Tk 1.82cr physical assistance for dead garments workers
Published: 08:46 PM, 25 October 2020 Updated: 08:48 PM, 25 October 2020
A central fund under the Ministry of Labor and Employment has provided Tk 1.82 crore as death assistance to 91 workers of various garment factories under BGMEA.
The check was handed over to the BGMEA representative at the 13th board meeting of the central fund set up under the chairmanship of state minister Begum Mannujan Sufian at the conference room of the labor and employment ministry on Sunday.
Ministry Secretary KM Abdus Salam, Director General of the Central Fund Md. Amir Hossain, BGMEA Secretary Commodore Mohammad Abdur Razzak (Retd.), Bangladesh Garment Workers-Employees League President and Board Member Sirajul Islam Rony, Mahila Sramik League Central Committee Joint-General Secretary Syeda Khairun Nahar Tamrin attended the meeting.
The board meeting also approved financial assistance of Tk 25.89 lakh to pay the arrears of wages and allowances of the workers of a garment factory which was declared closed by the BGMEA from the emergency account of the central fund.