The Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Business Automation Limited aimed at starting one stop services at BSCIC boardroom in the capital on Monday.
BSCIC Chairman Md Mostaq Hasan NDC (Additional Secretary) presided over the MoU, said a press release.BSCIC Secretary Md Mofidul Islam and Business Automation Limited Director Shoeb Ahmed Masud singed the agreement on behalf of their respective organisations.
BSCIC Chairman Md Mostaq Hasan said one stop service is a milestone for BSCIC. It will run a far through implementing services for entrepreneurs.
BSCIC Chairman hoped that BSCIC will start one stop service by providing a few services in current month.
BSCIC under the Ministry of Industries has been included in the One Stop Service Act, 2018 to attract domestic and foreign investment.
BSCIC is the fifth institution to be listed in the act after the: Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA), Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority (BEZA), Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA), and Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority.
As a result of the inclusion in the One Stop Service Act, small, micro, cottage and medium industrialists can get: trade licenses, land registration, environmental clearances, infrastructure approval, electricity, gas and water connection, telephone connection, explosive license, broiler certificates and other relevant services online from a single place.BSCIC is an institution founded by the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. It has been working as a major institution for the development of small and cottage industries at the grassroots level since its inception.
At present, BSCIC has 76 industrial cities across the country. Additionally, BSCIC has taken up a masterplan to set up 50 eco-friendly industrial parks on 20,000 acres of land in economically important areas by 2030.