Govt allocates Tk 23cr for the poor affected by lockdown

Staff Correspondent

29 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief on Monday allocated Tk 23.06 crore for distribution among the poor and distressed families affected by the lockdown across the country.

“In order to provide humanitarian assistance during the ongoing lockdown amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the money has been allocated to 64 districts,” said a press release of the ministry. 

The Deputy Commissioners concerned will provide the allocated amount to the unions as per the terms of allocation, it said.

Those who are eligible for humanitarian assistance will get the food assistance such as rice, pulse, oil, salt, potato etc after making a phone

call to 333.