RU to construct 10-storey Shaheed AHM Kamaruzzaman Hall

Publish: 6:51 PM, January 2, 2022 | Update: 6:51:PM, January 2, 2022

RAJSHAHI,  – Rajshahi University (RU) has started constructing a ten-storey Shaheed AHM Kamaruzzaman Hall aimed at removing accommodation crises of its students. This will be the first ten-storey students’ dormitory, also such a type of high-rise building, in RU’s 68 years history since 1953.

Rajshahi Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton, elder son of the national leader Shaheed AHM Kamaruzzaman, inaugurated construction works of the hall adjacent to Madar Baksha Hall after unfolding foundation stone today as the chief guest. Vice-chancellor Professor Golam Sabbir Sattar and Pro-vice-chancellors Professor Chowdhury Jakaria and Professor Sultan-Ul-Islam, among others, were present on the occasion.

RU will construct the dormitory at a cost of around Taka 70.21 crore as part of its five-year project titled “Physical Infrastructure Development Project of Rajshahi University” to create accommodation scopes of 964 students in 482 rooms. Besides, there will requisite rooms for 37 house tutors and offices.

The students will enjoy privileges of six modern lifts. RU sources said various other high-rise buildings and infrastructure development works are scheduled to be constructed within the stipulated time under the project.

Construction of University’s infrastructure will support, enable, and enhance the work of its faculty, staff, and students and ensure qualitative improvement of higher education in the fields of education and need-based research including engineering, technology and agriculture.