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Amann Bangladesh Limited, a German swing thread producing company, Wednesday donated Taka 6.23 lakh, a fixed portion of its profit of the last one year, to Bangladesh Labour Welfare Foundation (BLF) fund.
Amann Bangladesh Managing Director Rokonuzzaman handed over a donation cheque for Taka 6,23,212 for the first time to State Minister for Labour and Employment Md Mujibul Haque at his office in the Secretariat here, reports BSS.
In the Labour Law, there is a provision of donating one-tenth of net profit of a company to the
BLF fund. So far, 122 national, international and multinational companies donated money to the fund. About Taka 312 crore has been deposited to the BLF fund still now.
Addressing the cheque handover function, Mujibul Haque said financial and educational assistances are given to the institutional and non-institutional workers and their children from the BLF fund.
Taka 200,000 is given to the family of any institutional and non-institutional worker who dies in accident, Taka 100,000 for treatment of fatal diseases, Taka 300,000 to workers’ children, who are studying in government engineering, textiles and agriculture universities and in medical colleges as education assistance while Taka 40,000 is given to those studying in public universities, he added. Later, the state minister handed over a cheque for Taka 30,000 to Shuvo Kumar, son of carpenter Shyamal Kumar of Sirajganj, for getting admission in Dhaka University.