Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (Pvt) Limited (BIFPCL) has been contributing significantly for the social development in Rampal upazila of Bagerhat district.
Under its community development initiatives, the company distributed 76 water filters to 15 schools and four colleges of Rampal upzila and 35 wheel chairs to physically challenged people of nearby villages of the project site, said a press release.
A free medical camp for the villagers was also organized by the company. Both the distribution program and medical camp was organized at Rajnagar union parishad premises on 14 January, 2019.
Talukder Abdul Khaleque, Mayor of Khulna City Corporation (KCC) attended the distribution program as chief guest while SC Pandey, Project Director of Maitree Super Thermal Power Project (MSTPP), Rampal presided over the function.
Tapan Kumar Biswas, Deputy Commissioner, Bagerhat, Pankaj Chandra Roy, Police Super, Bagerhat, and Md. Rezaul Karim, Deputy Project Director, MSTPP, Rampal attended the program as guests of honor.
The free medical camp was inaugurated by the KCC Mayor along with other guests. More than 300 local people got free medical advice and medicines of various diseases from the company during this day long camp.
Gradually, similar type of medical camps will be organized in other unions of Rampal. These medical camps are being organized in addition to company’s regular weekly health camps which take place on every Saturday and Tuesday at project site.
It may be mentioned that BIFPCL is implementing various community development activities in the vicinity of project site in Rampal.
Free health services, skill development and support to local educational institutions and students and traditional cultural programs for the local community are such initiatives of the company.