Dhaka South City Corporation

Dhaka South City Corporation
ঢাকা দক্ষিণ সিটি কর্পোরেশন
Dhaka South City Corporation Logo.jpg
Logo
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Nagar Bhaban, seat of Corporation
PredecessorDhaka City Corporation
Formation1 December 2011 (2011-12-01)
TypeMunicipal
HeadquartersNagar Bhaban
Official language
Bengali
Sayeed Khokon
WebsiteDhaka South City Corporation

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) is one of the two municipal corporations in Dhaka created when the former Dhaka City Corporation was divided into two.[1] The Corporation was created by the Local Government (City Corporation) Amendment Bill 2011 on 29 November 2011,[2] passed in the Parliament of Bangladesh, following the President's approval,.[3]

History

The Local Govt. (City Corporation) Amendment Act (2011), Dhaka City Corporation has divided and re-created as Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) on 04.12.2011 as well as the Government has appointed Mr. Md. Khalilur Rahman (additional Secretary) as the Administrator of DSCC.[4]


According to the existing law, the executive power of the Corporation vests in and exercised by the Mayor/Administrator. The Corporation constitutes Several Standing Committees and other Committees to monitor and guide the diversified activities of the organization. The Mayor/administrator is assisted by the Chief Executive Officer, who in turn, is assisted by the Secretary, the Heads of Departments and Zonal Executive Officers.[5]