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BDRCS organises training on water supply system in Rangpur


The two-day training course on ‘Water Supply system, Assessment, Planning and Designing’ organised by Rangpur Unit of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) ended here on Monday afternoon.The training was arranged at NIDS Training Centre in the city for the representatives, officials and volunteers of four communities in the working area of the Community-based Development Initiative (CDI) to WASH Programme in Rangpur and Gopalganj districts.The BDRCS has been implementing the CDI to WASH Programme for ensuring hygienic sanitation, pure drinking water and improved sewerage systems for the rural people living in there four backward communities of these two districts.The programme is being implemented with financial assistance of the Australian Red Cross and technical cooperation of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).Rangpur unit Secretary of BDRCS Shah Mohammad Nabiullah Panna presided over the concluding ceremony.Executive Engineer of the Department of Public Health and Engineering Badsha Mian, Executive Committee Members of Rangpur unit of BDRCS Dr Yusuf Ahmed and Ariful Kabir Batul and Female Councilor of
Rangpur City Corporation Nazma Begum addressed, among others.Director of the Community Development Division of the BDRCS from its Dhaka headquarters Nazmul Azam Khan, its Programme Coordinator Keramat Ali and Programme Monitoring Officer of IFRC Shakhawat Hossain were present.Rangpur Unit Level Officer of BDRCS Mostafa Kamal moderated the ceremony also tended by Rangpur Unit Level Organiser Rezwanul Karim.
The speakers said the CDI to Wash Programme is being implemented for ensuring hygienic sanitation, pure drinking water and better health practice and sewerage systems through providing necessary assistance to the communities and neighbouring people.Under the programme, training courses are being arranged every month for the students, teachers, school managing committee members and common people living within 5-kilometre peripheries from all of these four backward communities in Rangpur and Gopalganj districts to achieve the goals.
They called upon the participants for properly disseminating necessary knowledge and expertise among the people in their respective areas to ensure hygienic sanitation, pure drinking water, better health practices and sewerage systems for leading healthier life. -BSS, Rangpur


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