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9,097 tonnes of foodstuffs distributed in Rajshahi division

9,097 tonnes of foodstuffs distributed in Rajshahi division

RAJSHAHI: A total of 9,097.68 tonnes of foodstuffs have,
so far, been distributed among 8,33,756 daily wage earning and other hand-to-
mouth families aimed at mitigating their hardship related to livelihood being
caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in Rajshahi division.

“Each of the beneficiary families was given ten kilograms of rice equally
in all eight districts in the division till 8 am today,” said Humayun Kabir
Khandaker, Commissioner of Rajshahi division, adding Taka 4.44 crore in cash
were distributed among 4,24,672 families in the division.

He also said 1,085.47 more tonnes of rice and Taka 81.44 lakh in cash are
in stock at present for distribution.

On the other hand, 13,269.24 tonnes of rice has been distributed among
the families in need at Taka 10 per kilogram while 4,682.15 tonnes remained in
stock at present for distribution.

Besides, 7,73,026 poor and extreme poor households were given 24,000
tonnes of rice under the government’s “Food Friendly Programme” last month.
Equal number of families are also getting the same quantity of rice during the
current month.

Another 4,500 tonnes of rice are also being distributed among the
families in need under the Vulnerable Group Development (VGD) Programme. Each
of 1.5 lakh beneficiary families is getting 30 kilograms of rice every month
free of cost.

On the other hand, Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) has dispensed around
45,000 daily wage-earners and other hand-to mouth families with foodstuffs in
two consecutive phases to deal with the present troubled situation.

In the first phase, each of 20,000 families was given ten kilograms of
rice and one kilogram of pulse whiles each of another 25,000 households was
given five kilograms of rice, two kilograms of potato and one kilogram of
pulse through hoarding a stock of 100 tonnes of rice and 20 tonnes of pulse
from the city’s affluent persons for distribution.

At present, distribution of 210 metric tonnes of rice among 21,000
households is going on in all 30 wards in the city simultaneously, said
Rajshahi City Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton.

Meanwhile, a total of 30,855 personal protective equipment (PPEs) have,
so far, been distributed among the frontline healthcare workforces to tackle
the present COVID-19 pandemic through protecting them from the virus infection
in the division.

There are 29,400 more PPEs in stock for distribution. 17,669 face masks
were distributed and another 10,429 remained stockpiled at present.

A total of 808 doctors and 1,512 nurses are working in 172 public and
private hospitals in the division. Around 1,876 beds among total 4,149 ones
were already prepared for treatment of the possible COVID-19 infected patients
to face any emergency situation.

There are arrangements of 220 beds in isolation units here and 17
ambulances for the purpose of transporting the infected patients for emergency
treatment.

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