Flood warning thru' SMS
The users of Grameenphone (GP) and state-owned Teletalk in Sirajganj will receive early warning on flood through short message services (SMS) free of cost from now onwards, says a press release.
In this regard a drill on early warning message about flood was held at the district commissioner's (DC) office yesterday.
Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme (CDMP) in association with Disaster Management Bureau (DMB) organised the drill where officials of GP and Teletalk presented the technical side of the pilot project.
DC Humayun Kabir chaired the programme that was also addressed by DMB Director Dildar Ahmed and CDMP Adviser Dr SM Morshed.