1470 homeless families to get house as PM’s gift
Published: 11:29 AM, 17 November 2020 Updated: 12:22 PM, 17 November 2020
Faridpur DC Atul Sarker inspecting the houses under construction at Joydevpur village under Buraich UP in Alfadanga Upazila
The construction work of brick-built houses for the 1470 landless and homeless families, gifted by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina under a project named "Shwapno Neer", has been going on simultaneously in different Upazilas of Faridpur.
Each of the houses consisted of two bedrooms and other modern facilities. Faridpur DC Atul Sarker has expressed hope that the construction work will be completed by next December.
The DC expressed such hope while inspecting the houses under construction at Joydevpur village under Buraich UP in Alfadanga Upazila on Monday. Prior to the visit, he discussed various issues with the landless and homeless people.
According to district administration sources, construction work is underway to build the two-room semi-pucca houses for landless and homeless families in nine Upazilas of the district on the occasion of Mujib Borsho, the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. In the meantime, the work has progressed a lot.
Of the total 1,470 houses, 292 are being constructed in Faridpur Sadar Upazila, 220 in Alfadanga, 92 in Boalmari, 148 in Madhukhali, 105 in Nagarkanda, 35 in Saltha, 250 in Bhanga, 178 in Sadarpur and 150 in Charbhadrasan Upazila. Each house will be provided to one family. Not only the house, but two Shotangsho of land is also being given to each family.
While visiting the houses under construction at Joydevpur village, Atul Sarker instructed the concerned to maintain the quality standards in the construction work of the houses.
Later, the DC attended the distribution ceremony of the book for "Allowances for the Financially Insolvent Disabled", microloan and education stipend cheque in the Upazila Parishad Hall room as the chief guest.
UNO Touhid Elahi presided over the function while Alfadanga Upazila Parishad Chairman AKM Zahidul Hasan, Upazila Assistant Commissioner (Land) Md Mahbubul Islam, Municipal Mayor Saifur Rahman, Upazila Parishad Vice-Chairman Sheikh Delwar Hossain, Women Vice-Chairman Laila Parveen, Upazila Social Service Officer Bazlur Rashid, Chairman of Sadar Union Parishad AKM Ahadul Hasan was present.