July 3, 2022

Bangladesh on the world stage with the Padma Bridge

Top state leader Sheik Hasina has made a brilliant section of improvement by developing the country’s biggest extension over the Padma River with her own assets.

What the Prime Minister has done, no other head of the third world has thought about doing. Putting all distresses behind her, Bangabandhu Kanya has demonstrated that Bangladesh can flip around the world.

Sheik Hasina requested that they wrap up their work assuming the World Bank would not fund the Padma Bridge project, charging unjustifiable claims of debasement. In the wake of beating every one of the difficulties, the public authority executed this uber project with its own assets.

Spans are generally made of steel or cement. Be that as it may, the multi-reason Padma Bridge is made of a combination of steel and cement. The fundamental construction of the scaffold is made of steel, which is known as range. Also, the support points and walkways are made of cement.

It is presently the longest scaffold in Bangladesh with 41 ranges of 150.12 meters (492.5 feet) length, 6.15 kilometers (3.62 miles) length and 22.5 meters (64 feet) width in the Padma-Brahmaputra-Meghna stream bowl. It is the longest scaffold in the nation regarding both range and absolute length.

Padma Bridge, an image of pride and self-vanity of the Bengali country, has established more than one worldwide best in the country as well as on the planet.

Perhaps of the greatest test in the development of this scaffold, which is currently on record, was the laying of heaps at a profundity of 122 meters with a range of 3 meters at the lower part of the stream. No place else on the planet have heaps been laid so profound.

What’s more, 10,500 tons of open minded heading have been put on the points of support, which is a different universe record. Subsequently, the pleased Padma Bridge will stand tall even in a 9 greatness seismic tremor on the Richter scale.

Once more, Pramatta Padma must be brought to the pack by administering a record measure of streams. An area of 14 km (1.6 km at Mawa end and 12.4 km at Jajira end) has been brought under stream control at an expense of Taka 9,400 crore with the goal that the extension isn’t harmed because of waterway disintegration.

With the introduction of this uber span, the south-western piece of the nation will be associated with the public street organization of Bangladesh, which will establish a climate for quick improvement in the district which is lingering behind because of absence of continuous street network.

Transport specialists say the Padma Bridge will save critical travel time between the capital Dhaka and southwestern Bangladesh. Regardless of whether the Padma span is opened, the movement time among Dhaka and Kolkata will be around 4 hours.

Not just that, on the off chance that the Padma span is sent off, the transportation cost will likewise be diminished at a huge rate. Which will invigorate monetary movement in the south-west of the nation and emphatically affect creation expenses and costs.
As per an overview, the neediness rate in Bangladesh is supposed to diminish by 1.74 percent consistently. This financial improvement will change the fortunes of around 60 million individuals in 21 areas of the southwestern piece of the country.

The improvement office Japan International Co-activity Agency (JICA) gauges that a 10 percent decrease in movement time from Dhaka would really help the rustic economy to 5.5 percent, which would build the yearly GDP development in the south-west by 1.6 percent.