PM allocates Tk 10.50cr financial assistance for destitute
Published: 03:07 PM, 21 April 2021 Updated: 06:57 PM, 21 April 2021
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina; File Photo
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has allocated Tk 10 cores 50 lakhs to help the poor, destitute, floating and indigent people affected by the ongoing lockdown.
It is learned that this financial assistance will be given all over the country through the district administration.
The Prime Minister’s Press Wing said in a statement on Wednesday afternoon.
According to the statement, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has allocated Tk 10.50 crore in favor of the Deputy Commissioners (DC) to help the poor, destitute, floating and indigent people affected by the ongoing lockdown due to coronavirus.
PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said the Prime Minister had allocated the money from the PM’s relief and welfare fund in favor of all the DCs.
He added that the money was allocated based on the population of the districts and the relief needs.