Workshop on “Ex-post Assessment and Investment Grant Disbursement Mechanism”

Workshop on “Ex-post Assessment and Investment Grant Disbursement Mechanism” under “Program to Support Safety Retrofits and Environmental Upgrades in the Bangladeshi Ready-Made Garments (RMG) Sector Project” (SREUP) implemented by Bangladesh Bank.

The workshop was specially arranged for the Participating Financial Institution (PFIs) of the project and the RMG factories who received the credit facility through the PFIs under this project. The main objective was to disseminate information on Investment Grant pertaining to the credit facility which can be availed by the RMG factories and the required assessment and mechanism for disbursement.

Awareness Program for SREUP

Awareness Program for “Program to Support Safety Retrofits & Environmental Upgrades in the Bangladeshi Ready-Made Garments (RMG) Sector (SREUP) Project” under Bangladesh Bank. August 3, 2022

Representatives from the lead partner of the project French Development Agency (AFD), the European Union (EU), KfW, potential beneficiaries from RMG sector, PFIs, BGMEA and RMG Sustainability Council (RSC) were present in the awareness program.

On-line workshop for PFI officials with BIBM

Two online workshops were organized by BIBM to train officials of banks and financial institutions. Please click here to read the agenda of the on-line workshop.

Webinars for RMG factories

Four webinars were organized to create awareness among RMG factory on the SREUP credit line

IDLC customer meeting

This meeting was attended to help IDLC customers understand the SREUP line of credit. The clients of IDLC Finance interacted with officials from Bangladesh Bank and learned about the features and benefits of the line of credit.

Workshops for individual PFIs

Workshops were organized in partnership with the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM). The sessions included presentations from Bangladesh Bank, BIBM faculty and the project team. About 100 officials of the financial institutions attended these two trainings. Please click here for

Group discussion on improving environmental and safety condition of the RMG Sector

Both these focus group discussions were attended by representatives from the Local Service Providers (LSPs) who work with the Bangladesh RMG industry

Please click here to read the agenda of the environmental discussion and here to read the agenda of the safety-related discussion.

Training of Trainers for Bank Training Institutions

The Training of Trainers was attended by officials from the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) and Bangladesh Bank Training Academy (BBTA).

Please click here to read the agenda of the Training of Trainers event.

Soft Launch of the SREUP line of credit

The Soft Launch event was attended by senior officials from AFD, Bangladesh Bank, European Union Delegation to Bangladesh, KfW, GIZ, and Ministry of Finance and Department of Environment, Government of Bangladesh.

Please click here to read the agenda of the Soft Launch event.