Bangladesh Finance Teams Up with WeGro Technologies to Expedite Loans for Agricultural Entrepreneurs with Favorable Terms
In a pivotal move towards fostering sustainable agriculture, Bangladesh Finance has embarked on a path of impact financing. A significant collaboration pact was formally sealed between Bangladesh Finance and WeGro Technologies Limited, signifying a concerted effort to promote financial inclusion among marginalized agricultural entrepreneurs. The heart of this agreement lies in the provision of hassle-free loans to small-scale agricultural ventures, coupled with the equitable distribution of their produce at fair market prices.
The ceremonial signing of the collaboration agreement took place at the corporate headquarters of Bangladesh Finance, situated in Dilkusha, Dhaka, on Wednesday afternoon, August 23. A defining benefit stemming from this partnership lies in Bangladesh Finance extending varying loan durations to agricultural entrepreneurs duly registered on WeGro Technologies’ platform. By intertwining technological innovation with the symbiotic relationship between financial institutions and agricultural visionaries, both entities aim to actively contribute to the attainment of the government’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
At the helm of this significant agreement, Md. Kyser Hamid, the Managing Director and CEO of Bangladesh Finance, affixed his signature with a sense of purpose. He expounded that the laudable recognition of Bangladesh Finance as the premier sustainable financial institution by Bangladesh Bank underscores their commitment to ushering entrepreneurs from remote corners into the folds of financial inclusivity. The continuity of such collaborative agreements will seamlessly perpetuate the holistic financial inclusion mission of Bangladesh Finance.
Conversely, Md. Mahmudur Rahman, the Founder and CEO of WeGro Technologies, officially endorsed the agreement on the company’s behalf. In a reflection on the challenges faced by agricultural entrepreneurs in remote sectors of the nation – ranging from funding shortages to obtaining fair compensation for their yields. He emphasized the transformative potential of these loans in alleviating these predicaments.
The ceremony was graced by the presence of eminent personalities, including M. Kohinoor Hossain, the Head of Sustainable Finance at Bangladesh Finance, along with Md. Sajjadur Rahman Bhuiyan, the Group CFO, and Md. Rafiqul Amin, the Head of Operations. The Chief Risk Officer, Suman Kumar Kundu, and other were present on this event.
Evercare Hospital Provides Free Treatment for Children’s Heart Perforation
Evercare Hospital Chattogram, a prominent healthcare provider in the port city, recently organized a Special Patient Forum within its Department of Paediatric Cardiology to commemorate World Heart Day – 2023.
The event featured key addresses, including a welcoming speech by Dr. Ratnadeep Chaskar, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Evercare Hospitals, Bangladesh. Dr. Tahera Nazrin, Founder and Head of the hospital’s Paediatric Cardiology Department, provided an overview of the department, while Samir Singh, Chief Operating Officer of Evercare Hospital Chattogram, delivered the closing remarks.
Dr. Chaskar underscored the significance of their special initiative, stating, “We view the free Paediatric Cardiology Department package for underprivileged children as an exceptional endeavour.” Dr. Nazrin, in her address, emphasized the importance of creating awareness about heart conditions in children, highlighting that these conditions are both treatable and preventable. She further spotlighted the hospital’s comprehensive Paediatric Cardiology services, including the provision of free devices and balloons for the treatment of congenital heart defects and defective valves in underprivileged children.
Evercare Hospital Chattogram’s unwavering commitment to offering complimentary treatment for congenital heart defects in underprivileged children reflects its dedication to enhancing the well-being of all members of the community.
Bengal Exclusive Shop Launches in Panchagarh, Sirajganj
Bengal Plastics Ltd. has expanded its reach by inaugurating its 119th and 120th showrooms in Debiganj, Panchagarh, and Belkuchi Bazar, Sirajganj, on September 17th and 20th. These Bengal Exclusive shops aim to enhance accessibility to Bengal plastics products and improve the consumer experience in these regions.
Bengal Plastics Ltd. remains dedicated to delivering high-quality plastic products to consumers at affordable prices, ensuring customer satisfaction.
The official opening of the showroom was graced by the presence of Mr. Fazle Rabbi, Deputy General Manager of Houseware and Marketing Head, Muhammad Rashed Ul Alam, along with local business figures, distributors, and other attendees from Panchagarh and Sirajganj.
To celebrate the showroom’s launch, a special 15% discount on all products is being offered at the Debiganj Exclusive showroom in Panchagarh, valid until September 30, 2023. The event was organized by Mr. Khairul Islam from the Marketing Department on behalf of Bengal Plastics Ltd.
JCI Dhaka Founders Concludes Career Connect Expo on a High Note
JCI Dhaka Founders proudly organized the ‘Career Connect Expo 2023,’ spanning 2 days from September 17th to 18th. The inaugural day witnessed a high-profile panel discussion and an open dialogue, featuring esteemed speakers such as A.K.M Fahim Mashroor, the CEO of Bangladesh’s leading online job marketplace, Bdjobs.com, Dr. Md. Abul Kashem Mia, Vice Chancellor of the United International University, and Ziaul Haque Bhuiyan, the National President of JCI Bangladesh.
In the course of this comprehensive discussion, these distinguished speakers provided invaluable insights to budding entrepreneurs on the intricacies of human resource management. They deliberated on innovative solutions to address enduring challenges, underscoring the critical role of selecting and retaining top talent within their organizations.
On the event’s 2nd day, September 18th, 30 prominent companies conducted interviews for nearly 300 meticulously shortlisted candidates throughout the day. Prospective applicants had expressed their interest in job opportunities through bdjobs.com and easy.jobs. Subsequently, carefully chosen candidates received exclusive invitations for interviews, having successfully navigated a rigorous screening and selection process.
Asif Rahman, the Local President of JCI Dhaka Founders, expressed his profound enthusiasm, stating, “We take immense pride in hosting such a significant event under the banner of JCI Dhaka Founders. We anticipate that the Career Connect Expo will become an annual cornerstone, facilitating companies in their quest to genuinely recruit the most suitable candidates.”
The event’s associate partners include Bdjobs.com, Venue Partner – United International University, Media Partners – Orthosongbad, Canvas, Bizcope, Backspace, The Dhaka Times, and Event Partner – Event Management Company Circl.
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