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Call to expedite govt. social services

RAJSHAHI, Jan 3, 2017 (BSS)-Speakers at a post-rally discussion here on Monday unequivocally called for expediting the government sponsored social services for welfare of the underprivileged sections of society.

They put emphasis on ensuring transparency and accountability in all the welfare-oriented social service activities so that the target group of people could derive total benefits of the welfare programs.

Department of Social Service and District administration jointly organized the discussion at Shilpakala Academy auditorium in observance of the National Social Service Day-2016.

Commissioner of Rajshahi division Abdul Hannan and Deputy Commissioner Kazi Ashraf Uddin addressed the discussion as chief and special guests respectively with deputy director of the department Rubina Yeasmin in the chair.

Chief guest Abdul Hannan said the government has been implementing various social safety net programs for overall development of the general public and urged the officials and staff concerned to discharge their duties with utmost sincerity and honesty for a successful implementation of the programs.

Earlier, a huge rally was brought out from the C&B Crossing marking the day. The rally paraded some thoroughfares before being converged into the meeting venue. Nearly 300 government and non-government officials and employees and volunteers participated in the discussion.