Agriculture Census2019 begins in Gaibandha

GAIBANDHA, The Agriculture Census2019 has started in all the seven upazilas of the district with the theme KrishiShumariShafal Kori, Sammriddha Bangladesh Gori.

Office sources said all the 1,489 enumerators assigned by the district

statistics office (DSO) of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) are going to

the houses of the peoples and collecting information in prescribed form about

food grains, fisheries and livestock.

The enumerators are also collecting data on size of the agriculture

households, land use, size of the cultivated land, number of cattle and

poultry, agricultural machineries, food security, fisheries and forests from

the district, they said.

The enumerators are performing their duties in the district under 40 zonal

officers assigned by the BBS, BBS sources said, adding that their overall

activities are being supervised by upazila statistics officer.

Deputy Director of District Statistics Office Rezwana Kabir said all the

enumerators were imparted needbased trainings for doing the work of the

census that would continue here like other parts of the country till June 20,

2019.

Earlier, Deputy Commissioner Abdul Matin inaugurated the Agriculture

Census2019 in the district on June 9.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)