Silk manufacturing facility in Thakurgaon resumes manufacturing after 21 years

After practically 21 years, Thakurgaon Silk Factory resumed its production final week with the brand new identify ‘Suprio Silk Manufacturing facility’.

Lawmaker from Thakurgaon-1 constituency Ramesh Chandra Sen inaugurated the manufacturing facility operation at Gabindanagar in Thakurgaon municipality, reviews our native correspondent.

An area enterprise group ‘Suprio Group’ took a five-year lease on the manufacturing facility towards cost of Tk 1.60 lakh per yr, stated manufacturing facility sources.

The manufacturing facility is prone to produce 100 metres of silk in eight hours a day utilizing 20 energy looms and 20 hand looms, they stated.

Bablur Rahman, chairman of Suprio Group, instructed The My Information that originally they’ve deliberate to run the manufacturing facility for eight hours each day and they’re going to lengthen the operation time on a requirement foundation.

Replying to a question, Bablur expressed his hope that the manufacturing facility will convey good revenue as Thakurgaon silk garments have a great repute.

Manufacturing facility sources stated the non-government organisation Rangpur Dinajpur Rural Service arrange the Thakurgaon Silk Manufacturing facility within the 1975-76. Later in 1981, it was handed over to Bangladesh Sericulture Growth Board.

Step by step, the manufacturing facility wrapped up its manufacturing exhibiting a loss yearly.

The manufacturing facility restarted its operation later nevertheless it was declared laid off on November 29, 2002, on the identical floor. At the moment, round 10,000 skilled mulberry farmers and 75 staff had been concerned with the manufacturing facility.

Thakurgaon silk, which was well-known for its high quality, was additionally exported overseas, Bablur added.

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