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Govt begins VGF for 50 thousand extreme poor in Sylhet

Sylhet District Administration today launched distribution of rice under the Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme among 50,000 extreme poor and flood affected people in Sylhet.

DC of Sylhet Rahat Anwar Told the Journalist in a press conference on Wednesday.

ADC Sylhet Shohidul Islam Chowdhury, DRRO Mofjuler Rahman, Sylhet pressclub President Ikramul Kabir, among others, were present.

The present government under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will provide necessary assistance to the flood-affected people of the haor areas.

Under the 90-day programme, around 30-kg of rice under VGF programme along with Taka 500 will be provided for each family for buying other necessary products. Those, who are not interested to receive VGF foods, they will be able to buy rice at Taka 15 per kg under its OMS programme and Taka 10 per kg under fair price rice sale programme.

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