Rajshahi city to get modern slaughterhouse
RAJSHAHI, Sept 21: A modern slaughterhouse is going to be set up in Rajshahi City aims at ensuring to supply safe meat side by side with hygienic management of slaughterhouse wastages.
Department of Livestock Services (DLS) under its 'Livestock and Dairy Development Project (LDDP)' will establish the house with an estimated cost of around Taka 83 crore within a shortest possible time.
LDDP officials revealed this while sharing views on the issue with Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) AHM Khairuzzaman Liton at latter's city bhaban office here yesterday evening, the RCC sources said on Saturday.
LDDP Director Kazi Washi Uddin apprised the mayor that the modern slaughterhouse will be installed in Chattogram, Rajshahi and Khulna city areas of the country with financial support of World Bank in the preliminary stage.
"We already selected a site of one acre of land in Talaimary area for the house in Rajshahi," he said, adding that the implementation works will start after signing memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the issue by end of this current fiscal.
During his PowerPoint presentation, Dr Golam Rabbani, chief technical coordinator of the project, illustrated the salient feature of the house along with its implementation and operational process.
Upon successful implementation of the project, in one hand the environment can be protected from the pollution and on the other the citizens will get safe meat according to their requirement, he added. -BSS