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PMO Secretary visits Asrayan project in Taraganj

PMO Secretary visits Asrayan project in Taraganj

RANGPUR: Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Md Tofazzel Hossain Miah visited the Faridabad Asrayan Project in Soyar union of Taraganj upazila here on Wednesday afternoon.

During the visit, he inspected several houses at the Asrayan project, talked to the rehabilitated inhabitants there and expressed satisfaction.

He instructed Taraganj Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) to prepare a list of other homeless people in the upazila and send it to the PMO for necessary arrangements so that everyone received a house as gift from the Prime Minister in the Mujib Year.

He said projects are being undertaken through Bangladesh Rural Development Board (BRDB), Departments of Social Services and Cooperatives, Women and Children Affairs and Fisheries to make the rehabilitated people self-reliant at the Asrayan project, reports BSS.

There is a Dighee (water body) at Faridabad Asrayan project and steps will be taken for fish farming there to provide livelihoods to the rehabilitated beneficiaries living there.

“The rehabilitated beneficiaries at the Asrayan project will be provided training on income generating and capacity building activities and easy-term loan assistance will be provided as per their need based on their skills,” he said.

Earlier, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gifted the houses to the landless and homeless families for their rehabilitation at Faridabad Asrayan project under the second phase of Asrayan-2 project in the Mujib Year.

Director General (Administration) at the PMO Ahsan Kibria Siddiqui, Private Secretary to the PMO Kaysarul Islam, Rangpur Divisional Commissioner Md.  Abdul Wahhab Bhuiyan, Deputy Commissioner Md Asib Ahsan, Taraganj Upazila Awami League President Alhaj Atiyar Rahman, Upazila Parishad Chairman Anisur Rahman, UNO Md Aminul Islam, Upazila Parishad Vice-chairman Golam Chhaidel Kawnain, Female Vice-chairman Sabina Yasmeen and newly elected Chairman of Soyar union parishad Al Ebadat Hossain Pilot were present.