India is set to provide an amount of taka 2.30 crore for the development of several schools and temples in Madaripur, an Indian High Commission statement said here today.
It said the Indian government would provide the amount under two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) signed by officials of the two countries in the southwestern district at a function witnessed by Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan and Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla.
Under the agreements, it said developments of Charmuguria Merchant High School, Bir Muktijodha Shajahan Khan College and Charmuguria Kalibari Mondir will be undertaken in Madaripur Sadar Upzila at a cost of Taka 1.35 crore.
Another Taka 95 crore would be provided for developments of Kapali Jubo Shango Radha Krishno Durga and Gonesnh Pagol Mandir, Kadambari Union College and auditorium in Gonesh Pagol Ashrom and construction of Amgram Radha Krishno Mondir in Rajoir of the district.
After signing of the MoUs, the minister along with the envoy visited the sites where the development works will be undertaken.
"The entire proposed development or construction works is scheduled to be completed in eight months and will help the rural populace of the district," the statement said.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)