DNCC LED Lights Supply & Installation


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The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will complete installing 46,410 LED lights in the city streets by 2021 under the 'LED Light Supply and Installation in DNCC Streets' project.

The revised cost of the project is over Tk 3.69 billion. The project was supposed to complete by December 31 this year which may be extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The DNCC signed an agreement with Bangladesh Machine Tools Factory (BMTF) in this regard on Tuesday at a program at Nagar Bhaban in the city's Gulshan.

Project director and DNCC superintendent engineer Rafiqul Islam and BMTF general manager Lt Col Tofael Ahmed signed the deal on behalf of their respective organizations.

DNCC mayor Atiqul Islam was present during signing of the agreement.

Mr Atiqul Islam said that 42,500 LED lights can be installed by 2021. Some of the streets will be illuminated by January 01, he said.

"It is part of our pledge of making the city safe by illuminating the city. The lights are made in Europe with 10 years of warranty," he added.

The BMTF will complete the work efficiently and do the maintenance during warranty period.

The LED light installation project (1st amended) was approved in September last year at a cost of over Tk 3.69 billion. The number of LED lights was mentioned 42,450 in the original project which was later increased to 46,410.

Of those, 3,408 will be of 150 watts, 3,646 of 90 watt, 10,666 of 60 watt and 25,661 of 40 watt.

The cost of lights installation has been fixed at more than Tk 3.19 billion. This includes purchase of lights, pole purchase and installation, bracket, fittings, controlling system, software and overhead cables.

The lights have been imported from Poland. The rest Tk 494 million will be spent for purchase of hydraulic car and other vehicles, machinery and equipment.