Govt to set action plan to finish factory remediation by June ’21

September 4, 2018

The government is going to set a time-bound action plan for completing remediation work in the readymade garment factories which were inspected under the government-led and International Labour Organisation-supported initiative. At a government-ILO workshop on RCC (remediation coordination cell) governance and future of industrial safety unit, the government adopted proposals to complete all the remediation work in the RMG factories inspected under the national initiative by June, 2021 and to extend the tenure of the RCC, which started working from July this year, to three years from one year.‘At the workshop we have finalised a time-bound action plan for completing factory remediation, escalation protocol and RCC indicators,’ Md Shamsuzzaman Bhuiyan, inspector general of the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments, told New Age on Sunday.The workshop was held at the Grand Sultan Tea Resort and Golf in Sylhet in August 29-30.Representatives from labour ministry, DIFE, Fire Service and Civil Defense, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association, Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha, Public Works Department, Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh and Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety attended the workshop.

Source: The RMG BD