The Labour Ministry, from its central fund, has donated Taka 84 crore for the welfare of the workers engaged in the garment manufacturing industry of Bangladesh.
This was informed by Begum Monnujan Sufian, the State Minister for Labour and Employment, during a recent meeting of the central fund.
She further maintained that the central fund since July 2016 has received around Taka 224.12 crore and has donated Taka 83.71 crore so far for the welfare of the garment workers.
Attending the meeting, Managing Director of the central fund (which was created in 2016 following instructions from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina), Md. Amir Hossain said central fund has Taka 125 crore at present.