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Govt allocates 858.7 tonnes rice in Manikganj

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Published: 14:14, 11 June 2024

Govt allocates 858.7 tonnes rice in Manikganj

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The government allocated 858.70 tonnes of rice under Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme among 85,870 poor and distressed families of the district.

Under the programme, 14,628 families in Manikganj Sadar, 16,285 families in Singair, 14,582 families in Daulatpur, 8,286 families in Saturia, 9,956 families in Shibalaya, 7,468 families in Harirampur and 6,963 families in Ghior upazila and 4,621 families in Manikganj Municipality and 3,081 families in Singair Municipality are getting the rice for celebrating the holy Eid - ul- Azha.

District Relief and Rehabilitation Officer (DRRO, in charge) Md Shamsuzzaman Asif said that each of the family is getting 10 kgs of rice.

The distribution is carried out according to the list made by ward-level committees which was approved by the upazila authorities, he said, adding that the respective authorities were asked to distribute VGF rice before the holy Eid.