Ministry to launch industry award marking ‘Mujib Year’

BSS | Published: 00:02, Jan 22,2020


Industries ministry is going to introduce industry award, titled ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Industry Award’ marking the celebration of the birth centenary of the country’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Industries minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun on Tuesday revealed the information at a press conference at the industries ministry conference in the city.

Humayun said that the award would be given in seven categories — large, medium, small, cottage,  micro, handicrafts and hi-tech industry.

First prize winner will get Tk 3 lakh in cash, 25 grams of gold-plated crest and a replica while the second prize will be Tk 2 lakh in cash, 20 grams of gold-plated crest and a replica and 3rd prize will be Tk 1 lakh in cash and 15 grams of gold-plated crest and a replica, he added.

He said that the ministry had already invited applications for the award and the application form is now available on the ministry web site.

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