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RCC on top in birth-death registration performance

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  • 8 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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RCC on top in birth-death registration performance

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RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) has clinched the top position in birth and death registration performance across the country this year.

It has also attained an epoch-making success in providing health services and is determined to maintaining the success in the years to come.

RCC Panel Mayor Shariful Islam Babu said while addressing a meeting as the chief guest.

The city corporation organized the function at its conference hall in observance of the National Birth and Death Registration Day-2021 on Wednesday afternoon.

With RCC Ward Councilor Ruhul Amin Tunu in the chair, the meeting was addressed, among others, by Chief Health Officer Dr Anjuman Ara Begum, Panel Mayor Tehera Khatun, Councilor Shirin Ara, Chief Revenue Officer Saleh Nur-E-Sayeed and Birth-Death Registration Officer Nazma Khatun.

Sharif Babu called for upholding the city corporation’s successes through performing duties with utmost sincerity and honesty.

The district administration has also organised a discussion at its conference hall on the occasion on Wednesday.

Additional Commissioner of Rajshahi division Dr Ziaul Haque and Deputy Director of Local Government Division Dr Chitralekha Naznin addressed the meeting as chief and special guests respectively with Deputy Commissioner Abdul Jalil in the chair.

Editor of Daily Sonar Desh Akbarul Hassan Millat, District Livestock Officer Dr Zulfikar Akhter Hossain and Deputy Director of Department of Social Services Hasina Momtaj also spoke.

The discussants observed that collective efforts of all concerned have become an urgent need to ensure hundred percent birth and death registration as the government is very much attentive to this end.

All the local government institutions, including city corporations, pourashavas and union parishads, should play vital roles in this regard, they opined.

Dr Haque said birth registration certificates are used in admission to school, marriage, getting passport, making national identity card, driving license and land registration to ensure transparency.

So, hundred percent birth registrations have become important at present, he added.