Four unions of two upazilas of the district have been declared as beggar free areas.
The concerned upazila administratons declared Banka, Hashadah and Monohorpur unions of Jibannagar upazila and Parkrishnapur-Madna union of Damurhuda upazila as beggar free area. Khulna divisional administration has taken up a program to make all the 10 districts beggars free.
Under the beggars rehabilitation program a total of 140 beggars have been rehabiliated in the four unions.
The rest of the beggars of the two upazila would be rehabilitated by the next month, official sources said. The beggars were rehabilitated by involving them with income-generating tasks, providing houses in the Abashan projects, VGF cards, cash taka, household utensils, goats and rickshaw van’s etc, reports Chuadanga, BSS.