The proprietors of the instant article of clothing industry need to keep the production line running in a ‘extreme lockdown’ beginning next Monday to control the Covid contamination. In the interim, two article of clothing proprietors’ associations, BGMEA and BKMEA, have requested this at the most significant levels of the public authority. Nonetheless, no choice has been declared by the public authority up until this point.
An administration articulation said on Friday night that an exacting lockdown would be seen the nation over from Monday, June 26, until additional notification. As of now nobody can leave the house without a dire explanation. A wide range of government and private workplaces will be shut right now. A wide range of vehicles with the exception of crisis products will likewise be shut. Just ambulances and clinical vehicles will actually want to move.
Since the public authority’s assertion, there has been a whirlwind of theory with respect to whether different ventures, including pieces of clothing, will keep on working under exacting lockdown. The heads of BGMEA and BKMEA couldn’t utter a word plainly. They have mentioned the public authority to keep the industrial facility open. Presently the pioneers are taking a gander at what the public authority gives directions. The Cabinet Division is planned to give a notice by this evening. The plant was additionally in activity during the lockdown that started last April.
When asked, BGMEA VP Shahidullah Azim disclosed to Prothom Alo this evening, “No choice has been made at this point. In any case, we have mentioned the public authority to keep the fare arranged businesses and covered vans open. Since, if the plant is shut in lockdown, the specialists will go to the town house. It will make turmoil. 90% of our laborers don’t utilize public vehicle, they live nearby production lines. In the event that the creation is halted once more, the buy request will likewise disappear. ‘
Then again, BKMEA VP Mohammad Hatem disclosed to Prothom Alo, “I addressed the bureau secretary on my cell phone last night after the public authority’s assertion. The secretary educated me that the industrial facility would proceed. Also, an undeniable level gathering on lockdown the executives is being held under the chairmanship of the Home Minister at 7.30 pm today. I trust all that will be clear in that gathering. ‘
Mohammad Hatem added, ‘There are a few reasons why article of clothing processing plants should be kept open at this point. To begin with, the heavenly month of Eid al-Adha in the coming months. There is strain to supply items as indicated by the buy request. Purchasers won’t pay before Eid in the event that they don’t follow through on schedule. On the off chance that that occurs, it will be hard to pay the laborers. Besides, presently is the season for requesting garments. On the off chance that the manufacturing plant is shut in lockdown, some unacceptable message will be shipped off the purchasers. They will move the buy request to another country. Third, laborers will be considerably more focused regardless of whether they are in the processing plant. Then, at that point it will be simpler for us to keep the cleanliness rules. ‘