Government officers are entitled to receive a piece of land for giving their life time service to the nation with devotion. Bangladesh Army solved the accommodation problem of the officers through DOHS in and around cantonments. But it has become difficult for the authority to accommodate more number of officers in DOHS as acquisition of land becoming a challenge for the Government due to population increase and changed socio-cultural scenario. Considering the fact, Bangladesh Army took a step to build a Comprehensive Modern City.
With the patronage of honorable Prime Minister, leader of the people, Sheikh Hasina, Army Housing Scheme started its Journey on the 23rd of November, 2009. Development work is ongoing to build a well-planned, eco-friendly, self-relient, residential township. The project is located between River Balu and River Shitalakshya encompassing approximate 2134 acres of land. Purbachal stands at its north, River Shitalakshya at south and River Balu at East. Important aspects of the project is that, no village or dwellings are included inside the project. Barren low lands are chosen for the project.