CUMILLA: Sewing machines, rickshaw-van and other necessary equipment were distributed to 50 fishermen in Sadar upazila of the district on Monday at the initiative of the Greater Cumilla District Fisheries Development Project.
Sadar Upazila Fisheries Office organised the distribution program at Munsefbari here this morning.
Sadar Upazila Parishad Chairman Advocate Aminul Islam Tutul, District Fisheries Officer Sharif Uddin, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Zakia Afrin, Sadar Upazila Senior Fisheries Officer Md. Murad Hossain Pramanik, UP Chairman Abul Kalam Azad and other officials of the fisheries department were present on the occasion.
A total of 27 rickshaw-van, 33 sets of sewing machines and other equipment were provided among the fishermen.