Dhaka, Bangladesh
Agri Census-2019 begins in Gaibandha

Agri Census-2019 begins in Gaibandha

Our Correspondent GAIBANDHA, June 12: The Agriculture Census-2019 has started in all the seven upazilas of the district with the theme "KrishiShumariShafal Kori, Sammriddha Bangladesh Gori". Office sources said all the 1,489 enumerators assigned by the district statistics office (DSO) of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) are going to the houses of the peoples and collecting information in prescribed form about food grains, fisheries and livestock. The enumerators are also collecting data on size of the agriculture households, land use, size of the cultivated land, number of cattle and poultry, agricultural machineries, food security, fisheries and forests from the district, they said. "The enumerators are performing their duties in the district under 40 zonal officers assigned by the BBS," BBS sources said, adding that their overall activities are being supervised by upazila statistics officer. Deputy Director of District Statistics Office Rezwana Kabir said all the enumerators were imparted need-based trainings for doing the work of the census that would continue here like other parts of the country till June 20, 2019. Earlier, Deputy Commissioner Abdul Matin inaugurated the Agriculture Census-2019 in the district on June 9.

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