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India provides Development Assistance in Naogaon

Sandeep Chakravorty, Deputy High Commissioner of India and Mr. Sadhan Chandra Majumdar, Member of Parliament, Naogaon District  jointly inaugurated 400 Deep Tube wells in Porsha, Sapahar & Niamatpur Upazilas of Naogaon district on May 5, 2014. Mr. Sujit Ghosh, Counsellor (Political and Information), Mr. R. Masakui, Counsellor (Economic and Projects) and Mr. Sandip Mitra (Assistant High Commissioner, Rajshahi) were also present during this occasion.


The project is supported by Government of India as part of an initiative to implement Small Development Projects to benefit the people of Bangladesh. These deep tube wells will help in reducing the difficulties faced by the people in accessing safe drinking water in the three upazilas of Naogaon.


Fact Sheet


  •  400 deep tube wells in Porsha, Sapahar and Niamatpur Upazlias, Naogaon District.
  •  Contract was signed on October 9, 2013 with an implementation period of four months. The project was completed on 5th February 2014.
  •  Cost of the project – Tk.2,69,26,800/- (Taka two crore sixty nine lakh twenty six thousand and eight hundred only).

Access to safe drinking water is one of the biggest problems in this area. Water here has high arsenic content. This Project will provide the local population access to safe drinking water.

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