Bangladesh govt introduces e-service for textile sector

December 28, 2016 - Bangladesh

Bangladesh government has launched digital service for the textile sector in order to simplify the business process. Textile companies can carry out 18 different services under the new digital platform introduced under the ‘Online One Click Registration and Other Service Delivery by Directorate of Textile by Developing an E-Centre Network Using ICT’ project.

The e-service aims to help entrepreneurs carry out their business without wasting their time or money, said Muhammad Imaj Uddin Pramanik, textile and jute minister of Bangladesh, while introducing the new service at the Jute Diversification and Promotion Centre (JDPC).

Entrepreneurs in the textile sector can forward their applications through the service as well as make payments over the internet.

The Access to Information project of the Prime Minister’s Office financed this programme, according to media reports.

The textile sector of Bangladesh is one of the highest foreign income generating industry of the country and holds 83 per cent share in total export earnings with $28 billion. The country seeks to achieve the target of $50 billion in textiles export by 2021. (KD)