GAIBANDHA: Mobile egg selling through battery-run easy-bike has gained much popularity to the people of Shaghata upazila in the district during the month of Ramadan.
Official sources said the egg selling activity is going on here through two easy bikes.Every day, the eggs are being sold to the residents of Bonarpara and its adjoining areas of the upazila. At least 10,000 pieces of eggs are being sold daily and its demand is on growing trend day by day.
Upazila Livestock Office implemented the activity in cooperation with upazila administration, the sources said, adding: “Per piece of egg is being sold at Taka 6.25.”
Upazila Livestock Officer Md Nazmul Hoque said this initiative had been taken for the people of Bonarpara, where upazila headquarters is located, to meet the demand of protein during the lockdown imposed by the government to halt the coronavirus spread.
Md ASAD Miah, a resident of Bonarpara, thanked the Upazila Livestock Office for launching the mobile egg selling activity through easy bikes considering the welfare of the upazila people.
Earlier, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Mohiuddin Jahangir formally inaugurated the mobile egg selling activity in the upazila on April 12 as the chief guest.
Terming the mobile egg selling activity as one of the innovative ideas of the Livestock Department’s officials, the UNO wished its overall success.Upazila level officials, political leaders, local elite and traders including media men were present on the occasion.