Tajul for involving rural people in development activities

DHAKA LGRD and cooperatives minister Md Tajul Islam today asked the Union Parishad (UP) chairmen to implement development activities through involving people of their respective localities.

Local people should be involved in implementation of your development

activities. You (UP chairmen) are very close to the people of your localities and these people abide by you, follow your instruction . . . utilize this opportunity for the welfare of the country said the minister while speaking at the Central Conference-2019 of UP chairmen here today.

UP chairmen have enormous scope to work not only for the welfare of the rural people but also for the development of other areas, he said, adding that you (UP chairmen) have to play role in increasing revenue mobilization of the government through applying innovative ideas.

Tajul said the village court will have to be activated through UPs to

settle different rural disputes.

Bangladesh Union Parishad Chairmen Association (BUPCA) organised the

conference with its convener Md Belayet Hossain Gazi in the chair. VC of

Begum Rokeya University Prof Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah and LGRD division

additional secretary Roksana Quader were present as special guest.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)