Bangladesh: Officials Seek Bidders for Madaripur Dredging Project
Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) seeks bidders for dredging work by cutter suction dredger for development of navigability channels in 2 areas: 1. from Madaripur to Charmuguria; 2. from Charmuguria to Mostofapur.
Madaripur Beel Route is man-made water route that shortened the distance from Khulna to Madaripur, Goalanda, Chandpur, Narayanganj, Cachar and Assam. It is also marked as Madhumati Beel Route.
The route extends from the arial khan river near Kabirajpur in Madaripur district to the Madhumati river near Manikdaha in Gopalganj district. On its course the route receives the Kumar river at Tekerhat and flowing further about 35 km the route falls into the Madhumati river at Manikdaha.
Source: BIWTA, February 25, 2011