Exploring the stressed SME sector for faster economic growth

Officials and business experts have insisted on exploring the potential of the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector to create employment opportunities for unemployed youth for faster economic growth.

They saw this during the launching ceremony of a 10-day “BSCIC Entrepreneur Fair-2022” held on the grounds of the Metropolitan Public Library on Tuesday afternoon.

Bangladesh District Administration and Small Craft Industries
Corporation (BSCIC) jointly organize the fair where 51 stands were
set up by local entrepreneurs exhibiting their high quality products.

A wide range of ready-to-wear, crafts and hand-looms
leather and jute products, agricultural products, electrical products
and electronic products, design and fashion items and other SME products are
exhibited and sold at the fair.

Rangpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), Metropolitan Rangpur
Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RWCCI), Rangpur Women’s Chamber of Commerce
and industry (RMCCI) and other organizations provide assistance for
the organization of the fair.

The fair is organized to promote the local chalet, micro, small
and medium-sized enterprises and create jobs, improve the production of
international standard products, exhibition and introduction of SME products for
expansion of business, commerce and commerce.

The Divisional Commissioner of Rangpur, Md. Abdul Wahhab Bhuiyan, officially
inaugurated the fair as guest of honor.

Rangpur Deputy Commissioner of Police (Headquarters and Administration)
Metropolitan Police Md. Mohidul Islam, Rajshahi Regional Director of BSICIC
Rezaul Alam Sarker, President of RCCI Mostafa Sohrab Chowdhury Titu and Rangpur
The president of the press club, Mahabub Rahman, was present as a special guest.

Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Md. Golam Rabbani chaired
the inaugural ceremony followed by a debate.

BSCIC Deputy General Manager for Rangpur Shameem Hossain delivered
welcome speech recounting the importance, goals and objectives of the organization
the just one.

The speakers attach particular importance to the promotion of the local SME sector
involve more women entrepreneurs to create jobs in order to accelerate
pace of national development and economic growth.

They insisted on the need to make the process of granting loans to SMEs more flexible in
lower interest rates and skills development of local entrepreneurs to ensure
production of SME products to international standards.

The guest of honor spoke about various pragmatic measures taken by the
government to promote the local SME sector for job creation and self-employment.
employment to ensure faster economic growth to accelerate progress.

HM

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