DHAKA, The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources Ministry today asked the Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) to post necessary manpower in erosionprone haor region before the upcoming monsoon.
The directive was given at its meeting held at Sangsad Bhaban here, a PID handout said.
With Committee Chairman Ramesh Chandra Sen in the chair, the meeting was attended by Deputy Minister for Water Resources M Enamul Haque Shamim, Whip Shamsul Haque Chowdhury, Md Nazrul Islam, M Faridul Haque Khan and Rushma Begum.
The committee members expressed satisfactory over the progress of Char Development and Settlement Project4 (CDSP4).
The meeting was informed that about 17,560 acres of land were distributed among 13,508 landless families and rural communication system was improved through constructing infrastructures under the project.
Besides, the meeting had an elaborate discussion on the dredger management of the ministry, the release added.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)