Khulna City Corporation Mayor Talukdar Abdul Khaleque in his speech as Chief Guest said that Rampal Power Plant has been working to ensure pure and safe drinking water for the common people of Rampal and Mongla Upazila. The power plant has established 5 drinking water installations in last one year in these two upazilas of Bagerhat district from where about 1500 villagers are getting safe drinking water. This has resolved their drinking water problem caused due to salinity of water of this region.
Moreover, this plant has been conducting medical camps, distributing educational kits, and skill development training in regular basis. Once, the plant comes into electricity generation, it would be able to do more development activities for the welfare of the commoners in the region as mentioned by the KCC Mayor and Chief Guest of the inaugural programs of the 4 water treatment plants on Saturday in Gourambha union parishad premises here in Rampal. He lauded the CSR activities of BIFPCL and hoped that same would continue in the future as well.
Presided over by PD of the power project, SC Pandey, among others, DPD, Md. rezaul Karim, Upazila Chairman Moazzem Hossain, UNO Shadhan Kumar Biswas, Chairman of Gourambha Union parishad Gias Uddin Gazi, Chairman of Rajnagar Union parishad Abdul Hannan Dablu and AGM (HR) Shidharth Mondal were present on the occasion.
It may be mentioned that at present, the project works are going on in full swing to ensure the progress and complete the project. Recently, BIFPCL has mobilized about 6 thousand workers from various parts of the country along with skilled manpower from India during post pandemic (covid-19) situation. The company has been putting its all-out efforts to cover up the delay caused by the pandemic. The workers of Bangladesh consist of not only from Rampal or this region but also from different parts of the country. The large number of workers from across the country are getting employment opportunity in the Maitree Project and improving their livelihoods and standard of living as a whole.