Gaibandha Palli Bidyut Samity (GPBS) under Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) has taken up programmes to celebrate Mujib Year, officially termed Mujib Barsho, birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman successfully, reports BSS.
According to sources, the government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced the commemoration of 2020-2021 as the Mujib Year on the occasion of birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The Mujib Year would be celebrated at home and abroad from March 17, 2020 to March 26, 2021 in a befitting manner through holding various programmes.
To mark the Mujib Year, government and non-government organizations including autonomous bodies of the government would arrange different programmes aimed at helping the young generation of the country know the life and works of Bangabandhu.
The other purpose of the programmes are to inspire the young generation so that they could be able to contribute to build Golden Bangla as dreamt by the greatest Bangali of all times Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Like other autonomous bodies GPBS under BREB here has also chalked out the elaborate programmes on the occasion of Mujib Barsho in the district.
The programmes include bringing all the seven upazilas of the district under 100 percent electricity coverage, continuation of Alor Feriwala, ensuring uninterrupted power supply, and implementing Amar Gram, Amar Shahor, sources said.
The programmes also include taking zero tolerance policy against corruption, introducing paperless office to build digital Bangladesh, establishing eco-friendly solar irrigation pumps and creating skilled technicians through providing them with need base trainings, sources added.
Talking to the BSS, general manager of GPBS Pana Ullah said necessary measures have been taken to implement the programmes successfully at the command areas of the Samity marking the Mujib Year.