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
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
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
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)