Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has disbursed Tk 7.2 million to 72 councillors for carrying out relief distribution programme amid the lockdown.
The amount was disbursed from the coffer of DNCC among 54 general councillors and 18 reserved councillors under 54 wards.DNCC Chief Executive Officer Selim Reza said, “Councillors will distribute rice, potato, lentil, oil and other grocery items within a Tk 500 package among needy people from tomorrow. They will also distribute 500 Sari in each ward ahead of Eid.”
Selim also said that they would distribute mask, soap, and hand sanitizers for the protection from Covid-19.
“We are waiting for some relief from Dhaka District administration. Upon getting the relief we will distribute among people”, Selim added.