June 30, 2022, 6:38 pm

Staff Correspondent

2022-05-29 11:20:47 BdST

26 firms get productivity awards today

Twenty-six firms will get the "National Productivity and Quality Excellence Award 2020" today for continuously improving their productivity and quality.

Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun will hand over the awards to the winners as the chief guest at an event in the capital, according to the Press Information Department.

The National Productivity Organisation (NPO) of the Ministry of Industries has organised the programme.

In five categories, 26 firms will receive the National Productivity and Quality Excellence Award 2020 and one trade body the "Institutional Appreciation Award 2020" as recognition of their contribution to the industrial sector.

Of the large industries, Coca-Cola's bottling venture International Beverages Pvt Ltd has secured the first position in the food sector, while Pran's venture Habiganj Agro Ltd bagged the second prize.

Fair Electronics Ltd became the champion among large-scale engineering firms, while real estate builder Sheltech stood second and Runner Automobiles won the third prize.

In the services category, Nitol Insurance, Mir Telecom and Digicon Technologies won the first, second and third positions, respectively.

Of the IT firms, only Service Engine Ltd has been recognised by the government for its productivity and quality excellence.

Under the chemical category- Premier Cement Mills, Kohinoor Chemical Company (Bangladesh) and Square Toiletries have won the top three prized respectively under the large chemical industries category.

Of the medium size industries, RFL Group's electric transformer manufacturing venture Sylvan Technologies Limited won the only prize, while Mascotex Ltd stood first and Index Accessories became second among the medium textile and apparel industries.

Millennium Information Solutions won the only award in the mid-size IT firm category.

BRB Polymer and GME Agro won the first and second prizes respectively in the mid-chemical category.

In small and cottage industries, Dhaka-based Ahmed Food Products, Tohfa Enterprise and Jarmartz won the first, second and third prizes, respectively.

Of the micro industries, Narayanganj-based Super Star Electronics won the only prize.

Eastern Tubes has been named the only state-owned enterprise to receive the award.

Besides, the ministry has also named the Dhaka Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry as the winner of the Institutional Appreciation Award 2020.

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