A stall opening ceremony of milk, egg and poultry meat with reasonable price was held at Upozila Livestock Office and Veterinary Hospital, Tangail Sadar, Tangail on 22nd April, 2021.
In the presence of Chief guest Dr. Md. Rana Mia , District Livestock Officer,Tangail and Dr. Abu Sayem Al Salauddin, Veterinary Surgeon, Tangail Sadar, Beez Bistar Foundation, (FC) Tangail, UCC members, Poultry Farmers and general consumers were present in this event. At the beginning Rabiual Islam Chunnu, Coordinator, BBF, offered the inauguration speech and opened the selling stall jointly with DLS delegates.
The selling Stall was jointly implemented by District Livestock Department, Beez Bistar Foundation (BBF) and Upazilla Consumer Committee (UCC) Tangail Sadar, Tangail. Over all, the selling stall was cooperated by Livestock and Dairy Development project (LDDP), Department of Livestock, Dhaka Bangladesh. In this Stall various goods of poultry farmers were sold. During this pandemic situation the purchasing ability of villagers is decreasing day by day and this factor is directly affecting people of taking poultry protein. This activity was accepted greatly by villagers. Awareness was raised among people for taking poultry product. People were benefited by purchasing poultry and dairy product cheaply. Awareness raising leaflets were also disseminated among people while selling meat and egg.
On this selling stall consumers bought near about 10,000 pieces eggs at 6.50 BDT per unit, BDT 125tk/kg broiler Chicken and Milk BDT 60tk/kg.
People can easily buy different goods in this COVID-19 pandemic situation and serve protein needs.
The initiative has already started to have a major impact on the retail market and is increasing day-by-day. Consumers now rely heavily on the mobile selling point.