Dhaka, Bangladesh
Five to get best joyeeta awards

Five to get best joyeeta awards

RAJSHAHI, Feb 14: Five women will get five best joyeeta awards in Rajshahi divisional level here on Thursday. They will be given the awards formally at a function at Shilpakala Academy auditorium. This was revealed at a press conference held at the conference hall of Divisional Commissioner's office, reports BSS. A total of 40 women, five each from eight districts in the division, were nominated preliminary for the joyeeta reception. Of them, ten were nominated for the divisional level and five best will be nominated finally among them in five different categories like economics, education and employment, successful mother, prevention of repression and social development sectors. The top five will be given certificate, crest, rapper and Taka 10,000 each while 35 others certificates, crest and Taka 2,000 each. The press conference was told that State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Fazilatun Nessa Indira is likely to attend the reception-giving ceremony as the chief guest. Divisional Commissioner Humayun Kabir Khandakar, Additional Commissioner ANM Moyeenul Islam, Deputy Director of Local Government Division Dr Chitralekha Naznin and Deputy Director of Department of Women Affairs Shobnom Shirin addressed the press conference. Humayun Kabir Khandakar said government has taken various initiatives to create women-friendly atmosphere in the country so that they can play an important role for the country's socioeconomic development. Bangladesh has achieved tremendous success in women's development and empowerment to become a model in the world. The womenfolk have proved their abilities, expertise and efficiency in every field of our national life. The Joyeeta award will encourage women to face various challenges more confidently and become role models for society. Joyeeta Onneshone Bangladesh - an initiative introduced in 2009 by the government - has had a tremendous impact on the society.

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