Bangladesh: METABUILD Project Closing Event with with Chittagong Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CCCI)


This event took place on 15th February, 2020 at CCCI, World Trade Centre, Agrabad, Chittagong. A MoU was signed between CCCI and METABUILD in November, 2017 and CCCI was very supportive in mobilizing companies in the Chittagong region to participate in the project. METABUILD provided direct support to 43 companies in Chittagong region.

Mr. Ahid Siraj Choudhury (Swapon), Director of CCCI was the Chief GuestDr. Malini Balakrishnan, Project Coordinator of METABUILD, TERI (India) thanked CCCI management for their continued cooperation and support for the project. Mr. Prahlad K Tewari, Technical Expert from TERI (India) presented the overall project achievements and the Bangladesh achievements were presented by Ms. Nizhum Islam Nishi, Project Coordinator Bangladesh from TERI. Mr.Pranab Chakma, Technical Consultant (DCCI) explained the Resource Controlling Tool and its use.

Mr. Choudhury emphasized that in order to compete with other countries, Bangladeshi industries must concentrate on saving resources. Engr. Mohd. Farque, Secretary In-Charge of CCCI expressed his gratitude for the support from METABUILD in Chittagong region. He mentioned that they will always welcome this kind of projects and initiatives and will cooperate accordingly.

40 companies of Chittagong received certificates for the implementation of RECP measures in their factories and 5 companies received METABUILD award for their outstanding performance in resource saving.