PM honours 30 institutions with ‘Green Factory Award’

Business Desk :
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina distributed on Wednesday (8 December) the “Green Factory Award” to 30 institutions from six sectors marking the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The Prime Minister joined the event held at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium virtually from her official residence Ganabhaban, reads a press release.
On behalf of the premier, the State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian presented the “Green Factory Award” to the representatives of 30 factories.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has introduced the “Green Factory Award, 2020” aimed at building Bangabandhu’s “Sonar Bangla” and encouraging the local industrial institutions for competitive participation in the global arena.
In her speech, the minister said, “In alignment with the ‘Vision 2041’ announced by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the SDGs announced by the United Nations, 30 institutions from 6 sectors have been selected considering their institutional compliance and innovative activities through the use of environment-friendly technology and skilled manpower to ensure a safe and decent work place.
She further added, “The initiative of awarding the Green Factory Award would serve as an incentive to make the industries environmentally friendly and ensure a conducive working environment in order to increase productivity.
Each organization or factory received a crest, medal, certificate and a cheque of Tk 1lakh.
Fifteen factories have been selected from the apparel sector, four from the tea sector, two from the tannery sector, and three each from the plastic and pharmaceuticals sectors.
Firstly, the fifteen garment factories are – Remi Holdings Limited, Tarasima Apparels Limited, PlummyFashions Limited, Mithela Textile Industries Limited, Vintage Denim StudioLimited, AR Jeans Producer Limited, Karooni Knit Composite Limited, DesignerFashion Limited, Kenpark Bangladesh Apparel Limited, Green Textiles Limited, Four H Dyeing and Printing Limited, Wisdom Attires Limited, MahmudaAttires Limited, Snowtex Group, and Auko-Tex limited.