Four companies of PRAN-RFL Group received ‘Green Factory Award-2020’ that is conferred for the first time in the country.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina participated in the award giving ceremony as the chief guest virtually while State Minister for Labour and Employment Begum Monnujan Sufian handed over the award on behalf of the prime minister held in the capital on Wednesday.
Labour and Employment Ministry Secretary Ehsan-E-Elahi was also present at the programme, the company said in a statement.
Ministry of Labour and Employment introduced the award for increasing more investment in industries through using environmentally-friendly technologies and employing a skilled workforce in a safe and decent working environment. The Green Factory award has been given in six categories and it will be given every year from now on.
Habiganj Agro Limited, a sister concern of PRAN, received the award under food processing category while Banga Building Materials Limited, Allplast Bangladesh Limited and Durable Plastics Limited, the sister concern of RFL group, got the award under Plastic sector.
Uzma Chowdhury, Director (Corporate Finance) at PRAN-RFL Group received the award on behalf of Habiganj Agro. RN Paul, Managing Director at RFL Group received the award on behalf of Durable Plastics while Dilip Kumar Sutradhar, Executive Director at Banga Building Materials and Sayed Hossain Chowdhury, Chief Operating Officer at Allplast Bangladesh took the award on behalf of their organisations.