Over 1 lakh families to get VGF rice in Bhola

Our Correspondent

22 May, 2019 12:00 AM printer

BHOLA: A total of over 1.08-lakh poor and distressed families will get 1633.95 tonnes of rice under special Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) Programme to celebrate the Eid festival.

Officials of the district Relief said the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief has allocated the rice for distribution to the poor families in all seven upazilas in the district.

“The upazila administrations with assistance of local public representatives are preparing to distribute the rice to listed VGF card holder families,” said District Relief and Rehabilitation officer ABM Akram Hossain.

Each family will get 15 kg VGF rice in all 68 unions under the seven upazilas in the district. The distribution process will be completed before the Eid-ul-Fitr festivity.

“Deputy Commissioner Md Masud Alam will formally inaugurate distribution of the VGF rice,” Akram added.