To enhance wash services to passengers in railway stations, WaterAid and the Ministry of Railways organised horizontal learning and wash workshop.
The daylong workshop was arranged at the Nankin Darbar Hall in Rajshahi city to demonstrate Horizontal Learning (HLP) approaches in railway stations, reads a press release.
Under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between WaterAid Bangladesh and the Ministry of Railways, Wateraid Bangladesh will provide technical support to Bangladesh Railway to demonstrate Horizontal Leaning approcahs across the railway stations and environmental friendly, green wash facilities through installation or renovation of inclusive public toilets, initially at 03 railway stations in Dhaka.
The workshop was inaugurated by Nurul Islam Sujan, MP, and minister, Ministry of Railways.The workshop has chaired by Mr. Dhirendra Nath Mazumder, director general, Bangladesh Railway. Among others Md. Selim Reza, secretary, Ministry of Railways; Hasin Jahan, country director, WaterAid Bangladesh; Partha Hefaz Shaikh director of Policy Advocacy. Policy advisor Md Shafiqul Islam and Santanu Lahiri, senior decentralization wash specialist, of WaterAid Bangladesh; were present as resource persons.
Around 100 Representatives from 25 selected railway stations under Bangladesh Railway- West zone and other officials of the Ministry of Railways were present at the workshop.