Importance of arsenic test in tube well water stressed in Kishoreganj

Published : 27 Dec 2021 10:09 PM

Awareness meeting on arsenic test in tube well water of 12 upazilas was held in Kishoreganj. The meeting was held on Monday noon (December 27) by the Department of Public Health Engineering Department, NGO Forum for Public Health, Mymensingh Region and the implementation of arsenic risk mitigation project in water supply. The meeting was organised by the district administration. 

The meeting was held at the conference room of Deputy Commissioner. Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Shamim Alam was present as the chief guest at the meeting. Public Health Engineering Department Executive Engineer Mashiur Rahman presided over the meeting.

Local Government Deputy Director Muhammad Habibur Rahman, Tarail Upazila Nirbahi Officer Lubna Sharmin, District Primary Officer Subrata Banik, Public Health Engineering Deparment Assistant Engineer Md. Abu Zakaria, District Social Welfare Assistant Director Md. Shahidullah, Sadar Upazila UHFPO Dr. Md. Nura Alam and others.

During the meeting, guests were briefed on arsenic testing in tube well water through video presentations.