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PM hands over 39365 more houses to landless people

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Update: 2023-03-22 12:14:30
PM hands over 39365 more houses to landless people

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday handed over 39365 more houses to landless families as part of her government's effort to ensure housing for the landless people of the country.

She handed over the houses in the fourth phase of Ashrayan-2 project through a programme virtually from her official Ganabhaban residence in the capital.

Earlier, 63,999 houses were distributed to the landless and homeless people in the first phase, 53,330 in the second phase and 59,133 in the third phase.

With the distribution of 39365 more houses, its total number stood at 2,15,827 under the Ashrayan-2 project.

The prime minister also declared seven districts and 159 upazilas as homeless and landless free areas, raising the total number of homeless-landless free districts to nine and upazilas to 211.

Earlier, she declared Panchagarh and Magura as homeless-landless free districts.

PM's Principal Secretary Mohammad Tofazzel Hossain Miah moderated the function.

The premier, as well, exchanged views with the beneficiaries of Nayapara Ashrayan project under Sreepur upazila in Gazipur district, Noagaon Ashrayan project under Gowainghat upazila in Sylhet and Uttarpar Ashrayan project under Banaripara in Barishal.

BDST: 1212 HRS, MAR 22, 2023

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