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Govt officials to visit aboard to learn hotchpotch cooking

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 10:16, 15 September 2020   Update: 10:53, 15 September 2020
Govt officials to visit aboard to learn hotchpotch cooking

Under the Directorate of Primary Education (PDE) School Feeding Project, a team of 8-10 officers will go abroad to learn how to cook hotchpotch (khichuri). The tour will cost Tk 5 crore, sources said.

DPE School Feeding Project Director Md Ruhul Amin confirmed this.

He said a number of officials would visit foreign countries under the project to see the way of cooking hotchpotch in primary schools in different Asian countries. It is yet to be decided when and how many official will visit abroad, he said.

He said the project is renewed every five years. The project is coming to an end in December this year. The new project will start in January. New recruits need experience. So, there is a plan to send officials to the countries that are involved in this activity. They may visit India, Brazil, South Africa and Thailand.

It is learned that the DPE has proposed to send one thousand government officials to see the way of cooking hotchpotch. DPE is trying to get its approval from the Planning Commission.

According to DPE and Planning Commission sources, during the visit, the officials will get an idea about how to buy products from the market for such projects, how to cook khichuri and how to distribute it.



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