Satani Sadekpur in Gaibandha declared as ICS model village
GAIBANDHA, Dec 10: Satani Sadekpur Village under Sahapara Union in Sadar Upazila of the district was declared as improved cook stove (ICS) model village on Monday amid much enthusiasm.
In this connection, a function was also held at the village with Executive Director of Sinnomul Mohila Samity (SMS) Murshedur Rahman Khan in the chair while Project Coordinator of SMS Mahmudunnabi Lipon was present as moderator.
Deputy Director (DD) of local government section under District Collectorate Rokhsana Begum addressed the function as chief guest and Executive Engineer of Department of Public Health Engineering (DPHE) Aminul Islam Chowdhury spoke at special guest.
The function was also addressed, among others, by Value Chain Specialist of Practical Action Bangladesh (PAB) Shaibal Barua, female councillor of local union parishad Rahima Khatun, ICS user Selina Khatun, change agent Johney Sheikh, and journalists Abu Jafar Sabu and Sarker M Shahiduzzaman.
In technical support of PAB, SMS implemented the programme at the village under a project titled "Promotion of ICS and Creating Economic Opportunity for Adolescent Girls and Boys", while UNICEF and DPHE provided the fund, he also said.
The project is being implemented at 12 villages under Sahapara, Ballamjhar and Ramchandrapur unions in the upazila.