Five women to receive best Joyeeta awards in Rajshahi Thursday

Published : 31 Jan 2023 08:47 PM

Five women will get five best joyeeta awards in Rajshahi divisional level in Rajshahi city on February 2.

They will be given the awards formally at a function at Shilpakala Academy auditorium.

This was revealed at a press briefing held at the conference hall of the Divisional Commissioner’s office on Tuesday.

A total of 40 women, five each from eight districts in the division, were nominated preliminary for the joyeeta reception. Of them, ten were nominated for the divisional level and five best will be nominated finally among them in five different categories like economics, education and employment, successful mother, prevention of repression and social development sectors for the national level selection. 

The top five will be given certificates, crest, rapper and Taka 25,000 each while 35 others certificates, crest and Taka 5,000 each.

The press conference was told that State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Fazilatunnesa Indira is likely to address the reception-giving ceremony virtually as the chief guest.

Divisional Director of Local Government Division Enamul Haque and Deputy Director of Department of Women Affairs Shobnom Shirin addressed the press conference. Enamul Haque said the government has taken various initiatives to create a women-friendly atmosphere in the country so that they can play an important role for the country’s socioeconomic development. Bangladesh has achieved tremendous success in women’s development and empowerment to become a model in the world. The womenfolk have proved their abilities, expertise and efficiency in every field of our national life. The Joyeeta award will encourage women to face various challenges more confidently and become role models for society. 

Joyeeta Onneshone Bangladesh – an initiative introduced in the 2013-14 financial year by the government — has had a tremendous impact on society.