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MRDI trains EPZ workers on money management

  • Published at 12:47 am July 11th, 2017
MRDI trains EPZ workers on money management
A two-day training session on financial literacy ended on Monday in Chittagong to make  female employees  working in EPZ industries understand and manage their finances better. Management and Resources Development Initiative (MRDI) in association with HSBC and Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) hosted the training sessions titled “Training of Trainers (ToT) for Chittagong and Karnaphuli EPZ Social Councillors”. A total of 22 social councillors participated in the session.After the training, EPZ social counsellors will now be able to disseminate knowledge among workers which will help them grow as responsible citizens. MRDI Executive Director Hasibur Rahman said EPZ workers will be trained about the value of savings and sensible spending of money they earn. Appreciating the initiative, BEPZA Chief Engineer Md Ashraful Kabir called for greater engagement of corporate sector in CSR activities that directly addressed the welfare of EPZ workers. “We feel delighted that the effort will contribute to help workers become financially literate.” MRDI executive director thanked BEPZA and HSBC for coming forward and joining hands, said a press release. General Managers of Chittagong Export Processing Zone and Karnaphuli Export Processing Zone were present among others during the closing session.