Home Today's Paper Most Popular Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Subscription Blog Signin Register
Friday, October 19, 2018 03:20:22 AM
Follow Us On: Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter

Seminar on migration, food security and rural dev at DIU

photo by

Food Minister Advocate Md. Qamrul Islam, MP, visiting stalls set up by the students of Nutrition and Food Engineering Department of Daffodil International University after a seminar on \'Change the future of migration: invest in food security and rural de

Share your thought
Post a comment »
Read all () »

Campus Report :
To mark the 'World Food Day-2017', Department of Nutrition and Food Engineering of Daffodil International University (DIU) organized a seminar on 'Change the future of migration: invest in food security and rural development' on Saturday at 71 Milonayoton of the University.
Food Minister Advocate Md. Qamrul Islam, MP, was present in the seminar as the chief guest, while Dipayan Bhattchariayya, Deputy Country Director-Strategy and Program of World Food Program, Dhaka, Bangladesh was present in the seminar as the guest of Honor. Prof Dr SM Mahabub Ul Haque Majumder, Pro-Vice Chancellor of DIU was present as special guest. Presided over by Prof Dr Yousuf M Islam, Vice Chancellor; DIU, the seminar was also addressed by Prof Dr Md. Bellal Hossain.
Advocate Md. Qamrul Islam, MP said that present government has completely enabled to ensure the food security of country's 16 crore people. We are now self-sufficient in Food and we are in number four in producing rice.  The word 'monga' or famine has disappeared from Bangladesh, Beside these, present government has been working relentlessly to ensure the basic right of having nutritious and safety food for the people.
The minister said, Employment in the rural area has increased more than earlier. To decrease the migration of people from rural to urban, sufficient employment initiatives have been taken by the government including developing infrastructural facilities like electricity, gas and others. He also said, to ensure social security of the rural people, present government has introduced many fold programs including Ashrayan Prokolpo, One House One Farm Project, Old Age Allowance, Widow Allowance, Maternal Nutrition Allowance and Rice distribution program at Tk. 10/ Kg Activities going on rampant in district level to ensure having safe food. He stressed on that country is advancing ahead to the high way of development and within 2041 Bangladesh will take place as the developed country.
Minister said, we want to ensure the safe food for all and in this regard, we are working in every step in the process of food production from controlling and maintain the quality of gradients, preparation, processing, packaging and marketing to ensure the safety. Students of Nutrition and Food Engineering are playing an important role to implement it, he added. He urged the students to ensure safe food through their innovative invention, research and using the latest technological development.
Dipayan Bhattchariayya said still now 80 crore people of the world is striving for sufficient food and as a result they suffer from malnutrition. Bangladesh has come back to win that situation as its poverty level decreased from 49 to 24 for the last 16 years, he added. 

Add Rate

News Archive

Inside The New Nation

Football »

Chairperson of the Women's Football Committee of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Mahfuza Akter Kiron speaking at a press conference at the conference room in BFF House on Thursday.

Editorial »

Finally a big loan defaulter held: Others must be nabbed soon

AFTER letting many businessmen get away with loan defaults, the government has finally become stern towards loan default and loan scammers by arresting Chattogram-based SA Group's managing director. Also a director of Mercantile Bank, Sahabuddin Alam was arrested on Wednesday on at least five counts of loan irregularities. The irregularities ...

International »

US first lady`s plane lands safely after smoke filled cabin

Reuters, Philadelphia :U.S. President Donald Trump said his wife, first lady Melania Trump, was safe on Wednesday after a mechanical problem forced her airplane, which was headed for Philadelphia, to return to the Joint Base Andrews military facility in Maryland."They had a problem, but she's fine," Trump said in an ...

Entertainment »

Tale of a rock legend

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Ayub Bachchu, mostly known as AB, is the legendary name in the history of Bangladeshi band music. He was born in Chattogram on August 16, 1962. With tremendous fan acceptance Ayub Bachchu is famous for his fabulous guitar playing. He has started his music career from his ...

City »

A view of the protest meeting organized by United Students Forum held at the Jatiya Press Club demanding release of BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and stoppage of giving farcical judgement in fake cases against Tarek Rahman on Thursday. Among others, Senior leader Nazrul Islam Khan was present on the occasion.

Football »

Groeneveld scores as Netherlands draw 1-1 with Belgium

AP, Brussels :Arnaut Groeneveld celebrated his first start for the Netherlands by scoring a first-half equalizer Tuesday as the Dutch drew 1-1 with neighbor Belgium.The 21-year-old midfielder who plays for Belgium's Club Brugge rounded off a flowing Dutch move in the 27th minute, controlling the ball with his left foot ...

Football »

Brazil's Miranda silences Argentina with last-gasp winner

AFP, Jeddah :Brazil snatched a dramatic 1-0 win over Argentina with an injury-time header from Miranda in their friendly match in front of a sell-out crowd in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.The Inter Milan centre-back was left all alone to thump in a 93rd-minute effort from Neymar's corner when the ...

Editorial »

EC failed to prove its neutrality

WHEN the country is facing a political uncertainty over the polls-time government coupled with the dissatisfactory role of the Election Commission, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda on Tuesday said the Election Commission will do everything necessary to hold free and fair elections. Its sound good but the hollowness ...

International »

Irish author Anna Burns wins 2018 Man Booker Prize

Reuters, London :"Milkman" by writer Anna Burns scooped the 2018 Man Booker Prize on Tuesday, with the Northern Irish writer winning the literary award for her third full-length novel.Set in an unnamed city during the bloody "Troubles" of Northern Ireland, the "Milkman" tells the coming-of-age story of a young girl's ...

City »

Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) leaders covering their months with blackclothes, demanding amendment of 9 Sections of the Digital Security Act as black law in front of Jatiya Press Club on Wednesday.

Entertainment »

Affri Selina in three films

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Affri Selina is establishing her position in media slowly day by day. Earlier, she had interest to perform as a model in showbiz but later she became interested to acting. So, now she has full concentration to acting. Yesterday she took part in shooting of a music ...

Cricket »

ICC WC Trophy to arrive in Bangladesh today

ICC World Cup (WC) Trophy will arrive in Bangladesh today as part of its worldwide 'Trophy Tour' ahead of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 scheduled to be held in England.The trophy will be visiting Bangladesh's three cities - Dhaka, Sylhet and Chattogram over five days period. It will be displayed ...

Sports »

In this photo provided by the OIS/IOC, Russia's Mariya Kochanova competes in the Women's High Jump at the Athletics Field during the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Monday.

International »

Maldives court rejects Yameen's secret witnesses

AFP, Colombo :The Maldives' top court rejected on Tuesday three "secret" witnesses offered by President Abdulla Yameen in his petition to have his September election defeat annulled, in what is likely a major blow to his case.The refusal came as the Supreme Court concluded its hearings, which also saw Yameen ...

Business & Economy »

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies

AFP, San Francisco :Paul Allen, who founded Microsoft with Bill Gates in the 1970s and later went on to become an investor, philanthropist and sports team owner, died Monday after his latest battle with cancer at age 65."My brother was a remarkable individual on every level. While most knew Paul ...

Items that you save may be read at any time on your computer, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.
Are you new to our website? Do you have already an account at our website?
Create An Account Log in here
Email this news to a friend or like someone
Write a comment to this news