Only seventy-one companies have been awarded the National Export Trophy for their performance in the country’s export earnings in the fiscal year 2018-19.
Ananta Apparels Limited have been awarded bronze medals among these seventy-one companies.
Ananta Apparels Ltd is the oldest factory of the group. Ananta Group’s garment manufacturing started its journey way back in 1992. Only with few hundred workers, the mother factory started its journey. Now has grown to 20,000 workers and 5,000 managerial staff. The group has now 7 factories. Group’s diversified product includes denim, outer/active wear, formal suits, sweater, and intimate apparel. Group’s yearly turnover has crossed over $ 365 million USD.
It is worth mentioning here that Ananta Apparels received 3 times similar awards in the year 2011-12; 2012-13; 2014-2015. The winner’s award was received by the MD of the Group in 2011 & 2012 from the Honorable Prime Minister.
It also needs to be noted that Mr. Sharif Zahir, the Managing Director of the Group is a graduate of UT Austin University, Texas. Adjudged as Commercially Important Person (CIP) 8 times.
Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi today (22nd November) handed over the awards as the chief guest at the Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Centre at Purbachal, Dhaka.
The Ministry of Commerce and the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) jointly organized the award distribution ceremony