Deal #7520

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Exact location
Location
Bheramara, Bangladesh

Latitude
24.020975
Longitude
88.99223410000002
Facility name
Bherama Economic Zone
Target country
Bangladesh
Location description
The proposed area is situated within 1 km of Hardinge Rail Bridge and Lalonshah Road Bridge. The Proposed EZ is well connected through river, road, railway and air. It is also near the Irshordi EPZ situated on the opposite side of the Padma River.
Comment on location
The proposed area is situated within 1 km of Hardinge Rail Bridge and Lalonshah Road Bridge. The Proposed EZ is well connected through river, road, railway and air. It is also near the Irshordi EPZ situated on the opposite side of the Padma River.

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
205.082543
Comment on land area
The project area comprise of about 506.77 acres land.Government land -459.67 acres Private land- 47.10 acres

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Industry
Comment on intention of investment
Intention of Investment of this project is Agro-food, light engineering, Chemical , Automobile assembly , garments , pharmaceutical etc.

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Intended (Under negotiation)
Comment on negotiation status
The prime minister has approved the development project proposal for the Mongla and Bheramara zones, said Paban Chowdhury, executive chairman of Beza.

Implementation status

Implementation status
Project not started
Comment on implementation status
BEZA has started the process of land acquisition. Feasibility Study has completed, Environmental Impact Assessment has completed.

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes
Planned number of jobs (total)
50000
Planned employees (total)
50000
Comment on jobs created (total)
In this project, Proposed employess Around 50,000 people.

Operating company

Operating company
Name of investment project
Bheramara Economic Zone
Comment on investment chain
Intention of investment of this project is, Agro-food, light engineering, Chemical , Automobile assembly , garments , pharmaceutical etc.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Government sources

Data source #2

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report

Presence of land conflicts

Presence of land conflicts
No

Displacement of people

Displacement of people
No

Negative impacts for local communities

Negative impacts for local communities
Socio-economic

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Health
Productive infrastructure (e.g. irrigation, tractors, machinery...)
Financial Support
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
Agro-food, light engineering, Chemical , Automobile assembly , garments , pharmaceutical etc.

Former land owner (not by constitution)

Former land owner
State
Private (smallholders)
Comment on former land owner
In this project Government-land 459.67 acres Private land- 47.10 acres.

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture
Other
Comment on former land use
The land was used for, agricultural activities and residential

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes
Comment on water extraction envisaged
Water will extracted from river.

Source of water extraction

Source of water extraction
Surface water (River)
Comment on source of water extraction
Water will extracted from river.

How much do investors pay for water and the use of water infrastructure?

Comment on how much do investors pay for water
There is no data source.

Overall comment

Overall comment
The proposed area is selected for industry. such as Agro-food, light engineering, Chemical , Automobile assembly , garments , pharmaceutical etc.

Jan. 26, 2020, 10:45 a.m.

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