Govt to inspect commercial buildings in Dhaka

The government will inspect multistoried commercial buildings (market buildings) in the Dhaka North and South City Corporation areas.

"Inspectors will inspect sincerely so that the inspection report reflects the true picture of commercial establishments and markets," said Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (DIFE) Inspector General Md Nasir Uddin Ahmed at a training organised by Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) in the city on Wednesday.

Eleven integrated inspection and monitoring teams have already been formed for inspecting 1072 commercial buildings.

The integrated teams include members from the DIFE, Department of Fire Service and Civil Defense, Department of Environment, Public Works Department, Department of Architecture, Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Company Limited, Department of Explosives, Office of the Chief Electric Inspector, FBCCI, DESCO, Dhaka North & South City Corporation.

This inspection will be carried out through a new checklist of 82 questions.

The DIFE IG urged the members of the integrated inspection and monitoring teams to complete the inspection with the mentality of maximum cooperation during the inspection.

Earlier, 108 teams led by BIDA inspected 5,206 factories and establishments across the country.

Source: United News of Bangladesh