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Govt to provide support to SMEs: Muneem

BSS National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem recently said that the government would provide support to the entrepreneurs of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to further flourish the operations of such enterprises. He also suggested the entrepreneurs of this sector to find out ways so that others

Managing Negative Stakeholders- A Psychosocial Analysis

Kazi Saiful Hoque CBAP, PMP In time identification and management of negative stakeholders of any project initiative undertaken to bring changes in the working environment or social environment very often appear to be challenging to both Business Analyst and Project Managers. Negative Stakeholders usually start opposing the initiative throughout the life

Conference organized by UNCDF underscores the need for inclusive economy for micro-merchants

United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) organized a conference styled as “Leaving No Micro Merchants Behind in the Digital Era in Bangladesh” at The Westin, Dhaka and many other participants join online on March 23, 2021, to showcase the work and learnings gained from the Merchants Development Driving Rural Markets (MDDRM) initiative. Facilitated and moderated by UNCDF,

PRAN aims to collect 30,000 tonnes of cassava this season

BSS Representative Image/Photo: Collected The country’s farmers are showing interest to harvest cassava and local business conglomerate PRAN aims to collect 30,000 tonnes of cassava from farmers in this season. At this moment, about 2,000 farmers are now harvesting cassava under the PRAN’s contract farming. Cassava is a root crop which is planted

Kamal Mojumder for strengthening technology-based industrialization

BSS State Minister for Industries Kamal Ahmed Mojumder directed the new Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) officials to intensify the technology-based industrialization in line with the fourth industrial revolution. New BSCIC officers need to acquire the ability to provide appropriate services to entrepreneurs in the workplace, he said. The state minister

Facebook launches campaign to showcase and support local entrepreneurs in Bangladesh

Facebook on December 21 launched the #BeDiscovered campaign in Bangladesh to showcase local entrepreneurs that are using digital platforms to grow their businesses. As part of its global efforts to support small and medium businesses, Facebook will partner with Bangladeshi entrepreneurs to help tell their stories. The #BeDiscovered campaign includes a series

Johnson jets in to Brussels in bid to save Brexit deal

LONDON (AFP) Boris Johnson/Photo: Aaron Chown/AP Prime Minister Boris Johnson was Brussels- bound on Wednesday, with Britain’s fading hopes for a post-Brexit trade deal hanging on crisis talks with EU chief Ursula von der Leyen. Johnson’s dash back to the city where once he made his name as an EU- bashing

Trump bans investment in firms that aid China’s military

WASHINGTON (AFP) Photo: NBC News Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning Americans from investing in Chinese firms that are deemed to be supplying or supporting Beijing’s military and security apparatus. The order listed 31 companies Thursday it said China was using for the “increasing exploitation” of US investment capital to

TK 15 crores distributed as SME loan in Gaibandha

BSS Image: Collected TK 15 crores had so far been distributed as small and medium enterprise (SME) loan to 100 entrepreneurs of the district to run their business activities smoothly. This was disclosed by Assistant General Manager (AGM) of Bangladesh Small And Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) also Member Secretary of SME loan