Tannery industries

Govt issues legal notices to 28 tanners

The government has served legal notices to the owners of 28 tanneries who are yet to start work to relocate their factories from Hazaribagh in the capital to the designated industrial park in Savar.

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

Tannery relocation by this year: Amu

Relocation process of all tanneries from the capital’s Hajaribagh to the designated tannery estate in Savar will be completed by this year, industries minister tells the parliament.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

Govt issues legal notices to 28 tanners

The government has served legal notices to the owners of 28 tanneries who are yet to start work to relocate their factories from Hazaribagh in the capital to the designated industrial park in Savar.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

72-hr ultimatum to move tanneries to Savar

The industries minister issues instructions to close down tanneries which will fail to relocate from Hazaribagh to Savar in 72 hours. Allocation of plots in Savar industrial park will also be...

August 11, 2015
August 11, 2015

HC’s contempt rule against 10 tannery owners

The High Court issued a contempt rule against 10 tannery owners over charges of creating bars to implement a previous judgment regarding salvation of Buriganga river.

May 18, 2015
May 18, 2015

Bangladesh tanneries: HRW gives bleak outlook

Bangladesh must enforce laws to stop child labour and occupational and environmental health dangers in tannery industry, says Human Rights Watch.

April 21, 2015
April 21, 2015

HC summons industries secretary over tannery relocation

The High Court summons the industries secretary to appear before it on May 19 for not relocating tannery industries from Hazaribagh in the capital in line with its directive.