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JS committee for materialize beggar-free projects

DHAKA, Oct 21, 2016 (BSS) - The parliamentary standing committee on the Social Welfare Ministry today emphasized the involvement of lawmakers (MPs) to materialize different pragmatic projects taken to ensure a beggar-free society.

The committee in its 25th meeting also made a recommendation to continue the education stipend, special allowances, training and post-training assistances to the gypsies under the development project for gypsies and marginal community throughout the country.

"The JS committee also recommended for providing government's grants within the shortest possible time after verifying all the necessary documents based on the applications of the patients suffering from cancer, kidney, liver problems and stroke," said a press release of the Parliament Secretariat.

Chairman of the committee Mohammad Mozammel Haque presided the meeting, while State Minister for Social Welfare Nuruzzaman Ahmed, Monoranjan Sheel Ghopal, Ayehsa Ferdous, Mohammad Habib-e-Millat, Mohammad Abdul Matin, Begum Lutfa Taher and Syeda Sayera Mohsin, additional secretary of the concerned ministry and senior officials were present.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) National News Agency of Bangladesh