54.88-lakh students to get books in Rangpur division

RANGPUR Over 54.88-lakh primary and secondary level students will get 3.95-crore pieces of new textbooks while celebrating the National Textbook Distribution Festival-2020 on New Year's Day in Rangpur division tomorrow.

Officials said preparations have been completed to distribute the books

among students at primary and secondary level educational institutions in all

the eight districts of the division amid festivity.

The Divisional Office of the Secondary and Higher Secondary Education

will organise the main book distribution function on Zila School premises in

the city with its Divisional Director Professor Dr. AKM Sirajul Islam in the

chair.

Divisional Commissioner KM Tariqul Islam will distribute new textbooks

among students in the function as the chief guest.

The Divisional Office of the Directorate of Primary Education will

arranged book distribution functions at Radhaballav Government Primary School

(GPS) and Dhap Chikleybhita GPS in the city with is Acting Divisional Deputy

Director Khondker Md. Iqbal Hossain in the chair.

Deputy Commissioner Md. Asib Ahsan will distribute new textbooks among

students in the function as the chief guest.

District Education Officer Roksana Begum, District Primary Education

Officer Shahjahan Siddique, Headmaster of Rangpur Zila School ARM Mizanur

Rahman and Headmistress of Rangpur Government Girls' High School Farida

Yasmin will attend these functions.

Similarly, the Deputy Commissioners, District and Upazila Secondary

Education and Primary Education Officers and Upazila Nirbahi Officers will

inaugurate the festival in other seven district and 58 upazila headquarters

of the division.

Talking to BSS, officials concerned said three crore 95 lakh 13 thousand

and 575 pieces of new text books will be distributed among 54 lakh 88

thousand and 811 students of primary and secondary level educational

institutions in Rangpur division.

Professor Dr. AKM Sirajul Islam said two crore four lakh 81 thousand and

434 books will be distributed among 14 lakh 18 thousand and 844 secondary

level students in the division.

Some three lakh 35 thousand and 687 Dakhil level students will get 51

lakh nine thousand and 465 books and four lakh 10 thousand and 14 Ebtedayee

level students will get 29 lakh 14 thousand and 438 books.

Six lakh 19 thousand and 414 new textbooks will be distributed among 46

thousand and 881 SSC Vocational level students and 56 thousand and 250 books

will be distributed among three thousand and 785 Dakhil Vocational level

students.

Besides, two lakh 57 thousand and 712 books will be distributed among 48

thousand and 986 SSC Technical and SSC Dakhil level students.

Khondker Md. Iqbal Hossain said one crore 74 thousand and 862 new

textbook will be distributed among 32 lakh 24 thousand and 614 primary level

students of Rangpur division.

District Education Officer of Rangpur Roksana Begum today told BSS that

new textbooks have already been sent to all secondary level educational

institutions in the district like all other seven districts of Rangpur

division.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)