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Employment programme for poor begins in Jamalpur

December 21st, 2015 | by admin

Employment programme for the ultra poor people has begun in the district.

Directorate of Disaster Management has allotted over Tk190 million (TK19 crore) to implement the first phase of the programme.

District Relief and Rehabilitation Office sources said Tk17.8 milion as wages for the 22,250 labourers and around Tk20 million as non-wage cost and around Tk1.2million as wage for labourers leaders (Sardar) were allotted.

Under the programme each of the 22,250 labourers will get wage Tk200 per day during the 40 days of the programme in the district.

District Relief and Rehabilitation Office sources also said over Tk15.5 million for 1,941 labourers in Bakshiganj, Tk23.5 million for 2,938 labourers in Dewanganj , Tk26.5 million for 3,262 labourers in Islampur, Tk 42.9 million for 5,368 labourers in Jamalpur Sadar, Tk 23.3 million for 2,919 labourers in Madarganj, Tk24.3 million for 3,036 labourers in Melandah and Tk 22.3 million for 2,786 labourers in Sarishabari upazila have been allocated as wage.

District Relief and Rehabilitation Officer Abul Manjur Md Abdul Hai said under the programme 270 various development projects will be implemented in the district, according to BSS.

Source: The Financial Express

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