World Bank Chief Economist praises Viyellatex Initiatives while visiting Eco Couture
World Bank Chief Economist praises Viyellatex Initiatives while visiting Eco Couture

Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of World Bank, Kaushik Basu was immensely impressed by Viyellatex initiative like wages payment through Mobile Banking and building industry in eco-friendly way. He visited Viyellatex LEED Gold certified green factory Eco Couture on December 15, 2015 along with the Governor of Bangladesh Bank Dr. Atiur Rahman and high officials of the World Bank and Central Bank.

Mr. Basu was accompanied by VIYELLATEX group CEO Mr. David Hasanat throughout the visit. CEO bKash Kamal Quadir, VIYELLATEX officials including group CFO Wahed Azizur Rahman, COO Viyellatex Ltd. Ziauddin Ahmed, Head of Eco Couture Mr. Ahamudul Islam were also present on the visit.

Kaushik Basu remarked that the work atmosphere, use of modern technology in financing and eco-friendly outlook of the factory is very commendable. Every worker is pleased with the fact that their wages will be sent directly from their workplace to them via mobile banking at the end of the month. He claimed that Viyellatex garments of Gazipur should be followed by all other garments of Bangladesh.

 

Here are the links of different media coverage of the visit:

http://www.thedailystar.net/country/%E2%80%98poor-infrastructure-slow-bureaucracy-major-challenges%E2%80%99-187642

http://epaper.thedailystar.net/index.php?opt=view&page=20&date=2015-12-20

http://www.kalerkantho.com/print-edition/industry-business/2015/12/16/302292

http://goo.gl/x1x2sY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=put2hnbad9E

http://www.bhorerbani.com/17991?q=print

http://www.amadershomoys.com/unicode/2015/12/16/45337.htm#.VnTxT_l97IU

http://goo.gl/lOFzaj

http://goo.gl/v54kIs

http://goo.gl/nh46js

http://www.chtmediatv.com/154

http://bangla.thereport24.com/article/138901/

http://www.dailysangram.com/news_details.php?news_id=216709

http://www.dailynayadiganta.com/detail/news/77685