Bangladesh allots Tk 572cr for jobless people for COVID-19 restrictions

Staff Correspondent | Published: 21:11, Apr 08,2021


Bangladesh has allocated Tk 572.9 crore to help the people who have become jobless during the public movement restrictions imposed to contain the second wave of COVID-19 infections.

The allotment will be distributed among 1,24,41,900 families through the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, said a Press Information Department handout on Thursday.

Among the allocations, a total of Tk 450.44 crore was allotted against a total of 1000,9,494 vulnerable group feeding cards at upazila and municipality levels.

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