Alexa PM launches textbook distribution program

Dhaka, Sunday   15 December 2019

PM launches textbook distribution program

 Staff Correspondent Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 10:20 AM, 30 December 2017   Updated: 09:33 PM, 3 January 2018



Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates the textbook distribution program `Book Festival` at her official residence Ganobhaban around 10 am on Saturday. During this time, she handed over books to primary and secondary level students.

Later on, the free textbook distribution program is going to be held on the first day of 2018. New books will be handed out to the students on the day.

According to the Ministry of Education sources, after the inauguration program at first textbook will be handed over to the students at Azimpur Govt. Girls High School on January 1st. Ministry of Primary and Mass Education will celebrate the festival differently at the central playground of Dhaka University.

In the 2018 academic year, 35.42 million 85 thousand 949 copies of textbooks will be distributed among the students. Among them, secondary level books are 24.36 million 84 thousand 428 copies and 11.6 million one thousand 521 copies of the primary level books.

The primary and secondary level textbooks already have reached almost all the upazila of the country.