A total of 520 landless families received houses on Saturday morning as a gift from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the occasion of the ‘Mujib Barsho’.
The keys and documents of the houses were handed over to the beneficiaries in the premises of Sadar Upazila Parishad this morning.
After Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the distribution programme virtually from her official residence Ganobhaban, Deputy Commissioner Masud Alam Siddique and Zila Parishad Chairman Abdul Momin Tulu handed over the hosues among the landless people.
The destitute people are happy after getting the gift of Prime Minister.
The destitute, the landless, the destitute, the widows and the beggars are among the beneficiaries.
Out of the total 520 houses in the district, 182 houses have been allotted in Sadar upazila, 42 in Daulatkhan, 28 in Borhanuddin, 18 in Tajumuddin, 20 in Lalmohan, 30 in Charfasson and 200 in Monpura upazilas.
Construction work of all the houses has been completed within the stipulated time at a cost of total Tk 8.69 crore.
Each house has two rooms, a kitchen, a toilet and a veranda, constructed at a cost of Tk 1.71 lakh.