1.5 crore families get govt relief
Published: 06:13 PM, 2 June 2020
The government has so far provided relief to 6.15 crore people from about 1.5 crore families across the country as humanitarian assistance in the coronavirus disaster.
According to information received from 64 district administrations, about 1,92,000 metric tons of rice have been allocated across the country till June 1. The number of beneficiary families is 1,41,18,488 and the beneficiary people are 6,23,14,409.
Besides, about Tk 110 crore has been allocated in cash. Of this, about Tk 75,71,18,000 has been distributed. The number of beneficiary families is 84,07,107 and the beneficiaries are 3,76,15,079 people.
Tk 23.94 crore has been allocated as baby food assistant and about Tk 19,31,53,000 has been distributed so far. The number of beneficiary families is 6,10,251.