Shwapno employs transgender people

Staff Correspondent | Published: 00:40, Apr 23,2020


Shwapno, a retail super shop, has employed nine transgender people in an effort to integrate them into conventional workplaces.

The retail shop’s human resources department handed over appointment letters to the transgender people in a ceremony at its head office in the capital on Monday, said a press release.

The appointed are Abdul Rahim Moon, Nishi, Akash Ahmed, Liton, Nila, Toma, Sunny, Tanim Mia and Billal.

As per their job description, they will be posted at various distribution centres and retail outlets of the brand.

Shwapno’s executive director Sabbir Hasan Nasir, head of distribution Mohibur Rahman, head of human resource department Shah Md Rizvi Rony, and other high officials were present on the occasion.

Earlier, Shwapno appointed physically challenged and autistic people in its retail shop.

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