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Project Profile

New Modern Medical College & Hospital of 250 beds on the unused land in Khulna
Project Information
Project Name:
New Modern Medical College & Hospital of 250 beds on the unused land in Khulna
Health, Nutrition, Population and Family Welfare.
Ministry of Railway
Implementing Agency:
Bangladesh Railway
Khulna, Bangladesh
Estimated Capital Cost:
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the project on 14 August, 2013.
Khulna is the third largest economic centre in Bangladesh. It is situated north of the Port of Mongla and has various heavy and light industries. The N7 national highway connects the city with most other parts of the country. The region has an Export Processing Zone which has attracted substantial foreign investment. In the south-western part of Bangladesh, in the district of greater Khulna, lies the Sundarbans (world's largest mangrove forest), the home of royal Bengal tiger.

The city becomes a very important communication hub for adjoining major district headquarters. Khulna railway station is a railway station in Khulna, Bangladesh. The railway station is the main station of the city, and links to Jessore railway station via the Jessore-Khulna Rail Line Bangladesh Railway has plan to construct modern hospitals, medical colleges, five-star hotel-cum-commercial buildings, multistoried shopping mall-cum-guest houses on its unused lands in Khulna.

Despite being business Centre there is not sufficient modern Medical College Hospital in Khulna. But the demands for high quality medical education are very high. There is also scarcity of private land in town area. So that the needs of the demanding medical facilities and education Bangladesh Railway planned for establish a hospital and college in Khulna. There are sufficient unused lands adjacent to the hospital. The utilization of this unused land recommended by a committee formed by Bangladesh Railway for establishing a medical college under PPP. But, Bangladesh Railway has spare-able open land in the Khulna town. Hence, the Project will attract numerous of Private entrepreneurs.
- To render medical services to common people as well as BR’s employees;
- To increase revenue earning of Bangladesh Railway;
- To create opportunities for quality Medical education and treatment.
Project Scope:
• Construction of medical College of seat capacity 50;
• Establish Modern Medical College & Hospital in unused Railway land of 250 beds like Apollo, United and Square Hospital;
• Enhancement of the Medical facility to the Railway employee & general peoples of the country.
Project Implementation Period:
2013 - 2017
The project is in development stage.

Director (Investment Promotion)
Phone: +88 02 55007420
Public Private Partnership Authority
Prime Minister's Office
Plot: E, 13-B, 1st Floor, Sherebangla Nagar
Agargaon, Dhaka-1207
Phone: +88 02 55007421
(Last updated 20 February 2024; subject to further revision.)