Rural people get services in online in Paba UZ

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Rural people get services in online in Paba UZ

RAJSHAHI, Sept 20 (BSS)- Rural people particularly the widows and distressed freedom fighters and old women have started getting their public services through online in Paba upazila of the district.

They have also started deriving the benefits of submitting complains relating to getting the services through the newly launched e-service system.

A five-member administrative officers’ team led by Joint Secretary Dilwar Bakth had launched the project titled “Introducing Online System: A Pilot Project at Paba UNO Office, Rajshahi” aimed at addressing the constraints being faced by the distressed people by introducing and piloting online services in last May-June.

Meanwhile, the UNO office has so far received 60 applications coupled with some complains through using the online facilities and, subsequently, the office has taken necessary measures.

Dilwar Bakth, previous Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi, told BSS that the venture will help reducing hassles of the beneficiaries alongside getting the services easily.

“We have introduced online system for quick service delivery by using online system and facilities to facilitate the rural people in getting online service as a part of Digital Bangladesh process,” he added.

Recently, the project has been handed over to the Upazila administration for its full-length operation. Mayor of Rajshahi AHM Khairuzzaman Liton and Joint Secretary of Cabinet Division Dilwar Bakth attended and addressed the handing over ceremony as the chief and special guests respectively with Upazila Chairman Monsur Rahman in the chair.

Highlighting various aspects of the e-service system, Dilwar Bakth revealed that the project is being adjudged as beneficial, sustainable and replicable.

During implementation phase, he mentioned that the beneficiaries got some instant benefits as the project creates opportunity for the poor people to get hassle free service through online system.

Especially, the programme helps poor women including widows, distressed old women and freedom fighters in getting their requisite services.

As a whole, the digitization process is creating opportunity of self- employment among the rural youths side by side with the social contribution.

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