A few individuals from BGMEA, a relationship of piece of clothing industry proprietors, are not covering normal gas bills to article of clothing plants. Starting last May, the exceptional gas bills of 129 part manufacturing plants of the association remained at Tk 6.35 crore.
It is discovered that Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company has as of late sent back payments of Tk 142.61 crore to 24 BGMEA. Subsequent to checking by BGMEA specialists, 115 associations are not their individuals. Of the 129 BGMEA organizations with exceptional gas bills, 83 have 1 to 90 days left. Also, gas bills of 56 organizations are financially past due for at least four years.
BGMEA Secretary. In a letter to Titas’ overseeing chief on Sunday, Faizur Rahman said it ordinarily requires 120 days for an instant piece of clothing plant to get a purchaser’s buy, creation, transportation and fare cash. Thus, if there should arise an occurrence of back payments of somewhere around 90 days, steps can be taken to give notice to the plant and separate.
BGMEA further said that the proprietors of the readymade articles of clothing industry are sufficiently true to cover their normal gas bills. In any case, because of business reasons, there are a few postponements in taking care of the bills to deal with the undesirable circumstance. The association has looked for Titus’ thoughtful disposition in such manner.
When asked, BGMEA VP Shahidullah Azim disclosed to Prothom Alo, “Titus separated inside 1-2 months of the gas charge unfulfilled obligations.” However, our part associations need to store three months of safety cash. We have requested that Titus sit tight three months for the back payments.