BWCCI for quota system in DCC markets

Dhaka,  Wed,  26 October 2016
Published : 16 Oct 2016, 21:57:19

BWCCI for quota system in DCC markets

FE Report

Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BWCCI) has proposed the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) provide women entrepreneurs with some facilities including quota system in DCC markets for creating scope of market access to them.

A three-member delegation of BWCCI led by its president Selima Ahmad submitted a set of proposals to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq at Nagar Bhaban on Sunday.

The proposals include introduction of 10 per cent quota system for women entrepreneurs in each DCC market, arranging holiday market for women entrepreneurs on Friday/Sunday on open space in each DCC market and setting up exclusive women market.

Terming the proposal for allocation of 10 per cent quota for women entrepreneurs a positive idea, the DNCC mayor assured them that they will take the idea into their consideration in future when new markets will be set up.

BWCCI believes that women's economical empowerment will be enhanced and women entrepreneurs would be able to contribute more to the country's overall development if these proposals are included in respective policies, said a press release issued by the women chamber.
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