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‘Over 0.1m dwellers of Ctg to benefit from projects’

October 20, 2019 00:00:00

CHATTOGRAM, Oct 19 (BSS): More than 0.1 million (one lakh) city-dwellers will benefit from the basic infrastructure development projects under 'Remote

Community Livelihood Quality Development', said Mayor AJM Nasiruddin.

He was speaking after inaugurating the project

activities at Sulakbahar Tulatali Fine Arts School premises in the port city.

The city corporation, UNDP, UK Aid and the GOB are funding the 'Remote Community Livelihood Quality Development' project.

Under this project, six kilometer connecting road, 31 tube-wells in 31 wards, 570 twin latrines, 14 community latrines, 19 bath rooms would be constructed aimed at improvement of lifestyle in remote communities.

Besides, 10 thousand pregnant women will be provided with quality food items next year.

Moreover, more than 0.1 million (one lakh five thousand) dwellers will get multiple health facilities during the period.

Mayor Nasiruddin said the Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) has provided donations to 9,300 families for education, trading and skill development purpose in 19 city wards.

He further disclosed that about Tk 40 million (Tk 4.0 crore) will be distributed among five thousand people in the current fiscal year.

Panel Mayor Nisar Ahmed Manju, Ward Councilor Morshedul Alam, local Awami League (AL) leader Mohammad Iqbal Chowdhury, woman Councilor Jesmin Parvin Jesi and project officials were present, among others.

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