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E-service introduced for boosting textile sector

The government has introduced an electronic service to exhilarate the country’s textile sector by making the business process hassle-free. Textile sector is one of the highest foreign income earning windows of Bangladesh, which currently bears around 83% of total export earnings. The government wants to ensure the foreign income from the textile sector of worth US$50 billion by 2021, from the current figure of $28 billion. “We are launching the E-service for the entrepreneurs so they can do their business by spending less time and money”, said Textile and Jute Minister Muhammad Imaj Uddin Pramanik while launching the service at a seminar held at Jute diversification and Promotion Centre in the city yesterday. From now on, the entrepreneurs will get 18 kinds of service through the E-service, which has been launched under the project of “Online one click registration & service delivery by directorate of textiles by developing an E-centre network using ICT.” The program is being financed by the Access to Information project of the Prime Ministers’ Office. Among others, A2I Project Director Kabir Bin Anwar, Director General of the Department of Textile Ismail Hossin, BGMEA Vice-President Md NAsir and BKMEA Director Kamal Pasha were also present on the occasion. Under this, the entrepreneurs can easily send their applications as well as fees through this online service, sitting at their own offices.