30 factories received ‘Green Factory Award 2020’...

Dhaka, Sunday   23 January 2022

30 factories received ‘Green Factory Award 2020’

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:25 PM, 8 December 2021   Updated: 05:45 PM, 8 December 2021

State Minister for Labor and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian handed over the awards to the representatives of 30 organizations on behalf of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina; Photo: PID

State Minister for Labor and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian handed over the awards to the representatives of 30 organizations on behalf of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina; Photo: PID

The Green Factory Award 2020 has been given to 30 factories in six sectors in recognition of their contribution to environmental protection and Employment creation. This award has been given on the occasion of the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined the main event virtually held at Osmani Memorial Auditorium in the capital on Wednesday through a video conference from Gonobhaban. 

State Minister for Labor and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian handed over the awards to the representatives of 30 organizations on behalf of the Prime Minister.

The companies include 15 factories in the garment or RMG sector, four in the tea industry, three in the food processing sector, three each in the plastics and pharmaceutical industries and two in the leather industry got this year’s Green Factory award.

Among the 15 garment factories are – Remi Holdings, Tarashima Apparels, Plummy Fashions, Mithila Textiles Industries, Vintage Denim Studio, AR Jeans Producer, Karooni Knit Composite, Designer Fashion, Kenpark Bangladesh Apparel (Kenpark Unit 2), Green Textile (Unit -3), Four H Dyeing and Printing, Wisdom Attires, Mahmuda Attires, Snowtex Outwear and Oeko-Tex Limited.

Three food processing industries are – Habiganj Agro, Akij Food and Beverage and Ifad Multi Products.

Four tea gardens are – Gazipur Tea Garden, Laskarpur Tea Garden, Jagchhara Tea Garden and Neptune Tea Garden.

Two leather goods factories are – Apex Footwear and Edison Footwear.

Three plastic industries are – Bongo Building Materials, All Plast Bangladesh and Durable Plastic.

Three pharmaceutical companies are -Square Pharmaceuticals, Beximco Pharmaceuticals and Incepta Pharmaceuticals.

The Prime Minister also inaugurated eight newly constructed women’s (working) hostels on the occasion.

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