, extension work of Group-C with a net area of 7835.40 acres consisting of 2 (two) SPZ (8, 18) where Keraniganj is the important settlement. The rest of area mainly Dhaleswari flood plain. The works involved are to determine the hierarchy of settlements based on population, economic activities, development pressure, social infrastructure provision, transport, flood protection, water supply, sanitation, environment protection etc. and detailed area planning and development.


– Collection of reference materials, location maps, mouza maps (original C/S, and R/S) collection of geo-physical maps and reports, collection of topographical maps and reports and collection of basic statistics: present activities to determine the hierarchy of settlement based on population, economic activity, social infrastructure provision, transport links and related characteristics;
– Forecasting on population and employment based on part trends with allowanced for growth rates;
– Preparation and compilation of base map and demarcation of project boundary/area/location;
– Geo-referencing of mouza maps, establishing of ground control points and conducting GPS and Total station survey;
– Scanning of mouza maps and digitization of mouza maps;
– Topographical survey, physical infrastructure survey, land use survey, socio-economic survey and transfer of all survey information to base map;
– Commencing planning process for Detailed Area Plan based on higher level frameworks, people’s participation by communication and consultations, participation of public agencies, local communities, private developments and NGOs;
– Preparation of maps for future land use, infrastructure developments, utility services, transport networks, drainage networks, water supply networks etc. for the proposed planning area.

Funding agency: Government of Bangladesh