‘Speeding up rural socioeconomic uplift underscored’

Speakers at the inaugural ceremony have stressed for speeding up of the socioeconomic uplift in rural areas through strengthening unity and organisational activities of the local communities.They were addressing the inaugural ceremony organised by SKS Foundation for handing over of land registration documents of newly built Sadulla Community Resource Centre (CRC) under Tabakpur union of Ulipur upazila in Kurigram on Sunday afternoon.Chairman of Tabakpur union Mahmudar Rahman Bakul attended the function
as the chief guest with President of Sadulla Village Development Committee Rumi Begum in the chair.Filed Manager of SKS Foundation Rabiul Gani, its Field Facilitator Sabina Yasmin and Shafiq Rezwan were present as the special guests.The SKS Foundation completed construction of Sadulla CRC at Taka seven lakh under technical assistance of the Strengthening Household Ability to Respond to Development Opportunities (Souhardo)-II Programme of
CARE Bangladesh.The United States Agency for International Development and Government of Bangladesh funded in building the CRC to facilitate local people in arranging meetings and social programmes for local socioeconomic
uplift, education and entertainment.The speakers said the resource centre would play vital role in strengthening unity among the community people, creating social awareness, flourishing creativity and organising them better in
speeding up development activities to improve fortune.They said the digitised resource centre would play vital role in creating awareness among rural people to develop their skill and flourish creativity through providing information using digitised information and communication technologies.They said the resource centre would ensure reaching of services being provided by the government to rural people for establishing a knowledge-based and information-enriched developed society to build a middle income digital Bangladesh by 2021.The chief guest called upon the local community people for smooth running of the CRC to bring about a change in their socioeconomic condition, improve education, healthcare and other social sectors for building a middle income nation.Later, the chief guest handed over land registration documents of the CRC building to President of Sadulla Village Development Committee
Rumi Begum. -BSS, Rangpur