Pabna PWD executive engineer withdrawn

Our Correspondent . Pabna | Published: 17:18, May 22,2019


Public Works Department has withdrawn its executive engineer Md Masudur Rahman stationed at Pabna over the recent irregularities of supply work in the green city housing of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.

Masudur Rahman was the project director of Green City residential area of the RNPP, said officials.

 Debashish Chandra Shaha, a superintendent engineer of PWD’s zonal office in Pabna, confirmed the withdrawal of Masudur Rahman.

‘Chief engineer of the PWD issued the order to take Masudur Rahman into the reserve of the PWD’s head office withdrawing him from Pabna office’, he added.

The withdrawal followed recent media hype over purchasing prices of various items to furnish the project’s 966 apartments for Russian engineers.

The reports said a pillow was bought at Tk 5,957, and the cost of carrying it to an apartment was Tk 760. An electric stove was bout at Tk 7,747 and the carrying cost from the ground floor to the top one cost Tk 6,650.

The reports also said that the price of an electric iron was Tk 4,154 and the carrying cost Tk 2,945. 

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