Rangpur City Corporation

Rangpur was one of the oldest Municipality in Bangladesh, which was established in the year 1869. "Rangpur" declared as a District headquarter as on 16 December, 1769. The municipal office building was erected in the year of 1892 under the precedence Raja Janaki Ballav Sen. Chairman of the municipality to whom Rangpur is indebted for many works of public utility and for his assiduous efforts to advance the improvement of the town. During that period in 1890, "Shyama sundari khal" was excavated for improvement of the town. The Municipality is located in the north western part of Bangladesh. Rangpur was an 'A-1'  category Municipality. It's previous population was 3,20,000 [ 2,51,699 (2001 census)] covering an area of 50.66 sq km and the number of household is 55,184. It had 15 wards covering with population density is 6317 and average household size is 4.56. Recently Ward delimitation has  almost completed. There are 33 wards (proposed) in newly declared City Corporation. The present Area with extension area is 203.19 Sq.Km and population is about 10 Lac.  Rangpur Pourashava has turned into Rangpur City Corporation. According to Local Government (City Corporation) Law, 2009 Government has declared it as Rangpur City Corporation vide SRO No. 247-Law/2012 Date: 28-06-2012. 

A considerable number of important institutions are situated in and around Rangpur City Ccorporation area. These are Bewgum Rokeya University, Carmichael University college, Rangpur Medical College, Rangpur Cadet College and numbers of private Colleges and other govt. & non-govt. institutions etc. In addition, some medium and small size industries (textile, garments) have been established and the large industries have also been established within and around the town area. It is expected that the area of the township will increase in the near future. Development in the housing sector is also prominent. The institutions and industries have their own housing schemes; in addition, some private real estate developers have set up or have planned to set up several residential villages in the area.

Rangpur is famous for its socio-economic and cultural heritage. The renowned visiting places are Rangpur Zoo, Tajhat rajbari, Dimlaraj Kali Mondir, Parjatan Motel, Karamotia Mosque, Mahiganj Shah Jalal Mazar, Mahiganj Paresnath Mondir and Rangpur Museum etc. It has turned into an important trade center because of its major agricultural product like paddy, tobacco, sugarcane, brinjal, ground nut, oil seeds, ginder, tomato etc. Some poultry firms and hatcheries have been developed in recent years. It has already turned into a trade center feeding the locality as well as Dhaka city. Because of good communication network with Dhaka. Rangpur serves as a collection and distribution of daily necessities of in and around the area. Commercial and business activities are rapidly growing in this town because of additional improvement of various sectors.

Since becoming a District headquarters, the Pourashava has established itself as a significant market town. It has also benefited from an increase in employment opportunities resulting from increased numbers of Government facilities to the area. The major employment areas of the town are found in Old Rangpur(Mahigonj), New Market, BSCIC Industrial area, Government areas and along the main roads, The town has turned into an important trade center because of its major agricultural product like paddy, tobacco, sugarcane, brinjal, ground nut, oil seeds, ginder etc. Facilities include wholesale markets, Super market, agricultural products processing, rice husking mills and saw mills. Major large- scale industries incluing BSCIC Industrial area, Rangpur Foundry Ltd. Small  scale manufacturing enterprises include production of rickshaws and handicrafts. Business enterprises including construction industry; furniture making; metal working; automotive, electrical and mechanical repairs. Public services include barbers, bakeries, Fast food and restaurants.

The town has already turned into a trade center feeding the locality as well as Dhaka city. Because of good communication network with Dhaka. Rangpur serves as a collection and distribution of daily necessities of in and around the area. Commercial and business activities are rapidly growing in this town because of additional improvement of various sectors.

In the recent past, development of major government buildings, commercial and residential buildings has concentrated on the area to the North and South of the town, along the Rangpur- Dhaka and Rangpur - Dinajpur road. The intensity of development in the centre of the Pourashava is considered high. The Pourashava will further pursue urban growth of the residential development of the peripheral areas, especially to the North and South.  The Pourashava is proud of its Zoo, Tajhat rajbari, Dimlaraj Kali Mondir, Parjatan Motel, Karamotia Mosque, Mahiganj Shah Jalal Mazar, Mahiganj Paresnath Mondir and Rangpur Museum etc.


List of All Chairman/Administrator / Mayor


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Name of Administrator / Chairman/ Mayor                                         
  
From To 
 01. Mr. E.G Glazier 1869
 02. K.D Ghosh 18711883 
 03. Babu Shyama Mohon Chokravarty 1890
 04. Babu Rajmohon Banarjee 1891
 05. Raja Janoki Ballov Sen 1892
 06. Babu Mohesh Chandra Sarkar 18941895 
 07. Babu Gonga Nath Roy 18971899 
 08. Babu Umesh Chandra Gupto 1900 1902
 09. Roy Bahadur Sharat Chandra Chatarjee 19041909 
 10. Roy Jogendra Nath Chatarjee Bahadur 19341938 
 11. Sree Atul Krishno Roy 19391946 
 12. Moulovi Badir Uddin Ahmed 19491952 
 13. Moulvi Mahatab Uddin Khan B.L 19551960 
 14. Mr. A S M Fazlur Rahman 19611962 
 15. Mr. M.A Zaman , CSP 19621963 
 16. Mr. M.A Sattar , CSP 1963
 17. Mr O.M Karny, CSP 1963
 18. Mr. A. G Halder 1963
 19. Mr. Ekram Hossin, CSP 1964
 20. Mr. AKM Nurul Islam Khan, CSP 1966
 21. Mr. Md. Hasinur Rahman, CSP 1966
 22 Mr. Azahar Ali , CSP 1969
 23. Mr. S. Islam 1969
 24 Mr. Zibon Khan 1970
 25. Mr. Md. Abdul Wadud, ADC ( General) Poura Administrator 16-12-197106-04-1972 
 26 Mr. Md. Mostafijar Rahman, ADC
( General) Poura Administrator
 07-04-197226-10-1972 
 27. Mr. Md. Abdul Wadud, ADC
 ( General), Poura Administrator
 26-10-197217-05-1973 
 28. Mr. Md. Ismail Hossain, ADC( General) Poura Administrator 18-05-197314-04-1974 
 29. Mr. Md. Mahatab Uddin Advocate, Chairman 15-04-197409-09-1977 
 30. Mr. Md. Afjal Advocate, Chairman 10-09-197702-10-1982 
 31. Mr. Md. Eyahiya Molla, ADC( Dev.) Poura Administrator 03-10-198215-02-1984 
 32. Mr. Md. Samsuddin Ahmed, ADC (Dev) Poura Administrator 16-02-198418-03-1984 
 33.
Mr. Md. Afjal Advocate, Chairman
 19-03-198406-12-1986 
 34. Mr. Md. Abdus Sattar, ADC (Dev) Poura Administrator 07-12-198605-09-1987 
 35. Mr. Md. Afjal Advocate, Chairman 06-09-198730-09-1988 
 36. Mr. Opil Uddin Ahmed, Commander, Freedom Fighter Sangsad, Poura Administrator 01-10-198822-02-1989 
 37. Mr. Opil Uddin Ahmed, Commander, Freedom Fighter Sangsad, Chairman 23-02-198931-12-1991 
 38. Mr. Abu Nasir Ahmed, ADC (General) Poura Administrator 01-01-199214-07-1992 
 39. Mr. Mahoshin Ali Sardar, Birprotik, ADM, Administrator 15-07-199229-03-1993 
 40. Mr. Sharfuddin Ahmed Jhantu, Chairman 30-03-199312-07-1996 
 41. Mr. Md. Idris Ali, Acting Chairman 13-07-199623-09-1996 
 42. Mr. Sharfuddin Ahmed Jhantu, Chairman 24-09-199607-04-1999 
 43. Kazi  Md. Junnun, Chairman 07-04-199930-05-2004 
 44. A.K.M Abdur Rouf Manik, Chairman 31-05-200413-05-2009              
 45. A.K.M Abdur Rouf Manik, Mayor 14-05-2009                    28-06-2012

Attachment:
Key Personnel


 

 Name and Designation

 Telephone/ Mobile #

e-mail Number 

 Remarks

 Kazi Hasan Ahmed
Administrator
 +880521-65186

 administrator@rangpurcity.org


Chief Executive Officer

 Name and Designation
 Telephone/ Mobile #
e-mail Number 
 Remarks
 Md. Ruhul Amin Khan
Chief Executive Officer
 +880521-64942ceo@rangpurcity.org

Administrative Division

 Name and Designation
 Telephone/ Mobile #
e-mail Number 
 Remarks
  Md. Aktar Hossin Azad
Secretary
 +880521-64989 secretary@rangpurcity.org
aktar6848@gmail.com 

Engineering Division

 Name and Designation
Telephone/ Mobile #
 e-mail Number  Remarks
 Md. Amdad Hossain
Executive Engineer
 0521-64858
01718-516287
xen@rangpurcity.org
md.amdadhossain@yahoo.com
 Md. Azam Ali
Asstt. Engineer(Civil)
 01726-528107 azam_2808@yahoo.com
engrazam2808@gmail.com
   


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