1,430 homeless families to get houses from PM in Gaibandha


GAIBANDHA, June 19, 2021(BSS) – A total of 1,430 homeless and landless families of seven upazilas in the district are going to receive pucca houses with the documents of the land ownership as gift from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tomorrow.

This was disclosed by local deputy commissioner (DC) Abdul Matin while talking to BSS district correspondent here today.

Of the total beneficiary families, 200 are in each of the upazilas of Gaibandha Sadar, Sundarganj and Sadullapur, 350 in Gobindaganj upazila, 360 in Fulchhari upazila, 80 in Shaghata upazila and 40 in Palashbari upazila, he said.

The premier is scheduled to inaugurate the distribution of these houses virtually tomorrow under the second phase of the Asrayan-2 project, the DC added.

Earlier, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over 69,904 houses to the homeless and landless families across the country on January 23 under the first phase of the project on the occasion of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Tomorrow, she will give 53,340 more houses to the landless and homeless families as part of her government’s campaign to bring all landless and homeless families under housing scheme.