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Bashundhara launches sewing training centre in Bogura

Distributes sewing machines among 10 women

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 29th May, 2023 09:18:04 PM
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Bashundhara Group, the country’s largest business conglomerate, has opened a sewing training centre at Sariakandi upazila in Bogura on Monday.

Shuvosangho, social welfare organisation of Bashundhara Group’s vernacular Bengali daily Kaler Kantho, established the centre at at Partitporol village under the upazila.

Kaler Kantho Editor-in-Chief Imdadul Haq Milan graced the occasion as the chief guest.    

Apart from inaugurating Shuvosangho Sewing Training Centre, he distributed sewing machines among 10 destitute women.

Local mayor Matiur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sariakandi Police Station Rajesh Kumar Chakraborty, Sadar Union Parishad chairman Abdul Kafi Mandal, Shuvosangho director Zakaria Zaman, its vice-president Limon Bashar, among others, were also present.

In his speech, Imdadul Haq Milan said “Bashundhara Group has been working for economic emancipation of the rural distressed women. Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan ordered establishment of training centres in every district and even every upazila in this regard. As part of the ongoing scheme, we have launched the training centre in Saruakandi today. However, 10 women received training for two months. The recipients of sewing machines are expected to be self-reliant.”

About other social welfare programmes of Bashundhara Group, he said the largest business conglomerate facilitates education of the children of insolvent families by establishing schools and libraries and granting stipends.