Rajshahi to get 70 industrial units soon 

Dhaka,  Wed,  20 September 2017
Published : 09 Jul 2017, 12:29:38 | Updated : 09 Jul 2017, 17:37:52

Rajshahi to get 70 industrial units soon 

Rajshahi to get 70 industrial units soon 

Another 70 industrial units are now on the implementation stage in the Rajshahi  region. 

Around Tk 5.00 billion will be invested to implement the units.  A total of 2,000 people are likely to to get jobs here. 

Recently, eighteen newly established industrial units were given gas connection in Rajshahi for boosting their production. 

These are: Modern Plastic Industries limited, Jahid Aluminium Industries, Pran Agro Limited, Aroma Food Industries, Sakoa Text limited, MH Food and  Beverage limited, Novo-Asia Industries Limited, Anwara Mannan Textile Mills  Limited, ACI-Godrez Industries, Polash Metal, Taskin, Reget Aluminium, 

Bishal, Ruchita and Rajshahi Metal Industries and Global Bangladesh Private Limited.

A total of 386 industrial units were established in the Rajshahi region in last eight year  from June 2009.

It these units around Tk 19.31billion were invested.  The enterprises created job opportunity for around 20,000 people during the perion.

Among other established industries, 256 auto-rice mills, 110 fish and poultry feed mills and a four-star hotel are significant.

President of Rajshahi Chamber of Commerce and Industries Md Muniruzzaman 

told BSS that the number of new industries will increase furthermore if requisite facilities are ensured.

He called for bringing all the existing potential sectors in Rajshahi under budgetary allocation for its overall development.

The chamber leader said immediate step should be taken to reopen the now defunct Rajshahi Silk Factory for the sake of revitalizing the silk sector, according to a report by BSS. 

He identically said two major tourism-enriched cities- Chittagong and Cox's Bazar are detached from Rajshahi in terms of direct rail and air communications. This odd situation must be removed. 
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