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Social services ensuring welfare of backward people: Speakers

RANGPUR, Jan 2, 2017 (BSS) - The present government has been implementing massive social service activities to ensure welfare and development of the socially backward, physically challenged and unprivileged people.

The opinion came at a post-rally discussion jointly organised today by the district administration and Department of Social Services (DSS) at Shishu Academy auditorium in the city in observance of the National Social Service Day- 2017.

Earlier, a huge rally was brought out in the city streets with participation of officials and employees of different government departments and organisations and NGOs, students, civil society members, socio-cultural, human rights and professional activists.

Deputy Commissioner Rahat Anwar attended the discussion as the chief guest with Deputy Director of the district DSS Abdur Razzaque in the chair.

Police Super Mizanur Rahman, Civil Surgeon Dr Himangshu Lal Roy, Medical Officer Dr SM Saiful Islam, Executive Member of SWID Bangladesh Shushanto Bhowmick and social activist Rawshan Ara China Chowdhury addressed as special guests.

Assistant Director of the DSS Abdul Matin narrated massive activities being conducted by the government through DSS to ensure welfare and development of different cross sections of population, including suffering humanity, in the society.

The chief guest called upon the DSS officials and employees for conducting their duties with utmost sincerity in rendering best services for ensuring development of the socially backward, disabled and people with special needs in the society.