Dhaka, Bangladesh
Boosting skilled workforce to enhance productivity underscored

Boosting skilled workforce to enhance productivity underscored

RAJSHAHI, Feb 14: Speakers at a discussion here today unequivocally called for boosting the number of competent workforce to enhance the industrial productivity through ensuring quality. All the public and private sectors concerned should come forward and work together to attain the cherished goal of making the nation self-reliant in all sorts of production according to the existing demands, they told at a divisional workshop. Commissioner's office of Rajshahi division and National Productivity Organization (NPO) in the Ministry of Industries jointly organized the workshop titled "National Productivity and Quality Excellence Award 2019 and National Institutional Appreciation Award 2019" at Circuit House conference hall, reports BSS. Divisional Commissioner Humayun Kabir Khandaker addressed the opening session as chief guest while NPO Director Nischinta Kumar Poddar and President of the National Association for Small and Cottage Industries in Bangladesh Mirja Nurul Gani spoke as special guests with Deputy Commissioner Hamidul Haque in the chair. Additional Divisional Commissioner ANM Moyeenul Islam welcomed the participants. Around 80 persons including some 50 entrepreneurs from all eight districts in Rajshahi division took part in the workshop. Taking part in the open discussion, they put forward a set of recommendations on how to make the entrepreneurship sector profitable and sustainable. NPO Senior Research Officer Nazrul Islam gave an overview of the issue side by side with highlighting the existing principles of boosting productivity. In his remarks, Humayun Kabir Khandaker said the present government under the dynamic and visionary Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has launched various time-fitting measures including the awards to inspire the entrepreneurs towards quality production. He said the government has set the Vision- 2021, Vision- 2041 and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 and has been working relentlessly to attain the visions. The Chief Guest urged the entrepreneurs to supplement the government endeavours through enhancing quality productions. He also urged them to earn consumers satisfaction along with confidence as it's very much important to make the industry profitable and sustainable. Humayun Kabir also called for boosting the number of efficient manpower for ensuring quality production as there is no compromise to quality.

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