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Sheikh Hasina attended the ceremony of handing over 40,000 houses

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  • 22 March, 2023 13:15:45

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News desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has attended the ceremony of handing over 39 thousand 365 houses in the fourth phase along with ownership of land through Asryan project. He directly connected with the beneficiaries in 3 upazilas through video conferencing from Ganobhaban. Sheikh Hasina joined the beneficiaries of Nayapara shelter project in Gazipur union of Kaliganj upazila of Gazipur district, Nawagon shelter project in Nandigaon union of Goainghat upazila of Sylhet district and Banaripara shelter project in Barisal district. 

According to the updated data of the government on the occasion of Mujib year, the number of landless and homeless families is 259 thousand 237. Among them, 63 thousand 999 houses were handed over in the first phase on 23 January 2021, 53 thousand 330 houses in the second phase on 20 June 2021, 32 thousand 904 houses in the first phase of the third phase on 26 April 2022, and 26 thousand 229 houses in the second phase of the third phase on 21 July 2022. 

Today Wednesday (March 22) 39 thousand 365 houses are being handed over in the fourth phase. Out of the 2 lakh 59 thousand 237 families identified by this, 2 lakh 15 thousand 827 families are being handed over houses. Out of the remaining 43 thousand 410 families, 22 thousand 10 families have been identified and allotted single houses with two percent of land through the shelter scheme. By identifying the remaining 21,404 families and rehabilitating them, the Prime Minister's promise that 'no person in the country will remain landless and homeless' will be implemented.



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