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657-project being implemented in Jamalpur

JAMALPUR, Mar 20, 2017 (BSS) - Various development projects are being implemented under Employment Generation Programme (EGP) in the district.

Department of Disaster Management has allotted Taka 21 crore 77 lakh 36,000 to implement the Employment Generating Programme for the ultra poor people.

District Relief and Rehabilitation Office sources said out of the amount Taka 19 crore 57 lakh 88,000 as wages for the labourers and Taka 2 crore 19 lakh and 76,000 as non-wage cost were allotted, source said.

Under the programme 24,473 labourers will be benefited in the district. A day labourer will get Tk 200 per day as wage during the 40-day of the programme.

The office sources said 69 projects in Bakshiganj, 106 projects in Deranging, 63 projects in Islampur, 196 projects in Jamalpur Sadar, 70 projects in Madarganj, 63 projects in Melandah and 90 projects in Sarishabari are being implemented.