Monday, 4 April 2016

Triumphant Minister of Industries Maulana Nizami

As a result of restructuring of the Ministry of Agriculture and huge success in that ministry, in 22 may 2003 the former prime minister of Bangladesh Khaledia Zia assigned Maulana Motiur Rahman Nizami to Ministry of Industries to revive and accelerate the rundown and controversial industries sector. As for the Ministry of Agriculture, Maulana Nizami also took initiatives to speed up and modernize the Ministry of Industries. Some of his success stories are highlighted below:–

Introduction of New Industries Policy
A new industries policy was introduced in 2005 for the development of the industries sector.
Pic: Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia offers prayers after inaugurating tannery industries city in Dhaka on 15 February 2005. Next to her, Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Maulana Motiur Rahman Nizami

SME Policy Strategy Taken Up
The SME Policy Strategy was taken up in 2005 for prompt development of small and medium sized industries.

Growth in the Industries Sector Reached to 10.45 per cent
In the fiscal year 2001–2002 the growth rate for the industries sector was 5.49 per cent which reached to 10.45 per cent in the fiscal year 2005–2006.

Freely Distribution of Fertilizers
In the last five years, uninterrupted production, import and distribution of fertilizers were ensured.

Two New Fertilizers Factory Established
To meet the demands of mixed fertilizers in the country, two new fertilizer factories of Di-Ammonium Phosphate (DAP–1) and Di-Ammonium Phosphate (DAP–2) were established in Chittagong with the daily production capacity of four hundred metric tons.

Opening Closed Industries
Closed caustic chlorine plant of Karnaphuli Paper Mills (KPM), Khulna hardboard mills and Rangpur sugar mill were reopened.

Setting up Industries City: A Revolutionary Step
In order to improve the environment of Dhaka city the tannery industries of Hazaribagh was moved to Savar where a new tannery industries city was set up. In addition to that, plans were taken to set up separate pharmaceuticals industries, plastic industries and automobile workshop cities.

Approx. Tk.70 Crore Profit in Sugar Industries
Bangladesh Sugar & Food Industries Corporation (BSFIC) in the sugarcane cultivation season of the year 2005–2006 made Tk.70 crore of profit for the second time in the last 17 years.

Employment Generation for One Lac 32 Thousand Three Hundred 75 Persons
BSCIC generated employments for one lac 32 thousand three hundred 75 person including 90 thousand two hundred 97 persons in small industries sector and 42 thousand in the cottage industries the year 2005–2006.

Increased Export Income from Small and Cottage Industries Sectors
BSCIC industries units produced products worth 11 thousand 39 crore taka in the fiscal year 2004–2005, and among them products worth three thousand six hundred crore were exported.

Salt Production: Highest Record so far
Against the demand of 11 lac metric ton salt in the country, 15 lac 75 thousand metric tons of salt was produced in the year 2005–2006 exceeding the local demand which is the highest record so far.

Modernization of BSTI: An Initiative Praised by All Quarters
The country-wide campaign anti-adulteration drive is strengthened in order to prevent duplicate products and adulteration under the auspices of BSTI which was greeted by all irrespective of political differences. In order to strengthen and modernize BSTI a project was implemented.

Formation of Food Fortification Alliance
In order to enrich flour and edible oil with vitamin A, Bangladesh Food Fortification Alliance was formed.

Formation of National Accreditation Board
National Accreditation Board was formed in order to receive recognition of different international standardization and certification authorities for different Bangladeshi products, industries and services and to prevent adulteration and duplicate products.

Preservation of Patent: A Constructive Step
In order to preserve national patents, the current patent office and trademarks registry office has been merged and new patent, design and trademarks department has been formed.

Productions in Various Organizations: Reaching the Target
In the last fiscal year 2005–2006, Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC), Bangladesh Steel and Engineering Corporation (BSEC), and Bangladesh Sugar and Food Industries Corporation (BSFIC) produced beyond their targets.

This is how he spent three years in Minister of Industries serving the people thorough transparency, accountability and efficiency giving his fullest intelligence and abilities. But now he is incarcerated into the four walls of prison because of heinous political vengeance.

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