54 union information centres in Chandpur get solar panels
Fifty-four solar panels along with their accessories have been distributed among the trained staff of 54 union information and service centres (UISCs) in all the eight upazilas of the district.
On this occasion, the district administration on Monday arranged a function at Chandpur Circuit House with Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Md Nurullah Nuri in the chair.
Deputy Commissioner Md Ismail Hossain distributed the solar panels along with accessories as the chief guest while Rural Poverty Alleviation Foundation's Comilla Region's Deputy Director Md Habibur Rahman was the special guest.
Additional Deputy Commissioner (Revenue) Abu Ali Mohammad Sajjad Hossain and Union Information and Service Centres Assistant Project Manager Asaduzzaman Kanon, among others, addressed the function.
Rural Poverty Alleviation Foundation, Jatiya Palli Unnayan Samabaya Federation, and the ministry concerned are jointly implementing the project with a view to rendering services and benefits of the digital systems to the rural people near their homes, said official sources.
DC Ismail Hossain handed over a solar panel, one battery (12-volt), solar fan (12-volt), one piece of LID-light to each information centre in all the 54 unions across the district.
A training session on “How to operate and handle the solar system” was imparted to the staff of the information centres at the same venue.
ADC Md Nurullah Nuri formally inaugurated the training session and urged the participants to utilise the training properly and to serve the rural people selflessly so that they could be benefited by the digital system.