Month: January 2020

Use of tannery waste in animal feed

Necessary steps should be taken to compel the poultry traders to refrain from using tannery waste as animal feed that may cause public health crisis…

One-fourth of approved projects get revised in 2019

The top economic policymaking body has revised a good number of projects in the first year of the government, or one-fourth of the total approved in its second term, officials said.…

Three leather goods industrial parks to be set up

Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) has taken an initiative to set up three footwear and leather goods industrial parks in the country in a bid to met the local demand of footwear and leather goods as well as to boost the export earnings.…

Tannery estate needs quick upgrade for better leather prices

The government should facilitate quick installation of the central effluent treatment plant at the Savar Tannery Industrial Estate to ensure better prices for Bangladeshi leather and leather goods, a top exporter said yesterday.…

Govt yet again extends tannery estate project

The long-awaited Savar Tannery Industrial Estate (STIE) project that began in 2003 is now expected to be fully complete next year after the government yesterday extended its deadline once again.…

Will the fate of Dhaleshwari be the same as Buriganga?

OVER the past decade, the economy of Bangladesh has been thriving. According to the government, Bangladesh growth rate is to reach to 8 per cent by the year 2020. But the important question is — at the cost of what?…