The Gazipur Unnayan Kartripakkha Bill 2019 was tabled in parliament on Tuesday with a view to making the fast-growing Gazipur city as a planned, liveable and environment-friendly urban area.
State minister for public works and housing Sharif Ahmed placed the bill and it was sent to the parliamentary committee concerned for scrutiny. The committee was asked to submit its report in 30 days.
The main jobs of the authority will be to formulate the mega plan for the city development and approve structural designs.
There will be a 22-member board headed by a chairman to run the authority.
Its jurisdiction will be the Gazipur City Corporation as well adjoining areas that will be fixed by government.
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