Rangpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) on Sunday distributed a food package among 1,800 jobless, destitute and needy families of the district to stand beside them amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.
Each of the beneficiary families received a sac containing five kg of rice, two kg of potato, one kg each of onion, edible oil and pulse, two pieces of soaps and 500 gram each of iodized salt and flattened rice under the first phase of the RCCI food package program.President of RCCI Mostafa Sohrab Chowdhury Titu and its Senior Vice- president Mostoba Hossain Ripon formally inaugurated the food distribution process with handing over 800 sacs to Deputy Commissioner Md. Asib Ahsan at his office premises this noon.
Directors of RCCI Md. Habibur Rahman Raja, Md. Azizul Islam Mintu, Md. Reaz Shaheed Shovan, Md. Akbar Ali, Md. Amjad Hossain Chowdhury, Debobrata Sarker Ranju, Md. Obaidur Rahman Ratan, Md. Zulfiquer Ali Khan Bhutto, Khemchand Somani Rabi, among others, were present.
Later, the RCCI executives handed over 1,000 sacs of food under the program among authorities of socio-cultural and political organisations and civil society members for distribution among the jobless, destitute and needy people across the district.