Bonayan gets Bangladesh Innovation Award-2021

Staff Correspondent

19 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Bonayan has bagged the Bangladesh Innovation Award-2021 under the 'Best Innovation- SDG Inclusion' category.

The virtual award ceremony was organised by Bangladesh Brand Forum recently, said a press release.

In the 3rd edition, Bangladesh Innovation Award-2021 has provided accolades under 14 major categories and 12-sub categories. 

The recognition is a true testament of Bonayan’s continued efforts over the past 40 years to improve the tree covered land area in the country to support SDG #15.

Since its inception in 1980 Bonayan has distributed more than 11crore saplings of medicinal, fruits and timber each year, which benefits more than 30,000 beneficiaries annually.

Each year, Bonayan distributes 50 lac healthy saplings to beneficiaries across the country.

Despite the global pandemic, Bonayan continued its efforts to plant 50 lac saplings throughout 2020 and successfully celebrated its 40th anniversary.

In addition, Bonayan has also been awarded the “Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award” on Green Leadership by Enterprise Asia.

Some of the notable projects of Bonayan programme are seen at Lalon Shah Bridge, Hazrat Shah Amanat International Airport, Lama Alikadam highway, Rohingya Camp, Mirinja point – Lama, Kushtia-Jessore highway, GK project, Jamuna Bridge, Kushtia by-pass road and others.