of Women: Bogra Democracy Festival 2002
organizes democracy festivals around different parts of Bangladesh
in support of its awareness building activities on democracy,
good governance, and human rights.
goal of these festivals is to spread the significance and
implication of these issues within the people, specially the
youths and women; introduce democratic norms and values ...more
needs Capital Investor to rescue over 300 Industries
Over 300 industries in northern district including renowned
Jamil Soapworks, Virginia Tobacco and Bogra Cotton Spinning
Mill in the district ceased production over the few years,
of running capital, inadequate marketing facilities and availability
of smuggled goods in local markets forced the closure of the
industries, creating unemployment of over one lakh workers.
divisional industries inspector's office sources said that
most of the establishments, numbering about 3,397, were either
closed down or became sick.
lone ceramic industry in the northern region, Tajma, is facing
bottlenecks due to lack of natural gas and absence of marketing
officials along with board of investment (BOI) sources said
notable among the closed industries are Jamil Soap of Jamil
Group, Virginia Tobacco, Jamil Jarda, Bogra Cotton Spinning
Mill, Noorani Bread and Biscuit, Northern Tannery, Jahed Wear,
Bhandari Iron, Hasna Oil, Habib Match, Bogra Lithographic
Printing Press, Hasna Textile, Khan and Jaman Textiles. Mrs
Golam Kibria Shop, Bangladesh Litho Press, Islamia Tant Shilpa,
Dashtika Weaving, Popular Dying and Weaving, Sutrapur Weaving,
Salamat Weaving and Shahjalal centre.
said over two hundred small, medium and large-scale enterprises
in Bogra were closed down. Similar scenes prevailing in the
industries sector in Dinajpur, Joypurhat, Rajshahi and Nogaon.(BSS)
Welfare Department disbursed Tk 11 Crore
Welfare Department disbursed Tk 11 crore interest-free loans
among the people in the district during the last 26 years.
The department disbursed the loan under its poverty alleviation
programme to generate self-employment opportunities in 754
villages of 11 upazilas of district since 1974.
The loans were utilized in poultry and dairy farming, cattle
rearing, purchase of rickshaw van, cottage industries and
pisciculture. The department took 10 percent service charge
from the borrowers.
outgoing Deputy Commissioner of Bogra Mr. Bimal Kumar Kundu
distributed last year this loan among the 148 farmers of Galua
union for small trading and five farmers of Saturia union
for buying tilling machine.
Col (Retd) writes from his memory about the battle of Hilli,
Bogra in 1971. This article of Defence Journal has been documented
the days from night 22/23 Nov. 1971 to night 15/16 Dec 1971
in Bogra. The subject and context are not our views. The author
takes full responsibility. We from www.bogra.info just
want to give an information what happened 30 years before
on these days in Bogra. The
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