BSS-32 RCC provides foodstuffs to 11,100 more households

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CORONA-RCC-FOODSTUFFS (with picture)

RCC provides foodstuffs to 11,100 more households

RAJSHAHI, May 8, 2020 (BSS)- Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) has started
extending supports to 11,100 more jobless and other less-incoming households
with foodstuffs as part of its relentless efforts of coping with the novel
coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Each of the targeted families will be given ten kilograms of rice, one
kilogram of pulse, two kilograms of potato and one kilogram of pumpkin.

City Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton today told BSS that the foodstuffs were
already handed over to 37 organizational leaders of the city unit of
Bangladesh Awami League from the city bhaban storage for distribution among
the communities within the shortest possible time.

Earlier, he distributed 223 tonnes of rice, 41 tonnes of pulse and 52
tonnes of potato among 45,000 families in need with assistance of the city’s
affluent people.

Apart from, the city corporation has dispensed 513 tonnes of rice among
51,500 hand-to-mouth families from the government allocation.

“We are distributing the relief materials among the jobless people as part
of the government’s instant humanitarian support to cope with the present
troubled situation,” Mayor Liton said, adding the assistance will continue
until the troubled situation is removed.

BSS/AH/RY/1805 hrs