BSS-37 1430 homeless families get pucca houses in Gaibandha





1430 homeless families get pucca houses in Gaibandha

GAIBANDHA, June 20, 2021 (BSS) – A total of 1430 homeless and landless families of seven upazilas in the district today got pucca houses with the documents of the land ownership as a gift from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina under the second phase of Asrayan-2 project on the occasion of the Mujib Year.

Of the total houses, some 200 families are in Sadar, Sundarganj, and Sadullapur upazilas each, 350 in Gobindaganj upazila, 360 in Fulchhari upazila, 80 in Shaghata upazila, 40 in Palashbari upazila, office sources said.

The Prime Minister inaugurated the distribution of tin-shed pucca houses on two decimals of land on virtual platform joining from her official Ganabhaban residence here this morning.

In Gaibandha, deputy commissioner (DC) Abdul Matin accompanying a number of beneficiaries and district and upazila level officials attended the auditorium of Zilla Shilpakala Academy of the district town in the morning around 10.30 am and witnessed the houses handing over ceremony by the premier through a large screen.

Similar programmes were also held at other six upazila headquarters at the initiative of respective upazila administrations, DC office sources said.

After getting houses from the premier, all beneficiaries are so much happy and expressed their gratefulness to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for giving them new pucca houses built on two decimals of land.