Re-excavation of 6km canal underway in Gobindaganj

21 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

GAIBANDHA: Re-excavating of 6.70km canal from South Kamardaha to Kandarbapur under Kamardaha union of Gobindaganj upazila in the dist began on Sunday amid much enthusiasm to the locals, reports BSS.

Lawmaker Monwar Hossain Chowdhury inaugurated the work as the chief guest at a function organised by BADC at Chapriganaj village of the upazila in the afternoon.

Upazila chairman Abdul Latif Prodhan attended the event as the special guest while local union parishad chairman Syed Shariful Islam Ratan presided over the ceremony.

Executive engineer of BADC (Irrigation) Chittaranjan Roy said BADC would implement the work at the cost of Taka one crore under its Greater Bogura and Dinajpur Small Irrigation Project and the work would be completed by February, 2020.

Speaking on the occasion, Engineer Monwar Hossain Chowdhury, MP, said the government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had been working relentlessly for overall development of the country.