Community Development Program (CDP)
Objective of the program:
Social & Economic Development of Project (Lafarge Surma Cement) affected People (PAP).
Duration: April 2012 to ongoing
Peoples who are affected for LSC Chaatak Plant. People of 36 villages are being benefitted under this program.
Source of Fund:
Lafarge Surma Cement Limited (LSC)
The CDP has aims to rehabilitate the Project Affected People (PAP) of Lafarge Surma Cement Ltd. This project is running of four dynamic activities. These activities are as follows:
Education is one of the important component of the program. As education has a long term impact on the people, TMSS are emphasizing on it from the very beginning of the program. This activity is segregated into two particular sections. One is “Education for Children and Adolescent”. Students are continuing their study according to national curriculum of primary level (from class 1 to 5) in this center. Another is “Education Support Center (Sikkha Sahayak Kendra) for Out-reach Children”. Students who are deprived from education for long distance of school, getting education from these education centers. There have 5 Education Support Centers in various places of the project area.
Health Care Service:
Under CDP, two types of health care services have been providing. One is primary health care service in primary health center. It is situated in Community Development Center of LSC. 1 MBBS doctor and a health assistant is providing primary medical facility for the people. Another is satellite clinic. Those people who are being deprived from health care in long distance area, are getting health support from 5 particular satellite clinics. In each and every clinic there have 1 health assistant who can prescribe particular medicines and in case can sent patients to primary health center. From both sides of health care center, people are getting certain medicines free of cost.
SED Training Program:
For being more potential to PAPs there are running another component named SED under this program. 3 types of activities like women group meeting, Carchupi training and Tailoring Training. In women group meeting participants discussed about their problems like family planning, health issue etc. Carchupi Training is another action under SED training program. By this, women have developed their skill and earning significantly. This training program helps also to empower women through economic development. Tailoring Training is another training program and TMSS has been operating it continuously.
Skill Development Training Program:
Skill development training is another program for the locals also. There are two components of Skill development training; these are Training on Solar Home System Installation and Training on Mobile Phone Servicing.
3 Unions and 36 villages of Chhatak and Dowarabazar upazila of Sunamganj district.
Number of Service Point/ Outlet: Main center 01, sub-center: Education-8, Health-8