Sabah Mannan of DOT
 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined the cash disbursement inauguration ceremony virtually from her official residence Ganabhaban yesterday, reports BSS.
 In this pandemic, each beneficiary family is receiving Taka 2,500 as Eid gift from the Prime Minister and a total amount of Taka 912.50 crore has been allocated for it, reports The Daily Star.  In the first day, a total of 22,895 families got Taka 2,500 each through mobile financial services (MFSs) operators- Nagad, bKash, Rocket and SureCash. The remaining families would receive it by May 5, reports Daily Sun.  Regarding the Covid-19 vaccine, the Prime Minister stated that the government is putting in all efforts to bring more vaccines regardless of the high cost.  Amidst the second wave of Covid-19, the Prime Minister instructed the officials to undertake various humanitarian assistance measures. To this connection, over Take 1,500 crore has already been allocated to help the destitute people in this difficult time.