Savar Tannery Estate: Guideline to be prepared over plot allocation

Publish: 6:21 PM, May 12, 2022 | Update: 6:21:PM, May 12, 2022

The government will prepare a complete guideline over plot allocation in the BSCIC Tannery Industrial Estate in Savar.

Industries Secretary Zakia Sultana asked the officials concerned to draft the guideline during exchanging views with stakeholders at the tannery estate on Thursday, said a PID handout.

She stressed the need for using surface water instead of underground water and finding out a sustainable method to reuse the water used in the industrial estate.

The secretary asked the representative of the Department of Environment to collect water samples from the effluent treatment plant at least once a month and send a report to the authorities concerned.

Chairman of Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries (BSCIC) Mahbubor Rahman and representatives of Bangladesh Tannery Association were present.

Later, the industries secretary planted saplings in the tannery area.