The country will observe National Productivity Day to create mass awareness for boosting productivity in different sectors, including the industrial units.
The National Productivity Organisation (NPO) under the Ministry of Industries has chalked out elaborate programmes to mark the day with the theme “Productivity Leads to Prosperity.”
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages saying the productivity concept would gain trust among people and help Bangladesh become a prosperous nation within a short time, report agencies.
President in his message said: “Productivity could be boosted through highest utilisation of resources combining technology and skilled human resources. The government is committed to turn Bangladesh into a middle-income country by 2021. In this perspective, National Productivity Day is very important.”
“I firmly believe that productivity could be raised to an optimum level by formulating time-befitting plans, stopping misuse of resources and proper use of present manpower, machineries and modern appliances of production,” he added.
Prime Minister in her message said: “Apart from setting up new mills and factories at public and private initiatives, steps have also been taken to augment productivity through building skilled manpower and infusing new technology.”
“A number of mills and factories are reopened that were shut during the previous government. In addition to that the government has been implementing various programmes to help flourish the country’s industrial sector,” she added.
As part of the programme, a colorful rally will be brought out from Osmani Memorial Auditorium premises in the city.
Industries Minister Dilip Barua will lead the rally to be participated by State Minister for Industries Omor Faruk, Industries Secretary M Moinuddin Abdullah, and officials of the Ministry and NPO.
A seminar titled “Productivity Leads to Prosperity” will also be held at the BIAM auditorium in the city.