20 firms selected for President’s Industrial Dev Award 2020

Desk Report: Bangladesh government has selected 20 industrial units in six categories for the President’s Industrial Development Award 2020.

According to the Guidelines for Awarding the President’s Industrial Development Award 2013, the 20 companies were selected for the award due to their performances in industrialisation and employment generation in the country, the industries ministry said in a gazette notice issued on August 10.

For 2020, among the winners, five are under the large industries category, five medium, four small, one micro, two cottage and three hi-tech industries.

Runner Auto Mobiles Ltd and Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd jointly secured the first prize in the large industries category while BRB Cables Industries Ltd and Fariha Spinning Mills Ltd jointly came in second and Envoy Textiles Limited won the third prize.

In the medium industries category, Noman Terry Towel Mills Limited came in first, Mascotex Ltd and APS Design Works Ltd jointly second and Bengal Polymer Wares Limited and Auko Tex Ltd jointly secured the third prize.

Masco Oversees Ltd won the first, Abdul Jalil Ltd and Pacific Sea Food Ltd jointly second and Madhobdi Dyeing Finishing Mills Ltd won third prize in the small industries category. Masco Dairy Enterprise won the first prize in the micro industries category.

In the cottage industry category, Intelligent Card Ltd won the first and Rongmela Nari Kalyan Sangstha second prizes.

Fair Electronics Ltd was selected as the first prize winner in the high-tech industry category while Mir Telecom Limited became the second and ServicEngine Ltd third in the category.

Zanendra Nath Sarker, an additional secretary of the industries ministry, on Saturday told New Age that the award giving ceremony might be held in November or December.