Dhaka, Dec 06 (BAN/ AD): In an attempt to improve quality of education at the primary level President Abdul Hamid has requested the affluent section of society and also private organisations to support the ongoing midday meal programme for school children. President said this while distributing Tiffin boxes for 182 primary schools in Chattogram's Raozan Upazila on Thursday.
President said “Apart from the government's initiative, I firmly believe that if private organisations and affluent people come forward and join the midday meal programme, it will help enhance the quality of primary education.”
Under the scheme total of 22,260 meal boxes have so far been distributed among primary students in the Upazila. Since 3 years well known personalities led by local lawmaker ABM Fazle Karim Chowdhury have been serving daily midday meals to over 20 thousand students.
President also said "It's crucial that we look after them especially their health, nutrition and recreation."