Govt to distribute 1,763 tonnes VGF rice in Khulna

Dhaka,  Sun,  23 July 2017
Published : 17 Jun 2017, 23:05:42
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Govt to distribute 1,763 tonnes VGF rice in Khulna

The government will distribute 1,763 tons of rice among 1, 76, 332 vulnerable group feeding (VGF) card holders from June 20 in nine upazilas and two pourashavas of Khulna district on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

Khulna District Relief and Disaster Managemnt Officials has said, a total of 399 tonnes of rice will be distributed among 35,500 cardholders of Dakop upazila, 322.60 tonnes among 32,226 cardholders of Batiaghata upazila, 186 tonnes among 18,664 cardholders of Dighalia upazila, 284 tonnes among 28,433 cardholders of Rupsha upazila, 49.41 tonnes among 4,941 cardholders of Fultala upazila, 108.22 tonnes among 10,822 cardholders of Koyra upazila, 136.96 tonnes among 13,690 cardholders of Paikgachha upazila, 79 tonnes among 7,959 cardholders of Terokhada upazila and 163.95 tonnes among 16,395 cardholders of Dumuria upazila.

Besides, over 30 tonnes of rice will be distributed among 3,081 cardholders in Chalna pourashabha (municipality) and over 46 tonnes among 4,621 cardholders in Paikgachha pourashabha.

The authorities will distribute 10-kg rice to each of the VGF card holders, according to BSS.

 
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