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Modern food storage in Khulna: food will remain for several years without chemicals.

  • Update Time : Wednesday, March 1, 2023
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Modern food storage in Khulna: food will remain for several years without chemicals.

Md. Shamim Hossain –

Khulna A modern food storage or steel silo is being built in Khulna to store food for up to three years without the use of chemicals. It is under construction on 7.44 acres of land at a cost of Tk 355 crore 91 lakh inside Maheswarpasha CSD of Daulatpur Thana of the city with the financing of Bangladesh Government and World Bank. If the construction work is completed, the natural park will make an important contribution to the food crisis of the entire country and the people of the region in the future. It is known that the infrastructure construction work started in the project area in 2016, but due to various reasons including drawings, design, World Bank financing, appointment of consultants, the construction of the main silo in the second phase was delayed. On March 28, 2021, open tenders were invited for the construction of silos for wheat storage. After all the processes, the project which started in January 2022 will be completed on December 11, 2024. The contractor said that 42 percent of the project has been completed so far. A French private company called ‘Jericho France’ is the designer of the state-of-the-art steel silo and they are mainly supervising the work as a consultant. Engineer in charge of supervising the project. Majedur Rahman said that 42 percent of the work has already been completed. Inshallah the work will be completed within the specified time. Construction is being done to store wheat. The silo will have six cylindrical bins with a capacity of 12,700 metric tons. Accordingly, 76 thousand 200 metric tons of loose wheat can be stored. Wheat can be stored here for up to three years without chemicals. He also said that eight such modern food storage or steel silos are being constructed in eight regions of the country. Six of these are steel silos for rice, and the remaining two are steel silos for wheat. Khulna District Food Controller. Tajul Islam said, the modern method of food preservation is silo. Modern food storage is being constructed so that there is no food shortage in the country after natural disasters. A silo was very important in Khulna. If its work is completed, it will make a significant contribution to the welfare of the people of the region as well as the entire country. He also said that the wheat will be stored in the warehouse automatically through the conveyor belt by river, road or railway. Then the loose wheat can be distributed to different districts from storage through auto packaging system.

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