Burdwan East

More than 1.53 lakh skip 2nd dose in Burdwan (E)

Although vaccines are given free at government health units, beneficiaries are still hesitant. The Covid-19 Task Force for the district has expressed concern over the phenomenon. On last Tuesday, the Task Force stressed the need for extensive drive.

Insurance survey for crop damage begins in Burdwan (East)

A portion of the farmers, Jagannath Chatterjee, deputy director of agriculture in Burdwan East, said: “Some couldn’t avail crop insurance for not having proper documents of their farmlands and some faced problems with the dearth of validation of their share croplands here. Still, with the present consequences, we insist absolute crop insurance for the entire cultivators.”

Kids scrape bitumen off after road-laying work

A visibly embarrassed Sabhadhipati, Shampa Dhara today said: “Our engineers inspected the road today and tomorrow we have convened a meeting at Zilla Parishad to review the status and quality of work of the roads under construction across the district.”